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A Volunteer by Heart: We need more volunteers like Rita to cope this crisis

Ms. Rita Chauhan (wearing red) coordinating with local government for relief distribution. Rita Chauhan (25), mother of two lives in Masina of Rupandehi district. Due to the global pandemic, her daily wage work is at halt. However, she is involved in community service coordinating with local government. Rita is affiliated with Caritas Nepal from 2017…

May 26, 2020
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Reaching out to the most Vulnerable

The world is fighting against the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. The virus has brought in an exceptional impact in our lives. The recent scenario of COVID-19 shows that its spread is becoming extensive in Nepal. Caritas Nepal (CN) is working with its local partners to ensure that the most vulnerable continue to have the food and…

May 21, 2020
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Creating impact in rural communities through awareness activities for preventing the widespread of COVID-19

In the past few weeks, Caritas Nepal has successfully reached 4743 HHs of 18 districts with food, hygiene materials and awareness support. COVID-19 has terrorized the whole world leading to 275 thousand deaths and infecting almost 4 million from 215 countries all around world. At first compared to other countries, Nepal had no cases in the…

May 11, 2020
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Extending our humanitarian support in Nawalparashi

Vulnerability of spreading corona virus is increasing in Nepal, as 11 new cases were confirmed on 21st April. Presently, total number of Corona virus positive cases are 42, 107 people are in isolation and more than 7067 are in quarantine. Country is locked down for almost a month and increased Covid-19 cases is indicating that…

April 22, 2020
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Relief support for the Bhutanese refugee

Caritas Nepal’s oldest and longest running program Bhutanese Refugees Education Program (BREP) is almost completed and its in last phase as 80 percent refugees are resettled already. The world is going through this unpleasant incident, leaving almost 139,378 deaths, 2,074,529 confirmed cases as of 17th April reported to WHO. In context of Nepal as of…

April 9, 2020
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A broken leg and a lost business

Forty-year-old Gauri Sankar Gaund’s life changed dramatically when a tornado swept over Bara district. Not only his business but also his physical health was taken away from him by it, which left him exposed to dark days for a long time. Almost a year later, the aftermath of the storm is still noticeable, but with…

April 6, 2020
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A single mother, a tornado and a cosmetic business

Being a single mother is difficult in all circumstances, but especially for women who are in the lower income range and who also have to bear the burden of natural disasters. 45-year-old Danmati Devi Yadav from Telgai village, mother of three daughters, is exposed to both: Several times in her life she had to push…

March 30, 2020
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Community partners share their experience about Nepal’s first recorded tornado

“The sound,” Dukhiram Mahara Chamaar begins to tell. “I’ll never forget that sound. A humming sound that was followed by a lot of suffering.” “At first it sounded like a firestorm. It was already evening and we came outside to see where the terrible noise was coming from. It was a storm and it also…

March 23, 2020
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Mobile repair shop opened in Bara district

After three months of mobile phone repair training, Dukhiram Mahara Chamaar has now opened his own shop in the village of Bharwalyia in the Bara district. On March 31, 2019, the Bara district was struck by a devastating tornado that left many people injured and many others homeless. For this reason, Caritas has been implementing…

March 18, 2020
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Thinking outside the box – working hard for the next generation

Goma Chepang and her aunt Santkumari Chepang both live in the village of Rakshirang, in Chitwan district. They always followed the traditions and practices of their ancestors only and therefore remained silent for most of their lives, blindly following their husband’s wishes and demands and taking no action to enable a better life for their…

March 16, 2020
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