Committed in its support of Nepali Communities
Founded with the purpose of supporting faith communities across Nepal and its diaspora.
As we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family.
About FONiC Trust
FONIC Trust was established in 2005. Founded with the purpose of supporting faith communities across Nepal and its diaspora. It is registered with the Charity Commission Northern Ireland No. NIC100520 and registered with Companies House UK as a Company Limited by Guarantee with no share dividend No. NI055292.
The Trust does not work in isolation and has built partnerships with a range of local Nepali organisations, and communities and donors in the UK and Europe.
The board of FONIC Trust is committed to Christian faith principles of equality, honesty, integrity and community.
- Equality .. We believe all humans are made in the image of God. Everyone is of equal value and worthy of acceptance and respect.
- Honesty .. We believe it is essential that we are honest in all that we do. This is reflected in how we interact with regulatory bodies, governments and local partners both in the UK and Nepal.
- Integrity .. We believe it is essential that we relate to everyone in a manner that reflects our Christian faith, that our word is our bond, that we can be trusted in our financial management, record keeping and reporting.
- Community .. We believe that community is the ideal and primary means established for the development of individuals and families.
We endorse the EA Statement of Faith
Things we do
FONIC Trust was founded in May 2005. Its founders have had a lifetime of involvement in health and development in Nepal. Having spent a number of years in both rural development and international funding working with one of Nepali’s oldest INGOs they considered it timely to establish a UK registered charity.
Since it was established the Trust has been involved in a wide variety of community based initiatives:
Partnered with a faith based NGO to establish an income generating project.
Partnered with a Nepali NGO to provide equipment for a rural community hospital.
Partnered with a local NGO to provide scholarships for underprivileged young people entering third level education.
Assisted a local partner NGO to establish Kathmandu’s first ever Wheelchair Repair Workshop.
Assisted poor families with education fees.
Provided support to a rural community in Far West Nepal to rebuild their village following floods that destroyed their homes.
The provision of nurse training based in a community hospital in West Nepal.
Established community agricultural enterprise
Established a community based agricultural business working with deprived communities across Nepal.
Assisted a Nepali entrepreneur to establish a guest facility in Kathmandu.
Partnered with a local NGO working with people with physical disabilities to establish a rehabilitation farm.
Partnered with a range of community based organisations to translate and distribute quality faith based educational materials.
Partnered with an established Nepali NGO providing income generation training
You can support the work of FONIC Trust by donating via Stewardship. Stewardship allows you to make a one off or regular donation to FONIC Trust, your donation is Gift Aided automatically if you are a UK taxpayer.
If you are considering making a substantial or particular donation (financial or in kind) or wish to consider leaving a legacy to FONIC Trust please contact our Administrator on his private number: 07842021106
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