CASE STORIES

Turmeric: Stimulating commercial cultivation

Turmeric: Stimulating commercial cultivation

Story from Doti under Sustainable Livelihoods

Suntali Devi BK is from a Dalit community which is an extremely marginalised group. She lives with her family of five members. Her family used to run their household through earnings from Indian employment where her husband was engaged.

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Bringing together Hindu and Muslim Youth

Bringing together Hindu and Muslim Youth

Story from Kapilbastu under Peacebuilding

Promoting peace and community between Hindu and Muslim youth is an important part of UMN’s work in Kapilbastu District. Today young minds are being transformed and the community is coming together, making changes for the better.

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From discrimination to leadership

From discrimination to leadership

Story from Dhading under Health

Hardship and hopelessness – that was a big part of Kabita Ale’s life story. Diagnosed with HIV 17 years ago, her journey has been challenging. But God wasn’t done with her and she didn’t give up. Today her story has been rewritten into one of hope and determination.

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I can finally sign my name

I can finally sign my name

Story from Mugu under Good Governance

I am Yangjom Lama and I live in Mugum Karmarong Rural Municipality. I am 47 years old. My time at home used to be mostly limited to household chores and farming. Since I hadn’t received even a basic education, I could...

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All-round quality improvement in the far west

All-round quality improvement in the far west

Story from Bajhang under Education

When a child gets a good education it can alter their future for the better. Nepal has great educators and UMN is coming alongside them in their work to provide training and teaching materials to enhance the quality of education.

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Running her own fruit shop

Running her own fruit shop

Story from Dhading under Integral Development

Empowered and honoured - that's how 35-year-old Roshanti Gurung from Dhading District feels today. Inspired by a business training she received from UMN's partner Dhading Christian Society (DCS), today she is successfully managing her own fruit shop.

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Call for Justice

Call for Justice

Story from Kapilbastu under Good Governance

It began with home visits by a group of volunteers to ensure children are better protected in families. In partnership with Kapilbastu Institution Development Committee (KIDC), UMN formed a child protection committee to look closely into issues of child marriage, child abuse, child labour...

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Well Nourished!

Well Nourished!

Story from Doti under Health

Mothers with children between the age of six months and five years visited the Positive Deviance Hearth (PD Hearth) Centre located in Doti. Mothers and caretakers of children who are identified as malnourished are encouraged to come to the centre.

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Learning is Fun

Learning is Fun

Story from Rukum under Education

There are now 300 students enrolled from Early Childhood Development classes to Grade 8 at Shree Saraswati Basic School. But earlier, this school which is located in a remote village of Shyala, Rukum West, survived in a poor condition without any safe classroom management. Without any compound wall, even the cattle...

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Enjoying Learning

Enjoying Learning

Story from Rukum under Education

When seven-year-old Karuna Budha Magar was first admitted to school, she was surprised to hear her teachers speak in a strange language. Later she found out that it was the Nepali language. She is a Grade 2 student at Tribeni Secondary School in Rukum. Karuna speaks Kham...

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