Duhabi, Sunsari, Nepal

Chairperson's Message

Chairpreson Message

Forum for Rural Women Ardency Development (FORWARD) established in May 1995 and managed by compatible and committed women professional groups, works for backward vulnerable, indigenous people and communities on right based programs for empowering them in sustainable manner.

FORWARD developed trust among their supporters through participation and partnership approach of cooperation of ideas, collective views in order to significant role in poverty alleviation and obligation to help against poverty through microfinance, social development and institutional development program. FORWARD raised their voices against the domestic violence of women, child and vulnerable community through mass awareness and advocacy programme.

I would like to thank all of my members, advisors, executive boards, honorary members, clients, staffs, and all others of regulatory NRB, RMDC, related District Development Committee (DDC), District Administration Office (DAO), other concern district stakeholders, different commercial banks, Standard Chartered Bank, Everest Bank, Himalayan Bank, Bank of Kathmandu, Sanima Bank, NABIL Bank, Clean Energy Bank, Citizens International Bank, Siddhartha Bank, First Microfinance Development Bank etc. alongwith other donors ADB, Habitat for Humanity International, Australian AID, Unicef, KOICA, UNDP, UNCDF etc. and rest of other well-wishers NGOs and Microfinance Networks/ Partners those are working for poverty reduction and poverty throughout from the country.

Similarly, my heartily appreciation to our board members, senior management team (SMT) and all other associated staffs of head office, Area offices and branch offices of FORWARD. Moreover, I appreciated the enthusiasm, hard-working, commitment with accountable and transparent performance of all staffs, give enormous assistance to me and organisation for better flourish and scaling-up of Organisation as well as for better fund raising from donors and stakeholders.

I am grateful to all supporters, contributed through their effective suggestion and participation for scaling-up of ourganisation. Finally, I commit to improve better qualitative service to our clients, partner and well-wishers of organisation. It’s my pleasure to accept all valuable suggestions and comments from our related stakeholders, members and funding agencies.

Bhagbati Chaudhary
Executive Chairperson