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Bamboo bonanza

Bamboo bonanza

Story from Sunsari under Integral Mission

The Church of God, Madhumalla, is a small church of just 60 members. To do good work, we don't always need a big number and lots of educated people or even an educated leader in the church.

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Changing the church, changing the community

Changing the church, changing the community

Story from Sunsari under Integral Mission

Rev Gajendra Khan Thakuri is Pastor of Budhabare Baptist Church in Letang village, Morang District. There are more than 150 believers in his church. He was looking for the best way to link with and enter into the community, and he said he had struggled for quite a long time to find...

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Fish and fruit and feathered friends

Fish and fruit and feathered friends

Story from Sunsari under Sustainable Livelihoods

The Samaweshi group in Letang built a fire preparedness pond in the community, and have now stocked it with fish. As well as retaining water, the pond is also generating income for the group. Letang is very vulnerable to fire hazards. There was no permanent way to collect...

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Model Child Club

Model Child Club

Story from Sunsari under Education

Shirjanshil Child Club was established in 2008 in Pachkanya Village. It has 27 active members, a mix of Dalits (low caste), ethnic groups and other castes.

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Cross Border Crime Reduced

Cross Border Crime Reduced

Story from Sunsari under Peacebuilding

Chimadi, Amahibela and Amarduwa are remote village areas situated in the southern part of Sunsari district. There is poor access to transport or amenities, like electricity or communication. People living here are generally very poor and from marginalised groups like Dalits (low caste), Janajatis and Madhesis (enthic minorities) and their lives are very difficult.

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Still At School

Still At School

Story from Sunsari under Education

Nineteen, unmarried, and still at school! Rekha turns a deaf ear to the teasing. When she completes her schooling later this year, she will be the first girl in her village to do so. Rekha nearly missed out on school altogether. Born to a poor family in Sunsari, one of the plainland districts in Nepal, Rekha worked hard to allow her five younger sisters to get an education.

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Hearing from the heart!

Hearing from the heart!

Story from Sunsari under Peacebuilding

San Bahadur is quite popular in school. Besides being good with books, he also has a passion for cricket. His friends cheer for him when he is on the cricket field with a bat. San Bahadur enjoys the attention, as any 18 year old would.

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The Chicken or the Egg?

The Chicken or the Egg?

Story from Sunsari under Peacebuilding

She took my hand in her thin, wrinkled one, pointing to my silver rings. Before we began our discussion with this small group of women, she made it clear that she expected a roof, a toilet, and possibly some cash. Unfortunately, this is not what we came bearing!

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So That All Can See God's Love

So That All Can See God's Love

Story from Sunsari under Integral Mission

Khagendra Thapa pastors a congregation of about 70 believers in a remote village in North Morang, Nepal. After participating in the integral mission workshop organised by UMN in 2008, he considered how he could demonstrate God's love for the poor in practical ways.

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