Welcome all friends and supporters of Better Life Social Organization. Here you can learn more about our social service projects, the progress we are making, and how you can contribute. Our service is aimed at the marginalized and most needy communities in Nepal, as well as the struggling farmers and their families. Our organization's dedicated work includes obtaining sustenance for women, nutritional programs for early childhood, education for children, English language development, health care services for families, agricultural development, and welfare for orphanages.
Our mission is to improve the quality of life for the marginalized, suffering, and destitute people of Nepal's poorest communities, with an emphasis on securing the rights of women and children. Through an enhanced educational program, community training and agricultural improvements, the economic well-being and basic human rights are more easily attained and protected for the neediest of families.
About Better Life
Better Life is a non-religious, non-political, non-profitable, non-governmental organization (NGO), founded in 2011 by a diverse group drawn from development workers, educationalists, social activists and other professionals. Better Life is officially registered under the Society Act with the District Administration Office in Kathmandu (Reg. No. 723), and is affiliated with the Social Welfare Council of Nepal (SWC) (Affiliation No. 34389). Better Life Social Organization focuses on community-based projects involving local volunteers backed up by international volunteers in Nepal.
Better Life aims to provide individuals with the basic necessities of daily life, as well as the knowledge and tools necessary for sustaining a lifestyle of better quality. The greatest efforts are placed on educating women and children. The communities as whole benefit from community training and service projects. Agricultural development programs aide farmers with modern technology and training for improved crop production. Better Life has adopted an integrated community approach with its development, by combining voluntary service work, donations, ideas, and suggestions from both local and international volunteers and supporters.
Specific objectives include:
* To make women self-reliant through a number of initiatives including literacy classes; income generation opportunities; savings and credits groups and raising awareness on health, sanitation and the environment, along with maintaining a functioning household .
* To support and provide facilities for early childhood development, encouraging a strong basic foundation for young children along with the beginning of their education.
* To provide a platform for children to participate in non-formal creative activities, as well as developing their skills and making them aware for their basic rights, through establishing Children's Clubs and schooling.
* To help children who have suffered much as a result of the conflict to regain access to education.
* To offer sponsored education to disadvantaged children, including orphans, conflict victim children and children from very poor, low income families.
* To provide English language classes for youth, a youth club forum in which to enhance their social and professional skills, and the opportunity to volunteer within their local community.
* To raise awareness of the need for English language skills and to facilitate teaching English in schools, Buddhist monasteries and nunneries.
* To ensure quality education by providing teacher training, workshops, seminars and exchange visits.
* To seek resources and healthcare professionals to assist the health post to serve the local community.
* To increase awareness about the benefits of good sanitation and provide education in school for maintaining personal hygiene.
* To establish a Community Learning Center (CLC) to provide learning platforms for eliminating illiteracy and for the professional development of local people.
* To support orphanages by offering financial assistance for education, food and clothing, and through the placement of volunteers for proper distribution and use of resources.
* To introduce Nepali culture to international volunteers and to ensure a safe and memorable stay in a supportive environment.
* To establish a structured volunteer team that maintains safety and professionalism.