CASE STORIES

A TV programme plants a seed

A TV programme plants a seed

Story from Dhading under Capacity Building

At 35 years of age, Kanchhi Gautam from Jiwanpur watched television for the first time at her village on 2008. Her brother bought the set after earning the money from abroad. She got this opportunity because her family settled in her birth place, despite her marriage in another district.

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Salt of The Earth!

Salt of The Earth!

Story from Dhading under Sustainable Livelihoods

Kabita Tamang lives in Jharlang VDC in northern Dhading. Her main income source is from farming, for which she uses traditional technologies. However, production was low, and she was not satisfied because she put a lot of hard work into it. She wanted to increase her production but she faced lot of problems, such as losing topsoil from the sloping land, low fertility, and not having access to newer technologies.

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Kafalpani is on the Right Track

Kafalpani is on the Right Track

Story from Dhading under Advocacy

Lok Kumari Gandrama, who lives in Kafalpani, says: "Previously, it was not possible to walk along the road to our village in the rainy season. We used to use another path, which took us half an hour more. But now it is very easy for us to bring water to our homes and to go to work in the field."

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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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Reunion of Heart and Heartbeat

Reunion of Heart and Heartbeat

Story from Dhading under Peacebuilding

Hari Maya Tamang and Suni Maya Tamang, from Jharlang VDC are of similar age and were very close friends like heart and heartbeat. There wasn't a day when they did not meet one-another. 5 years ago they had a small dispute and they suddenly stopped talking and meeting one another.

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Our Fields are Dry and Barren

Our Fields are Dry and Barren

Story from Dhading under Advocacy

There are many hungry people in Nepal; most of them are low caste and ethnic minorities living in rural areas, with farming as main source of income. According to the Food Security and Hunger Survey in Nepal, 2004 56% of such caste and ethnic groups are in an extreme hunger situation.

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Everyone Wants To Be Beautiful

Everyone Wants To Be Beautiful

Story from Dhading under Sustainable Livelihoods

Everyone wants to look their best, and Nepali village women are no exception. They love bright colours, and wear glittering glass beads and bangles. They wash and oil their hair, braiding in flowers or decorations at festival time.

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New Hope from New Peacebuilders

New Hope from New Peacebuilders

Story from Dhading under Peacebuilding

Ten years of conflict and instability in Nepal have severely affected many kinds of local and national processes, including the resolving of disputes.

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