USAID Nepal
03/23/2017 at 01:15. Facebook
In Nepal, USAID's Health for Life project is empowering local female health workers to provide care to mothers and newborns during labor and teach mothers how to give the best possible care to their children in the days following delivery. [ Goo.gl Link ]
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USAID Nepal
yesterday at 01:15. Facebook
In 2017, we are supporting the construction of 105 drinking water schemes to protect 26,000 Nepalis from water shortage and diseases in the Far-West and quake-affected Sindhupalchowk and Dolakha districts. #WaterDay
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USAID Nepal
03/21/2017 at 01:15. Facebook
Over the past five years, USAID has established partnerships between community forest groups, security forces, and government agencies to manage and better protect more than 50,000 hectares of degraded or deforested areas. As a result, more than 3.7 million metric tons of CO2 emissions have been sequestered in Nepal. #IntlForestDay
Photo: Nabin Baral for WWF Nepal
USAID Nepal
03/20/2017 at 14:15. Facebook
In March, USAID unveiled the Labour Migration and the Remittance Economy: The Socio-Political Impact study report. The study credits migration for playing a pivotal role in helping historically marginalized communities become economically stable and for playing an important role in further facilitating broader socio-political changes already underway in Nepal. The study was carried out in five...
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USAID Nepal
03/17/2017 at 09:23. Facebook
Continuing our commemoration of 70 years of U.S.-Nepal bilateral relations, the U.S. Embassy, Nepal and USAID partnered with local organization Canopy Nepal to host a panel discussion today on "Understanding Education" to generate action-oriented ways to bridge the gap between public and private school education in Kathmandu. Panelists discussed common obstacles hindering public school...
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USAID Nepal
03/16/2017 at 07:27. Facebook
The “Common Framework for Gender Equality and Social Inclusion” was formally unveiled in Kathmandu today. The framework aims to foster harmonization among development partners to support the Government of Nepal in implementing the vision of an inclusive nation under the Constitution of Nepal.
Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Women Children and Social Welfare Ms. Radhika Aryal; Under...
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USAID Nepal
03/16/2017 at 05:00. Facebook
‪Want to compete in the Data-Driven Farming competition? Join our #webinar - March 16 @ 6:45PM Nepali time: [ Bit.ly Link ] #ddfarming‬
Feed the Future
National conference on gender equality and social inclusion kicks off in Kathmandu
Nepal has many progressive policies and laws on gender equality and social inclusion, but challenges with implementation leave room for conflict and grievances at the local level. The two-day National Conference on Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) serves to elevate this dialogue and advocate for...
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Grade two students from Naindabar in Saptari district fill out exercise books for a Nepali lesson. These exercise books were developed by the USAID Early Grade Reading Program and have proven highly effective in helping children read better in Nepali. Evidence collected from early grade reading assessments show that children who learn to read fluently in their mother tongue become better...
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Ms. Kamala Adhikary (middle) is a school teacher working with the Nepal Tamang Women Ghedung group as a Combating Trafficking-in-Persons (CTIP) counselor. In 2012, she was trained as a counselor through USAID’s CTIP program. As a Village Committee for Combating Human Trafficking (VCCHT) member, she helps migrants make informed decisions and educates people on the government processes for safe...
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The average age of marriage in Nepal is rising, yet the vast majority of women marry and have children at an early age (38 percent of girls between the ages of 20-24 are married before they turn 18). Taking on the traditional social obligations of marriage and child-bearing at an early age can be major impediments to educational and career advancement.
#ThrowbackThursday: USAID’s five-year, $57 million “Suaahara” project helped improve the health and nutrition of more than 2.4 million Nepalis in 41 districts. By empowering locals, Suaahara instilled ownership by Nepalis towards making sure their families and loved ones are healthy. A healthy community also contributes to increases in productivity and income. Carrying on its predecessor’s...
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Raj Kumari Chaudhary, 38, and Nirmala Gharti, 30, are breaking gender stereotypes in the agriculture sector. Investing their savings from vegetable farming, both have purchased tillers to increase production in their own farms while also providing equipment rental and maintenance and repairs services for others in the community. These tillers are time and cost saving and less labor intensive -...
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Nepal ranks 102nd out of 186 countries on the Gender Inequality Index. When 10 percent more girls go to school, a country’s GDP increases by 3 percent, on average.
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Feed the Future's KISAN project promotes the use of labor-reducing farming technology to help farmers like Ananta Ram Chaudhary transition into commercial farming. Ananta and other farmers are increasingly utilizing machinery, including power tillers, instead of bulls to plow their fields.This helped him drastically reduce the time needed to till his fields, while earning additional income by...
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In Nepal, DNA & forensic tech is helping in the fight against#wildlifetrafficking [ Ow.ly Link ] #WorldWildlifeDay
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Since 2003, Mr. Bhadai Tharu has served as chairperson of the community-based anti-poaching unit in Bardiya. His love for conservation and tigers did not come without deep personal pain. In 2001, Mr. Bhadai and his father were walking through the forest when a tiger attacked them, killing Mr. Tharu’s father and taking Mr. Bhadai’s left eye. With support from USAID’s Hariyo...
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“Post-earthquake, the most important task at hand is to rebuild damaged homes. Ours is a tightly knit community where everyone lends a hand, including for building houses. The mason training provided by BaliyoGhar Nepal helped me understand proper construction techniques. I intend to use my newly learned skills to educate my community and help construct sturdy homes. Guess a teacher never...
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मृगौल जस्तो मानव शरीरको अत्यन्तै महत्वपूर्ण अङ्ह कानुनबिमोजिम बाहेक झिक्नु र बेचबिखान आदि गर्नु ठुलो अपराध हो । यस्तो ज्धन्य अपराधबाट आफु पनि बाचौ र अरुलाई पनि बचाऔ #KidneyTrafficking
The Asia Foundation Forum for Protection of People’s Rights, Nepal - PPR Nepal
We know that data can have a real impact on farmers’ productivity and incomes. Getting data into the hands of the people who really need it, however, remains a challenge, especially in developing countries like Nepal. Through a Data-Driven Farming competition, we’re calling upon problem-solving innovators to find tools and approaches that source, analyze, and translate data into action....
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