Community Development Programs

Goalpara Integrated Community Development Project (GICDP):

GICDP is one of NEICORD’s projects in partnership with Goalpara Boro Baptist Church Association (GBBCA), supported by Tear Australia. The project is working in the villages of Chirang District, which is in the western part of Assam. NEICORD initiated this project to help the poorer section, to have their dignity through “sustainable development”. There are 6 targeted villages and the 5 major components in the project are i) Community Capacity Building, ii) Reduction of common water borne diseases, iii) Increase in adult literacy, iv) Increase in agriculture production and v) Increase in family Income through IGP.

Khumolozung Integrated Community Development Project (KICDP):

Tseminyu, the Project area of NEICORD in Nagaland is located at a distance of about 50 kms from the state capital Kohima and about 400 kms from the NEICORD Head Office, Shillong. The majority of the population (95%) belongs to Rengma tribe. Their main source of livelihood is agriculture and the primitive method of jhum cultivation (slash and burn) is still in practice. The areas are predominantly Christians constituting the largest population. The project Khumolozung Integrated Community Development Project (KICDP) is funded by Tear Australia. The Project has been working in empowering the people and changing the long traditional mindset of the people especially in the agricultural activities by providing those alternative farming techniques for Jhum cultivation for the sustainability of the poor farmers. The Project concentrated on changing the cultivation pattern from ‘Jhum’ to Sloping Agricultural Land Technology (SALT)

Urban Community Development Project (UCDP):

The Urban Community Development project implemented in 2006 works in a slum in the Pynthorumkhrah area of Shillong, Meghalaya. This project was preceeded by Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) survey and has four program components: 1) Group formation & Community Leadership Development Program, 2)Economic Development, 3) Community Based Health Care Program and 4) Functional Literacy. Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC) is our donor.

Patharkhamah Community Development Project (PCDP):

The Patharkhamah Community Development Project initiated in 2000 works in the Ri-Bhoi District, Meghalaya. This project covers 12 villages and serves the Khasi, Rabha and Garo people groups through four main programs: Group Formation and community leadership development, Functional Literacy, Primary Health care and Income Generating Program. Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC) is our donor.