Road trip to Rholpa

Road trip to Rholpa

INF Projects
In my last post in June I highlighted the many ways in which the Nepali NGO we are linked with serves people living in poverty, based on needs identified. As part of my role as Technical Advisor to the Disaster Response and Resilience Department I was recently asked to accompany several Nepali and expat colleagues on a road trip into Rholpa, where INF have worked alongside local Government and Community Self-Help Groups, identifying development needs, and helping to find solutions. Below a map showing Rholpa in relation to Pokhara and Banke/Nepalgunj, and a brief description of the district (Source INF): Rolpa District is located in Nepal’s Mid-Western Region. It is an underdeveloped area and most of its approximately 220,000 people live in poverty with have a low life expectancy of…
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Spotlight on INF

Spotlight on INF

INF Projects
In this blog post we will introduce you to some of the fantastic work that International Nepal Fellowship (INF), the national Christian NGO we are seconded to, is doing in the country. Since arriving in Nepal we have been spending our time learning the local language (Nepali) 4 days a week, giving us time on the 5th day to spend time learning about some of the projects INF are doing in the country, as well as learning about Nepali customs and culture.  Most of that has been in Pokhara (Kaski), but over Easter all the family went on a big trip for 8 days to the Midwest of Nepal, visiting projects in and around Banke, and Pippa also spent a couple of days visiting an area called Surkhet to see…
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