About Us

Who we are

What we do

Our Vision and Mission

Our Team

Creative Institute Nepal (CIN) is a local non-profit making feminist organization established in January 8, 1998 at Rupandehi district with the aim of Women’s Empowerment, My Body My Rights, Legal Education and Economic Empowerment. At the beginning, her core working areas were Empowering literacy, Legal Literacy and Economic Empowerment and the project was funded by Pact International and The Asia Foundation. Later on CIN added her work with the objectives to prevent violence against women, girls trafficking, and sustainable livelihood program to ensure economic, social and political well-being of women as well as other marginalized group by promoting their access to rights and social justice in their communities. In addition, CIN works for the safe migration, women’s sexual reproductive health rights and agro based livelihood support program which helps to women for defining their self-respect and combating all deficiency.

Since her inception, CIN has been working with women’s village banks and saving-credit cooperatives, Aama Samuha of rural areas of Nepal. CIN has also been working with the poor and marginalized people in rural Nepal to empower them in the process of meeting their basic needs, improving livelihoods and building their own institutions through feminist perspective. It substantially contributes to women’s empowerment and socio-economic and political reconstruction process, by embracing the rights-based approaches to development. CIN is also committed to creating an enabling environment for building a just, equitable, peaceful and prosperous society through social, economic and political empowerment of the rural poor, particularly the poor rural women, young girls and other disadvantaged and socially oppressed people of Nepalese society.

Due to discriminatory power relation between men and women, women have been bearing many forms of violence which made us sad, depressed and very vulnerable to sexual abuse, trafficking, rape, health hazard, and vulnerable work to HIV/AIDS and death in all cycle of lives. But when women have power, they will have zero tolerance against violence and exploitation. CIN believes that human development is driven by empowered women. Therefore CIN will work and put on highest priority on empowering women and girls to become leaders and to ensure that their roles in society and the economy are properly valued and recognized for the social justice.

Legal Counseling and service to GBV survivors
Education support
Livelihood development (Farm-Off farm)
Health, Psychosocial Counseling and environment protection
Community mediation for building peace and social harmony
Capacity building of women and young feminist network

Vision and mission
Vision

CIN’s vision is to build a society with social justice, gender equality, social harmony, and prosperity for all citizens by partnering with Nepal government, local community, national and international society.
Goal:

Establishing a society with justice, ending of violence against women, trafficking and other forms of violence against women and marginalized people.
Promoting sustainable agricultural production and efficient natural resources management technologies for improved food security, nutrition and income generation and environment protection.
Objective:

To help in elimination of discrimination against women and girls, end gender based violence and trafficking and establish social justice, security, women human rights and equality.
To support for vulnerable girls, women and trafficked survivors for both agro based and off-farm business that will help to be independent and improve women’s and marginalized people’s economic and social status.
Help in improving access to justice, empower community people to solve their own problem and establish peace and social harmony at home as well as in community through legal service, education, counseling and policy advocacy in every level of state.
To help in accessing health rights, education rights for women and children through health education, basic health check up interventions and referral service

Adviser of CIN Nepal

Dr. Binayek Prasad Rajbhandari (PhD) Sustainable Agricultural Development and women empowerment
Dr. Nirmala Sharma (PhD) Gender and agriculture development
Dr. Keshav Paudel (PhD) Disaster Management and GISP
Dr. Balmukunda Bhandari (PhD) Education
Executive board members

Name Function Experiences
Pratima Sharma
(Advocate)

Chairperson Masters in social science, bachelor in Law, with 25 years experience in women rights, trafficking and GBV, education, livelihood development from feminist perspective
Jiwan Bhusal Vice-Chairperson Master in Sociology with 15 years experience in in community development, women rights, community health and gender inclusion.
Ramesh Belbase General Secretary Masters in RD with 20 years experiences in sustainable agriculture development, women empowerment, social mobilization, Instructional development.
Suman K.Sharma Secretary BIT 10 years Experience in IT Field.
Nandikesher Dhakal Treasurer BBA with 30 years experience in social work and women’s political rights and empowerment
Bishnu Joshi Member MBA, MA in sociology with 21 years experience in women’s entrepreneurship, Gender and Development, Business Planning and Training
Gyan Prasad Aryal Member BA in class in Nepali with 15 years experience in social work and women’s political rights.
Radha Dhakal Member MPhil in Population and LLB with 5 years experience in M&E, Anti-trafficking, VAW campaign and training.
Buju Pande Member Master in Nepali and Journalism with 5 years experience in young women journalism
The List of Institutionnel Membres:

Pratima Sharma (Founder Président)
Bishnu Joshi (Founder Tresurer)
Nirmala Adhikari (Fonder General Secretery)
Ratna Shrestha (Founder Vice-Président)
Deepa B.K. (Founder Board member)
Krishna Joshi (Member)
Shanti Chaudhari (Fonder member)
Kamala Thapa (Member)
Sumitra Sharma (Member)
Biju Pande (Member)
Sushila Bhattarai (Member)
Radha Dhakal (Member)
Manju Gautam (Member)
Nirmala Thapa (Member)
Jiwan Bhusal (Member)
Ramesh Belbase (Member)
Suman K. Sharma (Member)
Rishi Ram Sharma (Member)
Shiv Sharma (Member)
Madhu Sudhan Adhikari (Founder Member)
Nandikesher Dhakal (Member)
Gyan Prasad Aryal (Member)

Creative Institute Nepal (CIN) is a local non-profit making feminist organization established in January 8, 1998 at Rupandehi district with the aim of Women’s Empowerment, My Body My Rights, Legal Education and Economic Empowerment. At the beginning, her core working areas were Empowering literacy, Legal Literacy and Economic Empowerment and the project was funded by Pact International and The Asia Foundation. Later on CIN added her work with the objectives to prevent violence against women, girls trafficking, and sustainable livelihood program to ensure economic, social and political well-being of women as well as other marginalized group by promoting their access to rights and social justice in their communities. In addition, CIN works for the safe migration, women’s sexual reproductive health rights and agro based livelihood support program which helps to women for defining their self-respect and combating all deficiency.

Legal status of organization:

Date of registration:                                          Jan 8, 1998

Registration Number:                                       290/054

Registered in:                                                  District Administrative Office, Rupandehi

Social Welfare Counsel Affiliation Number:    8015

PAN Number:                                                  603826825