Working Together for Suicide Prevention Project” in Nepal


Globally, the prevalence of mental disorders has been remained incredibly high. The treatment gap for mental illness is noteworthy all over the world. Around 76% and 85% of people with severe mental disorders in low and middle-income countries get no any treatment for their mental health conditions. According to the National Mental Health Survey of 2019 in Nepal, 6.5% of the adult’s population expressed current suicidal thoughts[1]. In Nepal, 19 people lost their life everyday due to suicide in the year 2020.

KOSHISH Nepal is implementing “Working together for Suicide Prevention” Project in Nepal as a partner of CBM in two municipalities of Lamjung and Kaski district of Gandaki Province of Nepal.  The first phase program which implemented from 2021 onward in collaboration with local government and other relevant stakeholders. The project stated with a baseline study and conducted a mid-term review in 2022. As the project is towards its end, KOSHISH would like to conduct the endline survey to assess the results from working together for Suicide Prevention Project in Nepal.

General Objectives

To evaluate the relevance/appropriateness, outcome, effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of Suicide Prevention project in the project districts.

 Specific Objectives

  • To assess the intervention’s relevance, efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability at each level.
  • To assess the progress towards expected outcomes of the project by determining end-line results for key performance indicators and comparing them with baseline figures and estimated targets.
  • To document lessons learnt, best practices, key areas of improvement and recommendations for future operations in a similar context.
  • To explore unexpected outcomes of the project activities or successes that stem from the project expanding beyond its original scope.


Dr. Deependra Thapa

Dr. Janak Thapa

Ms. Anajalina Karki

Ms. Pragya Pokharel

Ms. Salina Thapa

Ms. Pabitra Magar

Partner: KOSHISH Nepal

Date:  August 2023 to October 2023



Posted on

September 3, 2023