Meeting self-help group members In Kapilvastu, UMN’s Executive Director Dhana Lama met members of the Manakamana Self Help Group (SHG). Urmila Badi, the secretary of the SHG shared, “Before the SECURE project’s presence, we were far behind…
Around 200 members of Khoria village in Kapilvastu District recently participated in a Disaster Response Simulation event, including mock drills in the village. Their community is highly vulnerable to various hazards such as fire and flood, resulting…
Participating in a self-help group had already helped Shenaaz to gain confidence and start a shop, but then lockdown hit! Remaining connected to the group and UMN’s SECURE project turned her frustrations back to hope and security…
With COVID variants and more news on future waves, our masks have become more important than ever. UMN continues to help communities in different ways to respond to the COVID outbreak. Recently in Kapilvastu, Deputy Superintendent of…
With monsoon rains in full swing, there is again a possibility of more floods, landslides and other water related disasters in Nepal.  Yesterday, UMN’s Kapilvastu Cluster (a high-risk district for floods) handed over Light Search and Rescue…