Our Blog

Catch up on updates about our projects in Nepal and how our work is changing lives.

20 Nov 19

Experience Life in a Remote Community (Interactive)

Do you want to know what life is like for the communities we work with? We have put together an interactive experience that allows you to explore one of our project areas. See for yourself the impact our projects have on community members and their families. Scroll down and click…

19 Nov 19

Project Launch: Skilled Birth Attendant Training

According to the World Health Organisation, most obstetric complications during birth can be prevented or managed if women have access to a skilled birth attendant. In Nepal 41% of women give birth at home, with no one, or with just an untrained friend or relative present, posing a risk to…

14 Nov 19

Nourishing People and Planet Together

Updates from the Scaling Up Nutrition Global Gathering 2019 in Kathmandu. The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Global Gathering, held in Kathmandu earlier this month, mobilised a global response to address multi-dimensional aspects negatively impacting nutrition. The conference aim was to reflect on challenges, review progress, and share learning. Attended by…

21 Oct 19

Catching up with Rosie on her Birthday

Rosie Swale–Pope, who is currently taking on the #RosieRuns challenge has just celebrated her 73rd birthday. That alone is exciting enough, but she also got to celebrate it on the road from Sofia to Istanbul; the current leg of her run from England to Nepal. We caught up with Rosie whilst she was back in the UK to see how she was…

16 Oct 19

World Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated on October 16th every year. It marks a day of collective action by over 125 countries to encourage healthy and sustainable food choices for all as well as sustainable food production and distribution. Many communities around the world are increasingly impacted by the effects of…

1 Oct 19

Project Update: Rebuilding Communities

In April 2015, news outlets around the world reported that Nepal had been hit by two devastating earthquakes. One of the areas most badly affected was Gorkha. Here, it was more than just a news story. Homes, farms and schools were destroyed as well as critical infrastructure. The damage left…

24 Sep 19

Support Responsible Tourism

According to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), tourism is the leading source of employment globally. It provides new jobs, generates capital and acts as a driver for equality, allowing women and young people in rural areas to generate income and support their families. In countries like Nepal, tourism…

18 Sep 19

#RosieRuns: Update Feed

This post is an update feed for our patron Rosie Swale Pope. We will be regularly updating this page with news, pictures and stories from Rosie’s run from England to Kathmandu. Check back regularly for more information. 14 November 2019 Rosie has just crossed the border into Turkey, where she…

4 Sep 19

Goodbye Clare

Clare Regan has been volunteering with us for the past five months. As a valuable member of our team, she brought passion and enthusiasm to our work. It is now time for her to say goodbye as she takes a leap into the unknown and moves to Holland, in pursuit…