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Under Safer Remittance Project, Oxfam provided the cooperative staff with training on accountancy and safer remittance and human resource support. The training was given to handle remittance software together with knowledge on financial literacy. Similarly, Oxfam and partners provided equipment...
Bimala Nepali receiving citizenship certificate from Dhading's Chief District Officer, Umesh Kumar Dhakal. Photo by: Sarita Rai/Oxfam
Oxfam and its partners faciliated people to get their citizenship certificates and vital registration documents that certify birth, marriage, migration and death in earthquake affected districts including Nuwakot, Dhading, Sindhupalchowk, Gorkha and Kathmandu Valley. A total of 619 citizenship...
A wooden boat rescuing people
“I was in the kitchen, ready to serve the meal when the water flooded my house,” recalls Gulab Devi Khand from Sakalpura of Saptari district, “I screamed as the water level rose up to my chin, and my family members and neighbors gathered around to clear the debris that had already been around by...
A woman making bag from felt
The project, Sustainable Livelihoods Support for Earthquake Affected Families in Nepal, has helped more than 1200 people by providing them skills and tools and equipments needed to start their own businesses and make extra income. The project uses the principles of fair trade and ensures that these...
Oxfam prepares Disaster Risk Management Plan/Photo by: Devi Raman Acharya/Action Nepal
Satyadevi Village Development Committee (VDC) in Dhading district was affected by the 2015 earthquake where 46 people died and several others were injured. Oxfam and local partners in Dhading supported the VDC by developing Disaster Risk Management Plan in coordination with the government agencies...
The livelihood recovery grant has helped people restore their businesses
A man went to Malaysia to make enough money to take care of his family well. He returned back with good amount of money and started poultry business but the earthquake of 2015 destroyed everything. He did not give up and now he has risen up with a vibrant business. Read more to find out.
Oxfam in Nepal with its local partners are producing skilled human resource who can build earthquake-resistant houses. Earlier, week-long mason training was provided in seven earthquake-affected districts, and now to motivate more people, 50-day On the Job Mason Training (OJT) is being provided...
Sudin Pradhan in Lalitpur One of the major challenges the earthquakes of 2015 put forward was rebuilding damaged houses, building them in a way that would make them withstand any such future tremors. The Government of Nepal has come up with strict building codes and the houses need to be...
Padma Gurung sewing sanitary napkins at her tailoring shop. Photo by: Sabir Ojha/Oxfam
Sabir Ojha and Sangita Regmi, Gorkha Padma Gurung of Takumaj vdc of Gorkha district never thought she would be displaying sanitary napkins for sale at her tailoring shop one day. She never thought she would be sewing them herself and earning extra money too. It all began after she got the training...