Basic education/literacy, income and employment security for vulnerable people including children and women in Bhutan

Duration: November 2007 – December 2010
Budget: US$2,235,839
Implementing Agencies: UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, WFP

To better address the needs of rural communities in Bhutan and to reduce the disparities between rural and urban areas of the country, the programme improved educational access and sanitation in rural areas; enhanced the knowledge and income generating skills of rural households; and extended micro-finance to those not previously reached through the establishment of Integrated Community Development Centres. The programme benefitted over 80,000 vulnerable people.



Programme Summary