Success Stories

  • “The face of Gairimudi village will change with farmers like us starting to grow these black diamonds in our fields,” says Kesari Tamang of the Putalikat settlement in Dolakha.

    By ‘black diamond’, Kesari is referring to a new batch of cardamom plants that have now replaced Gairimudi’s...

  • PYUTHAN - It has been just six years since Tilkumari Khadka of Khalanga, Pyuthan started her tailoring enterprise with the help of Micro Enterprise Development Programme (MEDEP) – a UNDP and Government of Nepal project generously funded by the Australian Government. But in this...

  • Kathmandu, 12 Feb 2014 - Nepal is one of the four nations worldwide rolling out an initiative to integrate aspects of Child Social and Financial Education (CSFE) in the national curriculum. Developed jointly by UNICEF and technical partner Aflatoun, CSFE enables children and adolescents to...

  • Kathmandu, Nepal, 9 December 2013 – In a major boost to the sport of cricket in Nepal and to the delight of millions of young fans, the Government of Nepal has named Paras Khadka the National Champion for 1000 Golden Days and Hand washing with soap campaigns.

    At a ceremony on 5 December,...

  • Nawalparasi, Nepal, 24 December 2013 – It was an issue that not many people in Pragatinagar Village Development Committee had thought about.
    Female students of the VDC in Nawalparasi district of southern Nepal had to drop everything and go back home whenever they had their...
  • Kathmandu, Nepal, 13 December 2013 – Amrita Gyawali is full of energy and positive attitude.

    Despite being a wheelchair user because of a spinal injury cord resulting from a bus accident at age 3, she is determined to raise awareness about the various issues concerning people with...

  • BATULI VILLAGE, BAJHANG - It’s two in the afternoon. As the bell rings, signalling the end of lunch break, 11-year-old Lalita Bohara runs to her classroom, opens her notebook, and sits down on a bench along with her classmates while waiting for their...