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20 Oct 20

Project Update: Rebuilding Communities in Gorkha, Four Years On

Following the earthquakes of 2015 in Nepal, remote areas such as Gorkha were left extremely vulnerable with infrastructure destroyed and livelihoods devastated. In 2016, the Big Lottery Fund (BLF) committed £2 million to Nepal to help affected communities and PHASE Worldwide was awarded a project-based grant over five years. As…

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24 Jul 20

Project Update: Addressing Malnutrition in Mugu

Since early 2018, PHASE has been delivering a three-year DFID funded project in Mugu, aimed at reducing the high levels of malnutrition prevalent in the region, particularly amongst children. The project has recently concluded its second year, which has given us the opportunity to reflect on both the progress and success of the…

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28 Apr 20

Project Update: Rebuilding Communities

Covid-19 has currently put a pause to all regular project activities. However, our rebuilding communities project in Gorkha has seen significant progress over the past few months, prior to the pandemic. Here are the most recent updates from our project areas in Gorkha, project activities will resume once things start…

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2 Mar 20

Project Update: Rebuilding Communities in Gorkha

Gorkha, in Northern Nepal, is a region that has seen consistently high levels on multiple poverty indicators. The region was heavily impacted by the severe earthquake in 2015, cutting off villages and destroying vital infrastructure, leaving communities in Gorkha extremely vulnerable. Funded by the Big Lottery Foundation (BLF), PHASE began…

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19 Feb 20

Empowering Women and Girls in Nepal

This week we’ve launched our new impact report, which focuses on how we change lives through integrated programmes in health, education and livelihoods. For our 2019 Impact Report, we wanted to focus on a growing area of our work, women’s empowerment. Whether we’re increasing capacity for maternal healthcare, supporting mothers’…

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12 Feb 20

Life in the Far West

Dilys Noble, a trustee and coordinator of our GP Mentoring Scheme, recently travelled to Far West Nepal to visit some of our project areas. In the following blog post, she recounts her experiences and gives us an insight into what it is like to live and work within the remote…

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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…

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23 Jan 19

Celebrating World Education Day with PHASE

January 24 is World Education Day. Education is a human right, a public good and a social responsibility. Inclusive and equitable quality education is vital in achieving gender equality and breaking the cycle of poverty that is currently leaving millions of people behind. Today, 262 million children and adolescents do…

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25 Oct 18

DFID Funded Health Project 2014 – 2017

PHASE has recently finished running a three-year project (July 2014 – July 2017) funded by DFID which aimed to reduce maternal and child mortality among the marginalised populations of 18,000 people in far west Nepal. Through improving access to nutritious food and basic health services, and furthering women’s empowerment, we…

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