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Thumbu Feels Secure in New House

Thumbu Feels Secure in New House

Thumbu Ghale of Kispang Rural Municipality in Nuwakot district was living in his house when the first tremor of earthquake hit on 25 April 2015. The disaster severely destroyed their house leaving Thumbu and his wife buried under the rubble unconscious. They remained unaware of the catastrophe and its consequence. […]

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Mauriniya Cooperative Transforms Lives of Landless Families

Mauriniya Cooperative Transforms Lives of Landless Families

Mauraniya is a small village in Tikapur of Kailali district in Sudurpaschim province. Mostly women run the village; men are mostly migrated to India in search of labor work. Thirty-five landless families are living here for twenty five years. Currently, each family ploughs less than a hectare of land, but […]

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Kanchi also owns the land

Kanchi also owns the land

Kanchi Omu Lama, 53, is a resident of Kiul village in Shermathang of Helambu Rural Municipality. There are five members in her family. Their children are away from home for employment. Helambu has mountain topography. Potato is the main stable produce there. But wild boars from nearby forest make it […]

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Fruits of Consistent Struggle: Happiness in Village-Block

Fruits of Consistent Struggle: Happiness in Village-Block

In and around 1990, Nepal government conducted land survey in various part of the country. Survey team also went to Khayarmara area of Bardibas Municipality in Mahottari District. The team carried out a wholesome survey of the village. In this way, 64 households of Khayarmara village became a ‘village block’ […]

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My Drudgery has been Reduced

My Drudgery has been Reduced

Dawa Tamang got married before sixteen years in Aarundanda, Banskharka. She has spent half of these years fetching water from different sources. She had to walk at least an hour to fetch water.  Dawa shared “Water crisis was acute in our village from the beginning. Half our day used to […]

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A Bud Blossoming in Sagarnath Home People’s StoriesA Bud Blossoming in Sagarnath

A Bud Blossoming in Sagarnath Home People’s StoriesA Bud Blossoming in Sagarnath

Sagarnath area of Sarlahi district had thick forest before 2005. Gradually, the forest smugglers cleared the forest and sold the trees inside and outside of Nepal. Many people who were living along the bank of the rivers of Makawanpur, Sindhuli, Parsa and other districts came to live inside the area. […]

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