ASHA Project has been implementing its programs in seven mid-western districts of Nepal namely, Dailekh, Kalikot, Salyan, East Rukum, West Rukum, Jajarkot and Rolpa as these districts are most vulnerable to climate change due to social, economical and geographical factors.
ASHA Project‘s target beneficiaries include climate vulnerable households including poor, women, dalit, janajati and other ethnic minority and socio-economically marginalized groups. At the district level, the major stakeholders and beneficiaries of the Project include District Forest Office, District Soil Conservation Office, District Livestock Service Office, District Agriculture Development Office, and Office of District Development Committee. At the national level, the major stakeholders and beneficiaries of the Project include three key ministries, namely the Ministry of Forests and Environment (MoFE), Ministry of Agricultural and Livestock Development (MoALD) and Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD). Till date, the project has implemented its activities in twenty seven rural local authorities (municipality/municipality) of seven districts of Karnali Province and Lumbini Province.