Safer Migration (SaMi) Project

Safer Migration (SaMi) Project



Safer Migration (SaMi) Program is a bilateral initiative between the Government of Nepal and the Government of Switzerland. It is implemented by the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security and 4 participating local governments (Dhulikhel, Mandandeupur Municipalities and Bhumlu, Roshi Rural Municipalities) of Kavrepalanchok district, Bagamati Province. Helvetas Nepal provides technical assistance to the program on behalf of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). In Kavrepalanchok District, local levels (Dhulikhel, Mandandeupur Municipalities and Bhumlu, Roshi Rural Municipalities) and the Local Service Provider (LSP) organization Civic Forum were signed on 25th December, 2019 and the program activities were implemented until the 15th July, 2022.



  • Proper protection of foreign workers and workers’ families.
  • To provide workers with information, skills, counseling and support so that they can work safely and respectfully in the destination country.
  • To make foreign employment more successful by enhancing the capacity of agencies related to foreign employment.
Key Activities:
  • Access to Information.
  • Access to Skills.
  • Access to Justice.
  • Psychosocial Support.
  • Financial Literacy.

Major Achievements:

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Project information

  • Geographic coverage Dhulikhel, Mandandeupur Municipalities and Bhumlu, Roshi Rural Municipalities of Kavrepalanchok district
  • Project duration 30 Months 22 days (25th December, 2019 to 15th July, 2022)
  • Budget NPR. 30,470,000
  • Funding partner's Dhulikhel, Mandandeupur Municipalities and Bhumlu, Roshi Rural Municipalities
  • Target groups (a) Potential workers going for foreign employment. (b) Workers in foreign employment. (c) Workers returning from foreign employment. (d) Family members of workers in foreign employment.
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Bridge Condition Investigation (BCI) through District Bridge Records (DBR) Preparation at Ramechhap District
2 months (May, 15-July 16, 2014)
Women Empowerment Training Program
15 months (1st November, 2020 to 31st January, 2022)
Sanitation Trailblazers; Resilient Children in Nepal Project (STRCN)
1 month (July, 2015)
Coagulated Galvanized Iron (CGI) sheet support to the earthquake damaged household at Banakhu VDC
3.5 months (March, 22-July 15, 2013)
Community Based Monitoring of Local Government/Public Goods and Services
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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.

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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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