About Prayatna Nepal:
Prayatna Nepal is a civil society organization established in 2015 under the rule of Associations Registration Act, 2034 (1977). It has been legally registered in the Social Welfare Council (Reg. No. 42437), in the District Administration Office, Lalitpur (Reg. No. 4277/072) Since its establishment in 2015, Prayatna Nepal has been implementing various activities targeting to the visually impaired girls and women. Since Prayatna Nepal is the part of overall national and global disability rights movement, it has adopted the social and rights based model of disability and the key motto of global disability rights movement “Nothing about us without us”.
Prayatna Nepal's organizational structure comprises of a General Assembly (GA) which is the apex body of the organization and makes all constitutional and yearly program and budget decisions. The general assembly consists of 19 members who attend general assembly meetings once a year. The general assembly forms Executive Committee whose members function a term of 2 years. At the present, the Executive Committee which is also the central working committee has 7 board members. Out of which, 5 i.e., 71% (including the chairperson) are visually impaired. The Executive Committee meet quarterly and oversee the organizational work. Under the Executive Committee there is a program implementation team consisting of the chairperson, vice-chairperson, secretary, treasurer, finance officer, programme coordinator and office associate.
Prayatna Nepal envisions an inclusive society where visually impaired women are living a quality and dignified life with the full realization of human rights, equity, non-discrimination and personal freedom in a barrier environment.