29 January 2015
Nimdoma Sherpa, a former WFP School Feeding recipient became one of the youngest Nepali women to climb Mt. Everest at the age of 17. Following her conquest of Mt. Everest, she joined the Seven Summits Women Team, with the aim of climbing the seven highest peaks of the world. She recently fulfilled her aspiration after conquering Mt. Vinson Massif in Antarctica in December 2014, at the age of 24. She speaks to WFP Nepal about her penchant for climbing and her future plans.
4 September 2014
Can you imagine the world without hunger? WFP school meals recipients around the world were asked the same question, then invited to submit their answers in pictures. Take a look at the 16 winning pictures of the world with zero hunger. Which one would you like to live in?
1 July 2014
At the age of 17, Nimdoma Sherpa became the first WFP school meals recipient to climb Mt. Everest. Now 23, she is just one mountain away from climbing the world's seven highest mountains in each of the continents.
6 June 2014
Around 200 participants from the aviation industry in Nepal are learning about aviation safety and risk management - a priority campaign for WFP's Aviation Unit in order to help the industry respond to emergencies in an effective and efficient manner.
7 May 2014
30 April 2014
A 'Goat Bank' scheme introduced as part of income-generating activities in the rural far-western region of the country is ushering new hope for food-insecure families.
22 April 2014
Previously unable to provide for her family's daily needs, Ratnadevi is now considered one of the most successful farmers in her community. Read on to find out how she turned her life around.
4 March 2014
On her quest to climb the highest peak in each of the seven continents, Nimdoma, a former WFP school meals recipient, has just conquered Mount Aconcagua in the Andes. It's the fifth mountain on her list, the highest one in Latin America.
9 January 2014
Representatives from the European Commission for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) visited the Bhutanese Refugee Camps in Jhapa district in Eastern Nepal to assess the overall living conditions of the refugees. ECHO has been one of the key and consistent donors to food assistance programmes for the Bhutanese refugees in Nepal.
2 September 2013
"I am usually dependent on my husband's income to run the household, but this project has helped me get some work experience and earn some money. We have proven that even women can work and contribute to the community's development, if given the opportunity."
- Nepalese women climbers set out to break male dominance of mountaineering by scaling 7 peaks Source: The Washington Post / AP
- How food keeps Nepalese children in education Source: BBC World Class
- Germany gives Rs 54m to WFP-Nepal Source: My Republica (Nepal)
- NEPAL: Gender discrimination fuels malnutrition Source: IRIN
- Food security situation remains stable Source: The Himalayan Times