• What the future is like–LACK OF ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY FOR ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES IN NEPAL

    Dawa (name changed) has neuro-developmental disabil­ity called cerebral palsy. When Karuna Foundation Nepal (KEN), a cross disabili-ty NGO identified Dawa in his vil­lage in Kavre, he seemed to be neglected not only by his com­munity but also by his family. Reasons such as physical inju­ries, lack of care, lack of refer­rals for medical and rehabilita­tion services, poor socio-eco­nomic status, and

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  • Lhakpa Tamang’s Story to Inclusion: Identity & Livelihood Most Importantly

    Lhakpa Tamang was born blind. He never had the opportunity to pursue education on an equal basis to people his age or even his siblings. He dropped out of school after grade two. Poor socio-economic status of family, the lack of disability friendly infrastructures, lack of braille academic resources and challenging mountainous terrain in his village of Grang, Rasuwa were

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  • अपांगतामैत्री समाजको खाँचो

    जेष्ठ १९, २०७४- हामीलाई थाहा नै छ, व्यक्ति–व्यक्ति मिलेर परिवार बन्छ । परिवार–परिवार मिलेर समुदाय अनि समाज बन्छ । समाज हाम्रो जीवन स्तरको ऐना हो । अनि समग्रमा हामी मिलेर नै समाजको निर्माण भएको हो । समाज उदाहरणीय छ/छैन भन्ने व्यक्ति र परिवारको संवेदनशीलतामा निर्भर गर्छ । समाजलाई सही दिशामा डोर्‍याउन अनेक सूक्ष्म र बृहत तत्त्वले महत्त्वपूर्ण भूमिका खेलिरहेका हुन्छन्

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  • Tunnel houses

    Chiran Magar, a 29-year-old motorcycle mechanic living in Chalnakhel village on the southern outskirts of the Kathmandu Valley, lost his home when the earthquake on April 25 struck central Nepal. The two-storey house, built by Chiran's father nearly 15 years ago, crumbled like a sandcastle. Chiran spent two weeks in a tent with his wife and children, braving the rain

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