Who are we?

ONGD-FNEL is a not-for-profit organisation founded in Luxembourg in 1989 . Originating in Luxembourg’s scouting movement (Luxembourg National Federation of Scouts and Guides-FNEL), it supports numerous projects promoting the development of education in Nepal.


ONGD-FNEL promotes the values of solidarity, cooperation, commitment and responsibility by establishing strong local partnerships which ensure that its activities will function properly and bring results.




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  • R4C - mars 2021

    Camille Ceccaldi field visit in Nepal

    Camille Ceccaldi, ONGD-FNEL project manager, visited  Ratnashova Secondary School, 2 hours drive from Pokhara where our partner Right4Children is improving school environment and promoting children’s rights through art and educational programs. The main goal of the project is to contribute to reduce the risk of child labour, early marriage, trafficking, cases of child abuse and other child rights violations. Children expressed their rights through drawings and a drama focused on child labour was presented. 

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  • Photo testimony Man Bahadur Bhujai

    “I am happy to get such livestock opportunity training provided by Forward Looking and be more autonomous”

    Testimony of Mr. Man Bhadur Bhujal, beneficiary of our partner Forward Looking.   Forward Looking is present in district of Gorkha and Palpa (center of Nepal) with the objective of reinforcing the capacity of disabled and disadvantaged children in providing them an appropriate education as well as professional training for the sensibilisation of social question, health, and sanitation. The organisation is also fighting to improve the way disabled people are viewed and treated in society.   Mr Man Bhadur Bhujal was born in remote area of Rampur village, in Palpa district within a poor family and knows economic challenges since his childhood. When he was 13 years old, he got an accident, his family member could not afford his medical fee due to the poor economic conditions. Slowly, he had troubles with his left leg, and it became shorter than normal one. Following this accident, Man could not continue his education after secondary level and became the second disabled member of his family which added trouble to the family. Therefore, he was in search of opportunity to rise his critical condition, he heard about livelihood project of Forward Looking through Rampur’s social mobilizer. He got livestock support from Forward Looking and financial support through ONGD-FNEL. Now he has a small poultry farm and a small vegetable farm to be more autonomous. Mr Man Bhadur Bhujal attended livestock training provided by Forward Looking: he was grateful to get this opportunity. Now he hopes to be successful in his project for a better life and feels glad to be able to support his family members.   Despite his physical disability and many other challenges in his daily life, he is struggling for a better future. His success story and his struggle are one of the best examples for other disability persons.

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  • SCLC - liquid manure making process

    Our partners and beneficiaries are facing and adapting to COVID-19

    “SCLC could not implement many of its planned activities due to various restrictions imposed by the government siting the action to contain the virus. However, all agricultural activities were never disrupted and the learning center also improved the cow farm and converted it to be more efficient, scientific and organized. Cattle rearing, milk production and food management are the regular activities of integrated cow farms, but recently we have also set up a center for the production of organic manure.” Niroj Shrestha, Project Manager of SCLC, Pharping One of our residents Mr Silash Chepang quotes, “I have seen all these materials going into waste in my village. I now have knowledge to convert the waste for the production of organic manure. After completion of the program, I would return back and will try to train villagers to do the same.”      Samjhana Danuwar is 24 year old and mother of a 2 years child, she is a beneficiary from our partner Hamro Palo, which offer workshops on education and empowerment for young, she tells : “I learned so many new things during my participation at the workshops, among them- the dangerous signs of pregnancy, financial literacy, and mental health topics were new and interesting to me. In addition, I learned that delivering baby at home is unsafe for a pregnant woman. I will visit the hospital if I decide for second baby.” She is a participant of our 15 day program called – Sneh, designed for young mothers       Nanu Tamang is a woman of 45 years old and mother of a 12 years old daughter, she participated to the Income Generating Training from our partner SETU, which support vulnerable families affected with HIV through trainings and scholarship. After a difficult period, Nanu has initiated her own small poultry in Naya Pati Kathmandou and plans to receive additional skills development training like vermi-composting which would add more efficiency and output to her current work. She says "Now I see no major reasons to be unhappy. At least I have my own small land and if I become mentally strong, I can do an impactful livelihood activity on my own and teach an important lesson to my daughter too."    

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  • 2020 Sumo thewinnertakesitall


    In this special year, thanks a lot for supporting our event TOMBOLA SUMO ! It was a big success Take care & Stay safe

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  • oeuvre chantal maquet

    Paintings & Sculptures: Exhibition in Capellen

    Till December 13th, Frënn vun de Caper Piwitschen and ONGD-FNEL are very pleased to invite you to discover the works of Ben Goerens, Diane Jodes et Chantal Maquet at Galerie op der Kap 70, route d'Arlon à Capellen. The exhibition is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. The profits from the sale of the exhibited works will be entirely dedicated to generous charitable projects.

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    "Népal, pays de contrastes" at Fortuna Bank

    Nepal is a fascinating country, where meet many ethnic groups and cultures, tradition and modernity, the crowd of the city and the calm of the remote villages, the highest mountains of the world and a dense and wild jungle. The exhibition "Nepal, country of contrasts" from the ONGD-FNEL brings together images taken by Marc Hammer and will make you travel to the heart of this country and its multiple facets, to better understand it.   The exhibition will take place in the Fortuna Bank (130-132 bd de la Pétrusse in Luxembourg) from 9th of November 2020 up to 29th of January 2021. Price - Free Contact information:  Phone: 26480441 E-mail:  Internet: https://www.ongd-fnel.lu Organiser: ONGD-FNEL

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