Civic Forum for Sustainable Development (Civic Forum) is one of the leading members based Nepalese non-governmental organization (NGO) based at the Kavrepalanchok district of Bagamati Province. It is a pioneer, an autonomous, non-profit making, non-racial and non-political, non-governmental organization established with the prime aim of contributing to environment friendly sustainable development. Civic Forum was registered in 2004 (Registration Number 785/2060/61) in accordance with section 4 of Associations Registration Act, 1977 of Nepal in District Administration Office (DAO) Kavrepalanchok under Government of Nepal (GoN), Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) and has also been affiliated with the Social Welfare Council (SWC) in 2004 under section 13 of the Social Welfare Act, 1992.


Civic Forum has been working in Social Mobilization and Social Intervention in support of governmental, non-governmental organizations and other development partners since its establishment. It is devoted towards holistic development of deprived groups of people (Women, Children, Dalits, Janajati and the Low Caste Groups, Ethnic and Indigenous) who are facing exclusion from normal service delivery mechanisms on grounds such as inaccessibility, flaws in the intervention processes and approaches, gender, caste and ethnicity. It was set/founded to foster environment friendly sustainable development through people’s organizations and leadership development and it tends to bring together the services of highly qualified and experienced professional, competent, and dedicated to implement community development initiatives especially for the poor, women, and marginalized and vulnerable communities people agendas in a sustainable manner.

Volunteer and Internships

Civic Forum welcomes both national and international volunteers to take part in internships in order to develop their practical skills whilst producing work that is valuable to the organization.

Clean Water and Sanitation

Clean Water and Sanitation is the main thematic area of Civic Forum's current strategic plan. We are determined to making clean water and sanitation accessible to all.

Local Needs

We engage with the locals to identify the challenges and needs of the communities. Together with them we then develop solutions that address these needs and challenges.

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