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Livelihoods, Capacity Building, Focus on Women, Food for Assets
10 July 2012

 “I can’t describe in words how thankful I am to WFP and GIZ for showing us the way to overcome poverty and making us independent and self-reliant,” says Pabitra as she started weeding the garlic field with a hoe. “I had always felt my life was cursed but their (WFP and GIZ) support has turned it into a blessing.” 

School Meals
3 July 2012

500 kilometers.
780 minutes of footage.
144 hours on the road.
A team's journey to reach a school in the mountains.

School Meals
5 June 2012

Seventy-year-old Nandakala Singh, who receives WFP School Meals, proves that age is just a number when one has the heart to learn.

Capacity Building, Food for Assets
20 April 2012

"For years, I had been migrating to India to escape poverty. With this WFP-supported training, there is no reason to go to India again. Why should I go to India when I can make a living here from organic farming?" -- Chandra Saud, former WFP beneficiary

Focus on Women, Nutrition
3 February 2012

A housewife and mother of two, Radha Devi is a busy bee when it comes to doing household chores every day. But once every month she doesn’t forget to visit the health post where she receives vital medical checkup for herself and her 16-month-old son under WFP’s Mother and Child Health Care (MCHC) programme.

Food for Assets
9 December 2011

Raj Bahadur Malla, a farmer in western Nepal, has often seen his surplus rice and vegetables go to waste when he could have sold them at market if only there were a road to get them there. Soon there will be, thanks to an EU-supported project providing him and his neighbors with food while they clear a road to a nearby town.

Focus on Women, Food for Assets
1 December 2011

Kanukura, 33, says that carrying water up the mountain slopes to her village used to be the hardest part of her day. It’s a job that mainly fell to women in this part of Nepal, who faced a backbreaking climb when they needed water. But that’s changed now, thanks to a new village tap, from which women like Kanukura can get  clean drinking water whenever they need it.

School Meals
11 October 2011

It was a long route to the top of Everest for Nim Doma Sherpa, but she reckons it started when her parents sent her to school simply to get the free lunches supplied by WFP. Nim Doma finally achieved her dream of climbing the highest mountain in the world in 2008.

Capacity Building, Food for Assets
4 July 2011

The United Nations World Food Programme Nepal, in partnership with Siddhartha Bank, is piloting a smart card cash transfer system for 484 food-insecure households in Pagnath VDC, in the Mid-West Hills district of Dailekh, through WFP’s Food- and Cash-For-Assets scheme.

 

Capacity Building
13 April 2011

The World Food Programme in conjunction with the Nepal Press Institute (NPI), held a two-day workshop in Nepalgunj to train local journalists on food security reporting in October 2010.