Disability Inclusive Relief and Rehabilitation after the earthquake in Nepal

Project Period: 19th July 2015 till 31st December 2016
Project Partners: ADID Alliance: Netherlands Leprosy Relief, Karuna Foundation Netherlands and Liliane Foundation with fund received from SHO Giro 555
Project Area: Kathmandu Valley and 18 VDCs in Rasuwa

This project aims to provide emergency and rehabilitation services to earthquake-affected persons with disabilities and their families focusing on improving their health, livelihood and show casing disability friendly public facilities.


Post-Earthquake Restoration of educational infrastructure in Rasuwa District of Central Nepal

Project Period: 1st October 2015 till 30 th September 2016
Project Partner: Terre des Hommes-Netherlands
Project Area: Five VDCs in Rasuwa (Bhorle, Ramche, Syafru, Thuman and Bridhim)

When the earthquake struck Nepal on 25th April 2015, about 20,000 school buildings were destroyed mostly in central Nepal. This project aims at restoring education system through reconstruction of disability friendly classrooms and create awareness on child protection.


Livelihood Program for Disaster Affected Persons with Disabilities in Bhaktapur

Time Frame: 1stNovember 2015 to 31stOctober 2016
Funding Partner: ReachOut2
Implementing Partner: Resource Center for Rehabilitation and Development (RCRD)
Project Area: Bhaktapur District
Direct Constituents:-
Persons with disabilities and their families : 450 (90 persons with disabilities; families of persons with disabilities-360)

Devastating earthquake cause loss to livelihood options of many families in the country. Bhaktapur is one of the most affected districts. Karuna is implementing livelihood program targeted to the earthquake affected families of persons with disabilities in two municipalities of Bhaktapur district.