Where We Work

Nepal is one of the least developed countries in the world. Rural communities in Nepal depend on their natural environment for food, shelter, and income. When the environment is damaged and trees are cut down, those experiencing poverty are the first to feel the negative effects.

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Eden is working to support poverty alleviation and environmental restoration across Nepal with more than 12 million trees already planted. Starting in 2015, Eden has been working in 3 distinct regions across the country, including a partnership with Chitwan National Park, a World Heritage Site in Nepal. By partnering with the National Park system, Eden helps protect and create a reforested zone vital to protecting animal habitat.


  • Mountains

    Nawalparasi

    • Located in the Western region of Nepal
    • Challenging terrain that is unstable in deforested areas
    • New trees provide great benefits in anchoring the soil and protecting the villages from environmental disasters
  • Grasslands

    Jhapa

    • Located along the Southeastern tip of Nepal, bordering India
    • Characterized by flat grasslands and dense forest
    • Eden is working with local people and community leaders to restore previously forested land in the region
  • National Park

    Chitwan National Park

    • Located in South Central Nepal
    • The Chitwan Valley is characterized by its tropical and subtropical forests
    • Established in 1973, Chitwan, which means "Heart of the Jungle," was the first national park in Nepal
  • Rachhya Kayastha
    National Director for Nepal