Celebrate World Water Day with us by taking a look at this new irrigation canal in Mugu, helping to feed 50 families who rely on agriculture. Ā  Community people contributed NPR 1,250,000 (USD 10,300) equivalent of labour…
Clean water can transform a community. It might seem simple, but it’s true. Having a reliable source of water is something many of us take for granted. Today is World Water Day, and we know that billions…
Empowering women – that’s an important part of our work at UMN as we seek to bring about fullness of life for people across the country. We recognise our work in that area especially today, 8 March…
After joining the Health Mother’s Group meetings, Yeduli Bhul from Doti learned about safer pregnancy, birth preparedness, danger signs, nutritious foods, safe delivery and child care. This helped Yeduli and her family prepare for the birth of…
Children enjoying the splash of clean water at Bhawani School in Doti. Ā  The Community Health Programme of UMN has helped build water tanks and basins for 20 schools in various parts of Nepal benefitting around 3,500…
Celebrating her grand-daughter’s birth Putali Devi Budha from Bajhang endured hardships in her life after becoming a widow at an early age. Facing accusations from the community, she raised her two sons and a daughter braving all…
Purna Kumari Tiwari is 39 years old and living in Pokharithok, Maidi VDC in Dhading. She comes from a financially weak family. They have few land which is only enough to feed the family members for three…
The construction of water supply system with 2000 liter ferro-cement tank and five tap stands in Tawalbeshi village of Ree, Dhading has helped to solve water woes of the community people. For Asha Tamang, this has helped…
The literacy classes are more than just literacy classes. For these women these evening classes are what they look forward to with great anticipation. They give them confidence and an identity and act as stepping stones and…
Nepal is inching towards its national goal of being Open Defecation Free (ODF) by 2017. Village by village, district by district, Nepal aims to be completely open defecation free.Ā  UMN through its programmes has been playing a…