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Nisha Malla’s contribution on CN humanitarian efforts in Dailekh

“First 2 weeks, I was confused and worried that I have to work closely with people who are possibly infected or recovering. And it’s human psychology that, it restricts you to act normal during these situation”, Nisha Malla our volunteer from Dailekh shared. Since June, after Nisha was appointed as field health volunteer in Dailekh…

July 29, 2021
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Life would have been a Struggle without Caritas’ Support

Seema Khadka’s life cannot be imagined without her mother and younger sister. Seema (25 yrs) has been wheelchair bound since decades with very little communication, through sign language. The family of three is solely dependent on the income of her mother, 52 who work as a laborer in her locality. In absence of her father and…

June 22, 2021
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Strengthening Communities through Homestay Project

Ms. Tara Chaudhary, 52 grew up in a remote village of Birendranagar-9, Surkhet, with no major roads, electricity or television. “All my childhood, I stayed home doing household chores, and being a girl child, had no opportunity to attend school”, she shares. To fulfill her childhood wish of acquiring education, she was determined to educate…

June 18, 2021
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Aayush : A boy with positivity and humble thoughts

Aayush Chaudhary, 9, like any other kid loves to play with his friends. Mina Chaudhary, his mother is a member of Tharu Community Organic Homestay of Birendranagar-9, Surkhet. “I am the only man in my family”, he says. It may sound odd to hear this phrase from a young boy like him, but what he…

May 12, 2021
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Gurung family’s homestay : Home away from home

I am able to earn about NPR. 400 thousand till now! More than 500 guests already visited my homestay. Being an active group member of Baraha Cooperative, I feel fortunate that I am part of this program.’’
Initiated as a pilot project in 2018, our Homestay promotion efforts now have expanded in 6 different districts and farmers are benefiting themselves through improved livelihood income through homestay businesses.

March 19, 2021
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Towards commercial farming through collaboration

SAFBIN provided Rs. 25,000/- to the group as seed money to start mushroom cultivation. The project also provided them one-day technical training on mushroom production. The group purchased the mushroom seeds, nylon ropes, bamboo, straw, and plastic to prepare a tunnel. At the moment the group has 170 mushroom balls and produces 4 to 5 kg of mushroom from each ball. Currently, the local market price of mushrooms is Rs. 150 to 175 per kg. The group also has a plan to sell those mushrooms in a nearby market.

February 1, 2021
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Creating an inclusive society for all persons, irrespective of their abilities and disabilities

I am Nirmala Thapa, 40, a resident of Kaski. I have a normal house on 2.5 acres of land. My two legs can’t move below the knee.We have a family of six with a 6-year-old daughter. Even though I am disabled, I run the house myself.On the initiative of Caritas Nepal, the Disability Self-Reliance Coordinating…

December 23, 2020
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Joyous Farmers with Agricultural Input Support from Caritas

“My dryland will yield gold in few months’ time” “Agriculture is the primary source of living for farmers like me”, says Krishna Dhoj Sanghamfe (61), a small scale farmer from Miklajung-6, Morang. Krishna has dry land, which compared to normal land yield less, however since 15 years he has been managing family needs from the…

November 30, 2020
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Reviving the hope of migrants: shattered by COVID-19

Like, Sovit Sharma (Name changed), each day almost 5000 youth are returning to Nepal from abroad due to the worldwide spread of COVID-19. Mr. Sharma was one of them. He was deported from UAE after he was tested positive.”I stayed quarantined and recovered after 14 days before coming back to Nepal in June 2020. I…

October 30, 2020
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Farmer shares his joy of getting irrigation facility

Farmers of Nuwakot were worrying as they only had to rely on rainwater for irrigating their land. For improving their crop production the alternative way for irrigation, construction of Thulo chhange Ghattekhola to Baspani irrigation scheme (Tadi RM-04) played a crucial role. Farmers are joyfully realizing better yields. Only about one-third of the agricultural land…

September 24, 2020
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