"Leading organization working in the Himalaya"


A country where citizens are aware of human rights and democratic freedom and the governing agencies fully respect, protect and fulfill all human rights of its citizens.


HRENDC-Nepal’s focus is to work towards the promotion of policies, institutions and capacity that contribute to the protection and promotion of human rights and democratic freedom. It aspires to be a watchdog, lobbyist and policy interventionist while pursuing its stated mission.

Photo Gallery

About Us

About UsHuman Rights & Environment Development Center (HRENDC-Nepal) is an NGO registered at the District Administration Office, Mugu under the Society Registration Act, 1978, and is affilicated to the Social Welfare Council in Kathmandu. It has been in operation in Mugu district since 1999 with its Head Office located in Mugu district headquarter Gamgadhi with CBOs in 24 VDCs and Coodination office in Lazimpat, Kathmandu.

Human Rights & Environment Development Center (HRENDC-Nepal) is one of the pioneer sound organization working in the field of community development through various eco-social programs in Mugu district since its inception. It was established in 1999 in order to run community based long term social programs focusing on backward and oppressed society. HRENDC-Nepal is working in such critical situation for undeveloped Himalayan district of Karnali zone in order to create opportunities through training and short term income generating self- employed programs. We focus on result oriented programs in order to make sustainable development with maximum utilization of locally available resources.

VisionVision and Mission

HRENDC-Nepal envisions a world where there is justice, equality, peace and prosperity for all citizens. HRENDC-Nepal’s mission is to improve the lives of the poorest rural people, particularly rural women, peasants, landless people and other disadvantaged and socially oppressed strata of Nepalese society, by providing them opportunities for their own socio-economic empowerment.


Protection and promotion of Human Rights for social justice in Nepal.