#StoriesOfChange

Determination leads to empowerment

Ms. Sajima Khatun, a mother of two kids with husband and mother in-law in the family is staying at Kodauha village of ward no.4 of Kapilvastu. Relying of daily wage labor by her husband was barely helping the family to manage household expenses. Grew up in Muslim community, she was not allowed to work outside….

April 20, 2022
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Mushroom Enterprise – A collective effort towards empowerment and family nutrition

Farmers in Surkhet used to do mushroom cultivation in a very small scale few years back.  They have never thought this as a good alternative of food and nutrition security as well as income generating source. Though the farmers had some knowledge about household mushroom cultivation they have never incorporated this as an important component…

December 28, 2021
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Taking action: First step to initiate safeguarding in the community

In 2010, Durga Ku Bayadi migrated from Doti to Kanchanpur with her newly married husband and family. A young 22 year at that time, she decided to follow her passion to teach in Shree Samashksha International School.Her nightmare began when she surprisingly became very ill in the year 2020. She had a mild fever, with…

November 28, 2021
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Applying integrated approach to bring positive impact

Migrants who have returned from overseas feels more ambitious to search for better country with better opportunities but thing were different for Lalit Kumar Rai, a returnee from Malaysia. Mr. Rai being the secretary of Shree Dhumse Migrant Agriculture group in Jhapa is an active member of our project who is involved in almost all…

October 28, 2021
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Reached rural location with kits

Mrs. Sarita Pariyar 27 years old lives in Khalanga, Jajarkot. She is a single parent taking care of 2 children, and agriculture wage laborer (earning around 500 per day). With her earning she has to pay her rent, feed her children, pay for their health as well as education. Upon getting ill she was in…

September 29, 2021
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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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