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Caritas Nepal just showed us the path, the rest depends on us!

Although facing few major challenges, Amika Pathak feels privileged to have received support to further improve her quality of life. She picked up the experiences she had gained in training about Livestock Management and decided to use these techniques for her benefits. Amika Pathak is 45 years old and lives with her mother- and father-in-law…

November 25, 2019
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“It’s a natural process, we should not feel ashamed!”

Seti, Ritu and Tarchum Tamang have always felt uncomfortable regarding menstruation, hygiene and intimate problems, as do many other women still in Nepal today. Little knowledge and no educational work on this topic put it in a strict social taboo, leaving women often alone and ashamed. In a training on menstrual hygiene management initiated by…

November 18, 2019
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The 5 steps of the rice harvest with SAFBIN

In this time of the year, the scenes are the same in the whole Terai region. Green and yellow fields slowly give place to small patches of land that have already been cleared. Farmers on their colourful outfits provide a beautiful contrast to the landscape, while they carry big bundles of rice above their heads….

November 1, 2019
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Training on sphere standards and its implementation in humanitarian action

Intending to introduce and orient on the basic principles and core humanitarian standard through the use of new sphere handbook during emergency response we conducted 4 days Training on sphere standards and its implementation in humanitarian action from 11-14 September, 2019. The training has been conducted under the programme entitled “European Asian Partnership for Building…

October 5, 2019
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Held our 30th Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Conducted our 30th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 3rd October 2019 in Caritas Nepal’s central office, Dhobighat, Lalitpur. Pleased to have our Executive Committee and General Body Members at our office. We would like to welcome our newly elected Executive Committee. At the same time, we would like to appreciate our outgoing committee who always…

October 4, 2019
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Ms. B. K realizes a holistic recovery

56-year-old Ms. Kanchhi B.K. lives alone in the hills of Orang village in Dolakha district. It takes one and a half day to reach the village from Kathmandu by vehicle. Orang is among the remotest villages in Dolakha, a northern mountain district in Nepal. Many years earlier she decided not to get married considering that…

October 3, 2019
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Celebrating 30 years of devoted service to our nation

Marking the 30 years of devoted social service to the nation, Caritas Nepal celebrated its anniversary on 28 October 2019 at Lalitpur. The event was followed by the closing ceremony of “Nepal Earthquake Recovery Program (NERP)”, one of the significant programs of Caritas Nepal.  “Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and…

October 2, 2019
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The tale of bridges: minimizing obstacles

“When Caritas Nepal came to the area with the cash-for-work programme, people formed a committee to collectively request the new bridge. Caritas helped us to get the building permit from the ward,” says Chitra Bahadur Yonjan (29), leader of the grassroots committee responsible for the construction works.

August 23, 2019
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Farming after the flood

Right after the flood, at the very beginning of Caritas’ response in the area, the ward leaders formed a group whose aim was to identify the most vulnerable beneficiaries in urgent need of support. Puja and her family, who had lost shelter and all sources of livelihood, were among beneficiaries put at the forefront of the intervention.

August 10, 2019
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Accident abroad; help back home

CN provided him with a 3-month cooking training, which advanced his knowledge to run the restaurant smoothly. “From the support, I am able to add basic items for the restaurant. Once I advance my knowledge on cooking, I will extend my business as soon as possible”, says Sangeet.

August 5, 2019
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