• An Artificial Limb to Promote Income Generation Activities

    11 years ago, Tika Bahadur Newar, 46 years old, had an amputation of his leg due to Gangrene. He was devastated about his future at that time. Today, he owns Bhim Guest House in Briddhim, Rasuwa. He informs that tourists usually visit during peak trekking seasons for home stay. “When one of the village representatives mentioned to me that there

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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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  • 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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  • 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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