The community of Butwal has graduated

In 2019, the community has transitioned from sponsorship to self-sufficiency and World Vision is no longer on site. Local people and organizations have been equipped to take over and lead the community's development - and that is something to celebrate! 

People in Butwal are celebrating that they are now empowered to move forward without World Vision’s presence. Here are some of the accomplishments:

Child Protection
  • 1,879 community members learned about child rights and protection issues to help ensure children's safety and participation
  • 30 child parliaments are empowering young people to advocate for their rights and participate in community decisions
  • 768 young people are participating in community decisions and advocating for the protection and wellbeing of children
  • 1,430 young people were trained in essential life skills such as critical thinking, self-esteem and communication
  • 285 children are better equipped to protect themselves from disasters and respond to emergencies
  • 285 people are better equipped to protect themselves from disasters and respond to emergencies
  • 4 community groups are teaching children and families to prevent disasters and protect themselves in times of crisis
  • This community has a disaster risk reduction plan in place to help all be prepared in the case of a natural disaster
  • 50 people received vocational, business and finance training, improving their opportunities to earn a steady income
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • 1,540 people learned about the importance of water safety, proper sanitation and hygiene to stay healthy
Results achieved from October 2017 to September 2018

Explore Butwal

current conditions

To protect the privacy of children, this map shows only the general area of the community, not the exact location.


Life cycle of a sponsorship community

Butwal has completed Phase 3 in 2019.

PHASE 3: Enhance sustainability

Children and families enjoy improved living conditions. They're ready to become independent and continue the work you helped start. We invite you to help another child and community!