By: Lyn Jackson  From the outside, it looks like a very ordinary house. Bougainvillea drapes in purple folds from the first-floor landing, and bright yellow chrysanthemums splash colour in the tiny front garden. A small group of…
UMN and the International Nepal Fellowship (INF) jointly established Medical Supplies Department (MSD) as a project in Kathmandu in the late 80s to ensure supply of necessary medical equipment and drugs in a cost effective way to…
One of UMN’s Sunsari partners is Ramganj Yuba Club. The members are a delightful well educated group of people in their mid 30’s. Two years ago, they began working with the landless Musahar community by forming saving…
More and more Nepali children are becoming at risk due to the deteriorating political condition and broken homes. Currently, 41%* of Nepal’s population are under 16 years of age with 8,000 displaced by the armed conflict. UMN…
Deep Bahadur Bohora is a 16 year old school boy from Ruga VDC, Mugu. The only son in his family, he was born with a cleft lip and palate. As a child he had problems feeding himself…
No longer must women deliver in cow sheds. Through the work of the Traditional Birth Attendants people are changing traditional practices, and last year of 507 safe deliveries only 2 were in cow sheds compared with 100%…