About us

Introduction

Architectures Sans Frontieres Nepal (ASF Nepal) is a Not for Profit NGO established in
2015 by a group of professionals in the fields of architecture, engineering and the built
environment, aiming to contribute to the sustainable development of disadvantaged
communities in Nepal by sharing technical and scientific expertise, thereby helping
communities improve the quality of their lives.

Field of Works

ASF-Nepal has worked in reconstruction and repair work in various earthquake affected districts: Rasuwa,
Kavrepalanchowk, Sindhupalchowk, Nuwakot, Dolakha, Dhading,Kathmandu and Lalitpur, additionaly in Udaypur and Baitadi, it is working with landless communities. Besides, ASF Nepal has also worked on school support projects at Rasuwa, Sindhupalchowk, Dolakha and Kavrepalanchowk districts.

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Families have reconstructed earthquake resistent houses
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House received technical supervision
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Individuals received BBBS awareness and counselling
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Demo Community adopting alternative technology
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Individuals received consultation service
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Missions

ASF Nepal’s mission is to support local communities providing technical support and helping communities in building a sustainable future by considering ecological,
economic and local capacity, and channeling them in order to reduce their vulnerability, while, at the same time, avoiding unintended negative environmental
consequences.

objectives

  • Provide technical support to communities
  • Support communities in disaster mitigation and to recover from and reconstruct in any kind of disasters 
  • Develop programs to enhance the sustainability of vulnerable communities
  • Research, promote, and disseminate local building culture
  • Promote inclusive principles in development projects
  • Provide technical, social and community based trainings.
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Implementation Strategy and focus

Architecture Sans Frontières Nepal, has promoted many social projects, using local technologies to mitigate poor living conditions of deprived populations. As a member of the network Architecture Sans Frontiers International, ASF-Nepal is engaged in promoting socially committed approaches for a more equitable development. This organization aims to build a core capacity (human resources and toolkit) and deliver a “build back better and safer” service package (design, information and appropriate technology) to the vulnerable communities of Nepal.

ASF Nepal focuses on 5 Core Pillars for its Project as shown below

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Social Assistance
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Technical Assistance
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Financial Assistance
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Capacity Building/Market Development
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Local Building Culture

Project Focuses

  • Community empowerment, community projects, owner driver reconstruction encouraging local building culture and use of local materials.
  • All the major decisions regarding community development done through shared decision and participatory approach
  • Not only empowers community but also helps to ensure gender equality and social inclusion -strengthening the communities and paving the path for sustainable development
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Skilled/Unskilled masons trained
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Individuals received vocational trainings
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Individuals received D.O.T timber treatement process
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Families received support for reconstruction
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Community member received PASSA training

Impact of our work

Local communities and households:

  • Rebuilt their homes by themselves
  • Have access to appropriate and quality materials
  • Have improved technical competencies on earthquake resistant construction methods
  • Are aware on Build Back Better and Safer methodologies.

recent projects

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call us

+977 9801115512

email us

mail@asfnepal.org

address

3rd Floor Nepal Bar Council Building, UN Park Lane, Lalitpur, Nepal