Basic Cooperative Training

IMG_2058A 3-day Basic Cooperative Training was organized in each project VDC and Butwal Municipality under PCWASH III phase from 1-18 September, 2013. A total of 175 cooperative members from five respective VDCs and a municipality attended the training. The training was conducted with the objectives to aware and sensitize cooperative members on WASH cooperative and the registration process, necessary documents for registration, cooperative organizational structure, different committees and its role.


Following subject matters were discussed in participatory approach during the training

  • Cooperative and its concept
  • Cooperative assumption, approaches and inter- cooperative relation approaches
  • Cooperative saving fund and its way of mobilization
  • Cooperative organizational structure
  • Necessary committee and sub committees and its role & responsibility for managing cooperative such as saving & credit mobilization, loan, account, administrative, staff policy, etc.
  • WASH cooperative registration process and preparation of necessary documents
  • Difference between multipurpose and saving & credit cooperative
  • By-law, rule & regulation of the cooperative and work plan
  •  Importance of WASH cooperative and its  role and responsibilities to change of society specially in the field of WASH




The training was facilitated by Mr. ChandraKanta Bhattarai from District Cooperative Division Office and other facilitators were from the cooperative society, who themselves are running their own cooperatives.


 Number of Participants in Basic Cooperative Training


Date Training Venue No. of Participants Facilitated by
Female Male Total
1-3 Sep 2013 Siktahan VDC 10 19 29 Bishnu Prasad Wosti

Chandi Prasad Bhandari

3-5 Sep 2013 Kerawani VDC 14 18 32 Krishna Chauhan

Narayan Prasad Paudel

6 – 8 Sep 2013 Butwal Municipality 9 20 29 Chandrakanta Bhattarai
11 – 13 Sep 2013 Makrahar VDC 5 21 26 Krishna Chauhan

Narayan Prasad Paudel

13 – 15 Sep 2013 Karahiya VDC 14 15 29 Bishnu Prasad Wosti

Chandi Prasad Bhandari

16 – 18 Sep 2013 Devdaha VDC 12 18 30 Krishna Chauhan

Bishnu Prasad Wosti

  Total 64 111 175