Kopila-Nepal is a non-profit making, non-sectarian, non-governmental organization formally registered with District administration office of the government of Nepal in 2001 with the registration number 795. It is also affiliated to Social welfare council with affiliation number 13892 since 2003.

It is one of the leading organization dedicated towards the protection of human rights and psychosocial well – being of children, women and people with psychosocial problems. It was established by self- motivated social worker friends in 2001 with the aim of promoting life standards of destitute children.

After establishment, it’s founders raised money from their own pockets and from friends to open two schools in remote areas.  With our first grant from the Methodist Relief and Development Fund in 2003, we began to support for education to underprivileged children in 4 Village Development Committees (VDC’s).

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Our Thematic Areas


Kopila-Nepal aims to support children in taking advantage of compulsory and free education opportunities. They promote inclusive education for all children and advocate for policies and programs that ensure the rights of children, including those with disabilities. The organization also works to strengthen the competency of local institutions and stakeholders in promoting child rights.

Livelihood & Income Generation 

Kopila-Nepal seeks to increase livelihood and income-generating opportunities for marginalized women and people with disabilities in their working areas. They empower women, girls, and people with disabilities to create equal opportunities and advocate for their rights. The organization also focuses on forming and strengthening the capacity of self-help groups and community-based organizations.

Health & Rehabilitation

Kopila-Nepal provides safe shelter and family reintegration services for women suffering from violence and abuse. They sensitize families, communities, and the general public about mental health and psychosocial well-being. The organization works to make health and rehabilitation services more accessible to persons with disabilities and strengthens the competency of local institutions and stakeholders in identifying and managing mental health and psychosocial problems.

Peace & Wellbeing

Kopila-Nepal advocates for the rights of women and girls through awareness raising, group strengthening, and capacity building. They work with the government to ensure accountability and the availability and accessibility of community services and resources.

Research & Advocacy 

Kopila-Nepal networks and develops a comprehensive referral system with government and non-government organizations to work on issues related to women, children, and psychosocial well-being. They promote evidence-based practice through research and scientific documentation in the areas of women, children, and psychosocial well-being.

Organizational Development & Learning

Kopila-Nepal focuses on securing applicable funds to effectively implement their planned activities and organizational development. They provide appropriate skills, training, and resources to staff members to work effectively. The organization also establishes an effective monitoring, evaluation, and learning system to inform project progress and build participation.

Our Partners and Donors

Supported Women
Supported Children
Working Districts

Targeted Groups


  • Single women
  • Women with (and at risk of) psychosocial disabilities.
  • Women abused (physically and sexually) and exploited and trafficked.
  • Women suffering from violence (domestic and social).
  • Women from ethnic backgrounds who are discriminated.
  • Women affected by civil war/ conflict/disaster.
  • Women living in poverty


  • Children of a targeted women group.
  • Children with psychological disabilities.
  • Children, especially girls, who are physically and sexually abused and exploited.
  • Children from very poor family backgrounds.
  • Children from ethnic backgrounds who are discriminated.
  • Orphaned children.

People with Disability/Psychosocial Problem (men, women & children)

  • People with and at risk of mental health and psychosocial problems
  • People with disability