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An amazing taste - better than meat!

An amazing taste - better than meat!

Story from Doti under Health

Baglek is a remote VDC in Doti, where UMN's partner CEAD Nepal has been working on the Food Security for Vulnerable Communities in Nepal (Uttam Aahar) project.

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Friday is flour day

Friday is flour day

Story from Rukum under Health

Every second Friday, Manisha Pariyar 24, is busy preparing super-flour for her 18-month-old son. The flour, a nutritious mix made from three kinds of cereals (maize, wheat and soybean), is a proven nutritious food for young children. Developed by UMN in the 1970s, super-flour is now widely used...

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Unexpected Service

Unexpected Service

Story from Tansen under Health

Unlike other patients, nine-year-old Kusal Thapa happened to be in the hospital not because he was sick, but because of his mother's and sister's illnesses. Kusal's sister was born with heart disease and Down's syndrome. She frequently suffered from fevers and spent a lot of time in the hospital.

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Being There for Rita

Being There for Rita

Story from Dhading under Health

Rita Adhikari, a middle aged woman, lives with her poor family in Mapark, Dhading. She and her husband could not support her family on what they could earn locally, so her husband went to work as a daily labourer in India.

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24 - hour Birthing Unit at Dubiya Sub-Health Post

24 - hour Birthing Unit at Dubiya Sub-Health Post

Story from Rupandehi under Health

Ardharbhoot Cooperative is one of UMN's partners in Rupandehi. It works in Dubiya VDC, Kapilvastu district, implementing health programmes in its VDC where more than 60% of the population are from the Tharu (an ethnic minority) community. The VDC is divided into two parts by a river. There are five wards on the other side of the river, where there is a Sub-health Post in Rangai village.

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Local Food is Best

Local Food is Best

Story from Rupandehi under Health

Ramnagina Gupta, a staff member of Bikalpa, one of UMN's partners in Rupandehi, recalls meeting little Bishal.

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