Krishna Prasad Ghimire

Himalayan Community Development Forum (HICODEF) is thriving in the world of community development since 1999. It has gone through various ups and downs in this course to work in different aspects of development in various districts of Nepal. The support and encouragement of its well-wishers has always made HICODEF to overcome any obstacles on its course.

News & Events

  • 16th General Assembly

    HICODEF has conducted its 16th General Assembly on 8th Feb 2014. 9 member's of executive committee has been nominated and Mr Krishna Prasad Ghimire has again been nominated for chairperson.
  • Scholarship distributed

    On 13 September 2013 HICODEF distributed scholarship to 20 girls\' students on the occasion of National Children Day of Nepal.
  • Air pollution free VDC

    This year 2069/070 BS we are able to declare 1 VDC named Ruchang as indoor air pollution free VDC. It will encourage other community and VDC to follow initiative. Likewise it will centainly contribute for better environment and good health.
  • Suspension bridges completed

    This year 2069/070 we have completed 3 suspension bridges in support to DDC Nawalprasi and Helvetas TBSU which really support the community for travelling to distination.

Background of HICODEF

Himalayan Community Development Forum (HICODEF) is a national non-governmental organization registered at Nawalparasi District in 1999. It is a pure social development and not profit making organization. As of now, it has been affiliated with Social Welfare Council, NGO Federation and National CBR Network. In addition, it is involved in various district level forums. It has decade long experience in development field and hundreds of thousands of community get benefited from its integrated community development programme. HICODEF is dedicated for the empowerment of the socially backward people (i.e. women, children, poor, disable and socially excluded) through participatory approach.

Our Projects

Electrification with Improved Watermill

Himalayan Community Development Forum (HICODEF) in partnership with Rural Energy Tatha Technical Service Centre Pvt. Ltd. funded by SNV and GiZ/EnDev has been implementing Rural Community Electrification with Improved Watermill and Micro Enterprise Development in Nepal project in rural area of Nawalparasi district. The project period is 1st June to end of April 2017.


Hall, Food and Accommodation

HICODEF has adequate space for organising community level training, workshop and seminar etc. Here we also have facility of food and accommodation for the participants.


Marketing of the products

The discussion was made with local cooperative named Lekhbesi Social Entrepreneur women cooperative Ltd. for marketing of the vegetables.

Irrigation system support

There were an activity design for irrigation system support in this project to provide year round water availability to the communities for domestic and agriculture use.

Farmers’ Field School ________

There are 6 events (3 events each in Satakun village and Durlungan village) of FFS has been implemented in this period.



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Himalayan Community Development Forum

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