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…
With the aim of reducing the risks, vulnerability, and impact of disasters at schools, three days of school-level Disaster Risk Management training was held in the last week of August. Organised by Harpur Secondary School in Palhinandan…
Forty women from diverse backgrounds – students, school teachers, Karate students, some gender champions, UMN women and partner staff – participated in a three-day self-defence workshop towards the end of April in Bajhang. The workshop was facilitated…
UMN strongly advocates and works for children’s rights and protecting the vulnerable groups. UMN and its local partner INDRENI initiated and supported a workshop on Child Protection Policy and Guidelines. Organised by Pratapur Rural Municipality (RM) in…
These days Kusum keeps busy with her sewing machine taking orders to make cloth masks. It all started after she took reusable face mask training given to five peer educators like herself. So far, she has stitched…
Monsoon is a fearful time for many living in the flood-prone areas of the Terai. Since yesterday, UMN’s two working Rural Municipalities of Nawalaparasi District (Pratappur and Palhinandan) have been highly affected by the flood due to…
The second wave of COVID-19 has hit Nepal with an alarming rise in positive cases.   UMN in its efforts to support the ongoing crisis with its local partner was able to provide a 15-bedded isolation centre…