58 people planted 500 cedar saplings in Taksera to celebrate the world day to combat desertification and drought (17 June). They celebrated in style – they were singing and dancing while planting since the event coincided with…
This past week UMN’s Executive Director (ED) Dhana Lama visited some of UMN’s projects in Rukum East and our two local partners’ offices. In Putha Uttarganga Dhana visited child-friendly classroom in a primary school and met members…
Yarsagumba (caterpillar fungus) is a major source of income for residents of Wards 1 and 2 in Putha Uttarganga Rural Municipality of Rukum East. A two-day anti-plastic campaign was organised at Pupal Lake, 4,500 metres high, in…
Towards achieving gender equality and positive masculinity in a community with traditional harmful practices such as forced marriages, 17 adolescent boys from 9 wards and later 45 adolescent girls from the same wards attended two separate two-day…
Digital financial literacy training adapted for the local context reached 17 local staff and members of two UMN supported projects in Rukum East, through a collaboration with other organisations working for change at the grassroots level. The…
A two-day free mental health camp was held in Rukum East last week that saw a significant surge in attendance compared to the previous year, indicating a growing awareness and willingness to seek help for mental health…
World Suicide Prevention Day was celebrated yesterday in Rukum East with the theme “Creating Hope Through Action” by UMN’s Pro-Act project. The objective was to raise a broad range of awareness and support, linking the community with…
A child-friendly adolescent group in Kyangsi in Rukum East took a proactive stance last week by organising a street drama and rally with an engagement of 124 community people to raise awareness about the detrimental impacts of…
For the first time in Rukum East, a three-day mental health camp was organised last week in Kakri Health Post of Bhume Rural Municipality. “We are very happy with the response and participation of the community the…
As important as it is to run projects, it is equally important to monitor their progress and output to ensure they are bringing transformation. Read more of UMN’s two clusters who recently concluded their annual monitoring events:…