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Walking far away to fetch water will soon be an old story for Ram Maya Chepang (35), a resident of Gajuri Municipality. “Tap is ready. Now, we are patiently waiting for the water to flow,” shares Ram Maya who is one amongst 281 households who will soon be benefitting from Oxfam’s Ramche Water...
Twelve used bottles of mineral water, jute sack and a thread are all that is required to produce a lifesaving jacket. In Terai region of Nepal, this bottled jacket has already saved more than 20 lives during last year’s devastated flood. This jacket was firstly used by the community members of...
Safeguarding Policies and Procedures at Oxfam At Oxfam, we are committed to zero tolerance of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in our organization. This means that we will do everything in our power to prevent these from happening, and rigorously address it each and every time it happens...
Sunita, 34, from Nuwakot is an independent woman, advancing on the capacity she attains. Life was not always like how it is today, she recalls. Her family was badly affected by the disastrous earthquake of 2015. She along with her husband, two children and her mother-in-law faced a lot of troubles...
A man displaying beads jewellery he made
Disability can sometimes stand in between a person's potentials. But this organisation, Apanga Sew Kendra has proven otherwise. There are 16 physically and mentally challenged people who have utilized their skills to make items from beads, crystal, and felt, earning an income and boosting their...
Nisha Patel
Read stories of Bikram and Nisha, both teenagers strong enough to convince their parents to stop child marriages and let them study. The Creating Spaces Project has been empowering youth to advocate against child and forced marriages. A total of 58 cases of child marriage have been stopped in been...
Mahakali River
The communities dependent on Mahakali River live so close to water but are far from protection of their livelihood and the access to natural resource. Oxfam's TROSA project has been launched to work for these communities. Government authorities have also acknowledged the problems of these...
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...

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