CASE STORIES

Investing in women farmers

Investing in women farmers

Story from Bajhang under Sustainable Livelihoods

Dhanudevi Bali lives in Bajhang district, in the far west of Nepal, and is a true follower of the phrase "learning by doing". With lots of social and economic challenges, her endeavors in learning new things and applying what she learns in her fields have been very successful.

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Bhakta Bahadur's Brighter Future

Bhakta Bahadur's Brighter Future

Story from Bajhang under Sustainable Livelihoods

Bhakta Bahadur Kathayat's steps are heavy as he trudges home. It's been a long day. He left home very early, carrying a load of tomatoes to the market in the district headquarters, two hours' walk away. He's tired, but his heart is light. He's sold all his crop, and is carrying back some cloth for his wife Sarada, and new exercise books and pencils for his five children for school.

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A Family Affair

A Family Affair

Story from Bajhang under Sustainable Livelihoods

Seventeen people are a lot to provide for! Paruli and UjiteSarki always struggled to support their three sons. Now that their sons are married and have nine children of their own, there are even more mouths to feed. Fortunately, everyone helps out during busy times on the land, even the youngsters.

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Balu - a Rehabiliation Ambassador

Balu - a Rehabiliation Ambassador

Story from Bajhang under Peacebuilding

It's a sad, but common story. A little child is lying beside the open fire, left in the care of older siblings while the parents are out working in the field. His brother, just a small child himself, is playing with kerosene. Suddenly, the fire flares up. The older children escape, but the baby is badly burned.

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Heavenly Learning

Heavenly Learning

Story from Bajhang under Education

Shree Shanti Higher Secondary School in Bajhang has a long history. It is the oldest school in the District, established by the progressive King Jaya Prithavi Bahadur Singh. Now, the school runs classes from Early Childhood to Senior Secondary (+2).

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