Human Development and Awareness Forum (HDAF) is a woman led non-profit organization established on 11th Asadh of 2064, with the motive of touching the major segments of the society particularly children, youth, women, poor, marginalized people and excluded individuals and groups are far from social, economic, political, educational access which they rightfully deserve.

The key focus of HDAF lies on the protection of rights of youth including children and women through preparing basic conditions for the realization of human rights and expanding their potentialities and opportunities.


To achieve the equality, freedom, self-reliance, justice, self-respect and dignity along with the quest of self-identity in social, political, educational and financial terms, breaking the unjust social boundaries such as class, caste discrimination, gender inequality and economic deprivation.

It aims to build a justice based society by empowering the marginalized groups and communities through different effective participatory uplifting programs and awareness acts.

Objectives of Organization

  • Increase awareness among people about inequality, indiscrimination and unjust practices in our society and encouraging them to react against any form of discrimination.
  • Build inclusive and cohesive society, by bringing disadvantaged group into mainstream, by encouraging their active participation at both macro and microeconomic level
  • Unleash potential of underprivileged member by conducting various Awareness Raising Programs among targeted people andextend their competence
  • Setup and operate programs “child welfare and their rights” and
  • Make suitable efforts to reduce the crimes like sexual abuse and child labors.
  • Establish clubs for youth, children and women to enhance their self or communal development
  • Build the peace zone for children to develop their creativity and productivity
  • Contribute to the local communities in the field of health services by conducting different awareness programs about sanitation, personal hygiene, disease
  • Conduct different short term vocational training to increase income and employability of poor and ultra-poor female.

 Target groups: Women, Youth and children

Working Strategies

  • Awareness programs
  • Vocational trainings
  • Advocacy


Activities (2069/70)

  • Academic programs:
  • Book distribution program

Kavre: 2 schools

Dolakha : 3 schools

Syangja : 6

Kathmandu: 2

  • Library management training, Syangja
  • Awareness Program :
  • Rally on International Women Day
  • Health camp
  • Rally on “International Drugs against day”
  • Orientation program on Drug Addiction
  • Leadership development programs for women
  • Vocational Training
  • “Basic House wiring training “for youth self-employment
  • “Kristal bag making training” to children for the reduction of child labor:
  • “Basic Beautician Training” for economic empowerment of young women
  • “Envelop making training” for the reduction of child labor
  • “Kristal Bag making Training” for women economic empowerment



Activities (2070/71)

  • Academic programs:
  • Book distribution program

Kailali: 11 schools

Dolakha: 18 schools

  • Library management training: Kailali
  • Awareness Program :
  • Orientation program on violence against women
  • Candle lightening program
  • Study/research
  • Celebration of International women day
  • Radio program: on women issues
  • Leadership development programs for women
  • Advocacy:
  • Vocational Training
  • Advance beautician training for skill development and women empowerment
  • CA Election Observation, 2070



  • Book Distribution program

Ramechhap: 11 schools

Synagja : 15

  • Academic programs (2069/70)