Aide et Action International- South Asia was registered in Nepal in 2009. In the same year, it has established an office in Kathmandu. In Nepal, with the support of 2 NGO partners, Aide et Action International runs Quality education programme for primary school children in Saptari and Baglung districts of Nepal. It has also initiated the livelihood education programme known as iLEAD in 2010.
Through iLEAD, it aims to impart vocational skills and livelihood education to young girls and boys, who are in a vulnerable situation due to social conflict in the region.
The major objectives of the project are:
- Provide a four- month skill based vocational training to youth who are in a vulnerable situation due to lack of higher education. The programme also focuses on the slum area in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur.
- Ensuring gainful employment for at least 75% of the youths graduates in the programme.
The quality education programme, Back to Basics (B2B), reaches out to 14, 292 children in Nepal.