First Rotary Agricultural Library in Nepal

Feb 5, 2018

Kathmandu, Rotary and Rotaract club of Pashupati Kathmandu jointly established” Rotary Agricultural Library “at Ruru Gauplaika, Baletaksar Gulmi. The library was established on 15th of poush 2074 and was formally handed over to Coffee Cooperative Association, a group of farmers who are farming coffee in Gulmi.

A formal program was organized at the Coffee Cooperative Building and the program was chaired by the local 88 years a senior citizen, regional chairman, coffee cooperative directors and visiting Rotaractors, local farmers and local people participated in the program.

It is situated at Baletaksar hundred meters from the market area and every farmer and local people can have an easy access to Library with Volunteered 120 hours.

The Number of Participants in this library as total 80 (including 5 Rotaractors, regional chairperson, coffee cooperative association directors, local farmers, and peoples). It is organized by Rotary and Rotaract club of Pashupati Kathmandu. The main purpose of this library establishment to provide community service according to Coordinator Rtr Juliya Gyawali.

Rotary Agricultural Library Establishment directly beneficial to Small and middle-class farmers, Marginalized and professional coffee producers and Local people and youths who are seeking their possibilities in coffee production.

A room to set a library was supported by Coffee Cooperative Association, Baletaksar and it is working as a local partner to support us in all the promotional and managerial activities in the long run. The total budget for the library establishment was around Three Lakhs rupees.  We believe that our small support to the coffee farmers will enhance their production and productivity level and will help in economic and community development in a long run.

 Rotary and Rotaract club of Pashupati Ktm supported with the agricultural equipment and books which are listed below:

S.NoName of EquipmentNumbers
1.Pulper Machine (Manual)1
2.Pulper Machine (Electric)1
3.Maize cover peeling30
4.Coffee Cutting Machine36
6.Agricultural Books, calendar, pamphlets270
7.Computer Set1



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