Community Empowerment and Social Justice Foundation


Country: International, Nepal


To increase socio-economic empowerment and promotion of social justice and human rights of marginalized groups in Nepal, particularly indigenous peoples, minorities, rural people and urban poor. CEmSoJ focuses on women, children, youth and persons with disabilities in those groups, working towards a just and peaceful society.

Our work in development finance:

CEmSoJ supports marginalized communities, particularly indigenous, minority and rural communities, affected by 'development' and business projects through capacity building, documentation and research and assists them in their advocacies at national and international levels.


Geographic Focus: Asia

Constituency/Partners: Indigenous peoples, Land rights, Rural communities, Urban communities, Women

Sector Focus: Dams, Energy, Infrastructure, Mining, Natural resources

Financier Targets: ADB, EIB, JICA

Coalition Work Group: Advocacy with national government, Community Engagement, Human Rights Defenders Campaign