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Mineral Water Plant for PLHIV

People Living with HIV (PLHIV) suffer serious health problems as HIV progresses to AIDS alongside widespread stigma and the resulting discrimination. This often seriously undermines the socioeconomic condition of PLHIV and their families as they struggle to cope with the disease and stigma. Today th more

Mission for my life

February 2009; Satpal B.K 37, HIV positive has started working with Helping Hands Nepal. People in the village recognize him as a person who works for HIV awareness rather than as an HIV positive person. Satpal says," I have found a mission for my life'. Going back to his old times, Satpal say more

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Mobile Legal Clinics bring justice at the door step

December 2010; Lack of efficient justice system makes it difficult for the people especially in the rural areas of Nepal to avail justice on time and in the prolonged process makes it very expensive also. A large number of rural population are ignorant about easy access to justice or accessing free more

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Model Energy VDC: A Dream Comes True

November  2005; The Bhoksing VDC has been declared as the Model Energy VDC by the Eight District Council of the Parbat District Development Committee. One of the 55 VDCs of the Parbat district, the Bhoking has become the first VDC that has electricity access to its all 234 households. This has more

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Model sub health post for safer and healthier life

December 2010; The Badalamjee village located at a distance of 16 kms from the district headquarters of Dailekh was suffering due to lack of proper health services. The patients, mainly the pregnant mothers suffered during child birth due to the dilapidated condition of the old sub health post lacki more

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More opportunity for local entrepreneurs

July 2008; A micro-enterprise involved in making plum jam has been thriving in Tukucha village of Kavrepalachowk district. Supported by a grant and technical assistance from the UNDP Micro-Enterprise Development Programme (MEDEP), the enterprise has been involved in producing fresh jam from the plen more

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Mosques and Madrasas mount HIV/AIDS awareness in Nepal

Tuesday, 13 January 2004: Muslim clerics in the west Nepal city of Nepalgunj are mounting an HIV/AIDS education programme in mosques and madrasas (Islamic schools), and women are particularly receptive to the message. All 15 mosques in the city are participating, and texts on HIV/AIDS and sex educa more

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My family will not have to die of hunger

December 2006; The prince turned into a pauper overnight when Man Bahadur Praja's 1.3 hectares of cultivable land in Makawanpur was washed away by landslide and flood in 2002. With his productive land gone, he was compelled to rely on his khoria land' cultivation in a steep land.Usually, maize, blac more

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Need for safe drinking water brings along inclusion

August 2010; Jaidhan settlement of Kuntibandali, one of the acute water diarrhoea affected villages among the 15 Village Development Committees of Achham'one of the remote districts of Nepal, now has access to clean drinking water. Thanks to the Quick Impact for Peace Support Initiative (QIPSI) Pro more

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Nepal shares technical expertise with Timor-Leste on conflict sensitivity

“The idea of South-South Cooperation makes a lot of sense where even countries usually boxed as recipients only can be providers of support.”   In what was among the few instances of South-South cooperation and triangular cooperation flowing out of Nepal, experts from Nepal have shared valuable more