Caritas Nepal’s Strategic Direction

The strategic direction of Caritas Nepal as per the Strategic plan (2017-2021) is presented here.


Communities pursue sustainable livelihood options for reduced poverty. (Economic Empowerment)


  • Enhanced nutrition and household food security.
  • Increased household income with increased investment in basic need and well-being.
  • Reduced risk and vulnerabilities for improved livelihood security.

Vibrant, strong and influential communities realize basic human rights, right to development and reduce disaster risks. (Social Support)


  • ¬†Improved sense of social justice with better and equitable access to resources, opportunities, privilege and services.
  • Increased social inclusion with meaningful participation of the excluded groups in social system, process, community based institutions and decision making.
  • Improved peace and human security with strong social harmony and solidarity.
  • Disaster resilient communities with reduced disaster risks and vulnerabilities.
  • Access to appropriate water sanitation and hygiene facilities.

People in emergency and humanitarian crisis are empowered to cope and recover from crisis and sustainably rebuild their lives and join mainstream development. (Humanitarian Aid)


  • Survival, safety and dignity of communities in situation of humanitarian crisis is secured.
  • Affected communities are able to recover and sustainably rebuild their lives and join mainstream development.
  • Individuals and communities in difficult situation are able to cope and successfully reintegrate socio-economically with their communities.

Main Cross-cutting Measures

Gender and Social Protection, Community Organization & Good Governance, and Mainstreaming of Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change.Main approach is animation and participatory sectorial intervention approaches.


Human Rights and Human Dignity; equality; social justice; common good; solidarity; subsidiarity; stewardship (ecological sustainability promotion); patriotism; programmatic and operational excellence. Learn more about our values here.