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UKaid Nepal Skills for Employment (सीप) Monthly Bulletin: March 2021

Funded by the U.K. Government, UKaid सीप, since 2019, is brokering transformational partnerships with the private and public sector to propel growth of employment and entrepreneurial opportunities in priority sectors – commercial agriculture, light manufacturing, tourism, ICT, and construction – primarily in Province 2 and Lumbini Province. सीप uses an innovative Challenge Fund to expand marketaligned skilling, affordable financial products, and ethical migration services linked to gainful livelihoods for Nepalis and growth for industries.

Message from the Leadership

The International Women’s Day campaign theme for 2021 ‘#ChooseToChallenge’ perfectly reverberated with what we, at Ukaid सीप, stand for. At सीप too, we confront bias and inequality and push for a more inclusive environment at work and the communities that we support. By challenging systemic gender constraints and integrating gender-inclusive solutions, firms can accelerate the move towards a stronger, sustainable economy. सीप’s technical assistance to private sector partners, as part of our Challenge Fund cofunding model, is a core tenet in our approach to catalyzing inclusive skills-based job creation alongside industry growth in Nepal. ...( View More )