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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...
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.

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