• Community participation for rebuilding community

    Community participation for rebuilding community

  • Resettlement of Majhimushahar community

    Resettlement of Majhimushahar community

  • Housing for low income families

    Housing for low income families

  • Water pipeline extension in low income communities

    Water pipeline extension in low income communities

  • Housing construction in the community

    Housing construction in the community

  • Community participation for CSEB interlocking bricks production

    Community participation for CSEB interlocking bricks production

  • Low-income housing construction in Bhauraha community in Kalaiya using CSEB inter-locking bricks

    Low-income housing construction in Bhauraha community in Kalaiya using CSEB inter-locking bricks

  • CSEB inter-locking bricks production in community

    CSEB inter-locking bricks production in community

LUMANTI

Support Group for Shelter

LUMANTI is a non-profit making organization established in 1994. It is dedicated to the alleviation of poverty in Nepal through the improvement of shelter condition.  Since establishment, Lumanti has been focusing its work in the informal settlements and marginalized communities in the cities and towns of Nepal. It focuses on slum upgrading, housing projects, saving and credits, water and sanitation interventions, research, advocacy, strengthening community organizations and many more.


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Heritage Resettlement Recovery Plan:
Envisioning the future with communities

Lumanti together with the communities has prepared the heritage recovery plan of 10 heritage settlements in Kathmandu valley. The document has covered the detailed recovery plan for traditional heritage settlements namely Kirtipur, Chobhar, Panga in Kirtipur Municipality; Balambu, Kisipidi in Chandragiri Municipality; Thecho, Thaiba, Chapagaon in Godavari Municipality and Siddhipur, Lubhu in Mahalaxmi Municipality. This video story features the process of preparation of community led Heritage recovery plan of those 10 heritage settlements. All 10 plans that was developed in coordination with the concerned Municipal authority have been handed over to the Municipalities.

Where Lumanti Supports

Together with concerned government and non-government line agencies along with local stakeholders and funding partners, Lumanti Support Group for Shelter, at present, has been reaching 14 districts covering 28 urban and rural centers in 5 province in Nepal . We are focused on housing programs,  slum upgrading, community finance, water and sanitation interventions, disaster risk reduction, research, advocacy, strengthening community organization and many more.

News & Events

activiites & updates

Briefing event of 5 model cities Project

On 15 August 2022, a briefing event of the “5 model Cities Project” was organized in Siddhipur, ward 6 of Mahalaxmi Municipality, in presence of newly elected Mayor, ward representatives of Mahalaxmi Municipality, Ward 6 and 8, all the housing beneficiaries and representative of User committee along with other local stakeholders. 
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Ramesh Manandhar Memorial Fellowship 2021-22 Awarded

Marking the 29th Anniversary of Lumanti Support Group for Shelter and Ramesh Manandhar Memorial Day, two student architect Ms. Isha Deshar and Ms. Sunita Kutu from Department of Architect, IOE were awarded with Dr. Ramesh Manandhar Memorial Fellowship 2021-22 on 31st July 2022, Sunday for their thesis. 
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Redevelopment project of Shree Mahalaxmi Mahabhairav Bagaicha

The social audit program of redevelopment project of Shree Mahalaxmi Mahabhairav Bagaicha, Lubhu, Mahalaxmi Municipality was held on 31 March 2022. After 2 years of completing the redevelopment project, User committee organized a social audit program in Lubhu. 
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Our Recent News
Bunga Mahotsav

"Bunga Mahotsav", a cultural musical festival was organized at the small Newa town, Bungamati, Lalitpur on 15th October 2022, Saturday. The one-day event was organized by Parya Sampada project in coordination with ward 22, Lalitpur Metropolitan City with the objective of heritage conservation and tourism promotion. 
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Inspiring Stories

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Small support encourages the community  to improve their housing condition
Small support encourages the community to improve their housing condition
Dipu Namuna is the informal settlement of Mushahar community with 56 households. The community is located in ward no. 5 of Sundar Haraicha Municipality. 
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Ganesh Laxmi contributing for clean, green and healthy Bungamati
Ganesh Laxmi contributing for clean, green and healthy Bungamati
Ganesh Laxmi Bramacharya, 52 years, Tafa tole of Bungamati  delighted to have Solid Waste Management Training from Lumanti. 
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Renovation of traditional Stone spout in Chapagaun, Lalitpur
Renovation of traditional Stone spout in Chapagaun, Lalitpur
Completing the renovation project, Lumanti and Ward 11 of Godawari Municipality organized a social audit and Stone spout handover program in Chapagaon, Lalitpur on 17 Oct 2020. 
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Contact Us

 

ADDRESS

396 Kumaripati, Jagannath Marg
Dakshinkali Tole, Ward: 5
Lalitpur Metropolitan City, Nepal
P.O.Box : 10546
Lalitpur, Nepal

 

Phone

977-1-5535157 / 5535156