As per the target set for the five years (from 2013 to 2017) MEDPA Strategic Plan I, MEDEP and MEDPA had created 73995 Micro-Entrepreneurs (MEs). Among total created MEs, 23680 were graduated, 17815 became resilient and 1211 upgraded their enterprises as Small and Medium Enterprises (SME). Further, 177805 employment were created in the five years span of time. 
 
MEDEP was established in 1998, and the project continued until July 2018. In the twenty years period, the project had successfully created 142,437 entrepreneurs. Out of 142437 MEs, 37304 were graduated, 29417 became resilient, and 1317 were able to convert their enterprises to Small and Medium Enterprise (SME). Throughout of MEDEP, 231746 jobs were created. 
 
 

Micro Entrepreneurs Created by MEDPA since its Inception in Year wise

Year

Men

Women

Total

2010

108

82

190

2011

141

433

574

2012

221

777

998

2013

364

865

1,229

2014

1114

4854

5,968

2015

1816

4603

6,419

2016

2923

10552

13,475

2017

2440

12616

15,056

2018

1700

8677

10,377

Total

10,827

43,459

54,286

 

 

Micro Entrepreneurs Created by MEDPA since its Inception till July 2018

Dalit

Janajati

BCT/Other

Total

Madhesi

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Total

Women

Men

12,562

2,486

16,885

4,621

14,008

3,720

43,455

10,827

54,286

9,053

1,327

 

Move Out of Poverty 2017

Dalit

Janajati

BCT/Other

Total

Madhesi

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Total

Women

Men

366

115

589

190

473

135

1,428

440

1,868

351

26

 

Graduated ME in 2017

Dalit

Janajati

BCT/Other

Total

Madhesi

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Total

Women

Men

3

3

36

26

11

2

50

31

81

0

0

 

Resilient ME in 2017

Dalit

Janajati

BCT/Other

Total

Madhesi

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Total

Women

Men

14

2

22

6

13

4

49

12

61

3

17

 

Number of SME in 2017

Dalit

Janajati

BCT/Other

Total

Madhesi

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Total

Women

Men

30

18

41

2

52

7

123

27

150

2

2

 

Positive Income Change in 2017

Dalit

Janajati

BCT/Other

Total

Madhesi

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Total

Women

Men

345

68

529

136

431

108

1,305

312

1,617

345

22

 

Distribution of ME in Sector Wise

Enterprise Category

Number of ME

Agro and Forest Based Enterprise

25,259

Construction Based Enterprise

93

Energy Based Enterprise

120

ICT Based Enterprise

295

Tourism Based Enterprise

556

Production Based Enterprise

11,687

Service Based Enterprise

11,098

Other

5,178

Total Number of Mes

54,286