Today is World Down Syndrome day and this years theme is ‘what I bring to my community’. So Karuna Foundation Nepal brings you a story from far eastern Nepal about Ramala Karki. Ramala is 14 years old, she studies at the local primary school, she is in grade 4. She also has Down Syndrome. Ramala’s parents were able to learn
We arrive at the house of Suman by motorcycle. Her house is located in a small village in southeast Nepal, in the Sunsari district. Her father awaits us and calls his daughter. A seemingly timid young lady walks down the stairs to the courtyard. We are about to meet an ambitious young woman. [caption id="attachment_1090" align="alignleft" width="653"] Suman[/caption] Suman is
Hari Maya Rai is 40 years old. At the age of eight, she became hard of hearing. “I was studying in grade two at that time. Learning in school, social communication and engagement with friends became extremely difficult so I had to drop out of school,” she recalls. She never made to the next grade. Through all these years, Hari
Ms. Diya Tamang, a 27 year old, permanent resident of Surching-9, Sindhupalchowk is the survivor of the April 2015 Nepal earthquake. Seeking for a better employment opportunity, she migrated to Kuwait just like many Nepalese youths after the devastating effect of earthquake. Unfortunately, just after four months in Kuwait, she suffered from nerve paralysis and her one leg stopped functioning.