WHO WE HELP
Kidasha Nepal is a children’s charity that improves the lives of children living in extreme poverty in one of the poorest countries in the world
Sandesh is one of thousands of street children, and like 4 out of 5 street children he abused solvents as a way to cope with the hunger, pain, cold, and physical and sexual abuse suffered living on the streets. He is now turning his life around. Find out more...
With 1 in 4 people living below the poverty line, it is unsurprising that 1.6 million children have to work. Many of these children, like Anuj and Sarita, are trafficked from villages and tricked into working. See how we got them both back home...
Sexual abuse is extremely common in Nepal, it is estimated that at least 1 in 4 girls have been victims of sexual abuse. Sadly, abuse of this nature is often perpetrated, or ignored, by parents and caregivers, as in the case of Ishama. Read her story here...
Nepal has over 500,000 children living in extreme poverty in urban areas, where they are particularly vulnerable to violence, abuse and exploitation. For example, children like Chinta, who was being exploited by local youths and about to drop out of school. See how we changed that.
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Best wishes to everyone honouring the start of Nepal’s festival season by celebrating Yenyā (or #IndraJatra) this week! https://t.co/hM3jBiCSGG
This week Kathmandu celebrates Indra Jatra — the chariot festival presided over by none other than the Living Goddess Kumari.
Locally known as Yenyā, the festival is dedicated to the god of rain Indra.
Photojournalist Amit Machamasi captures Day 2 of the festival. https://t.co/asuR48TZMf
Today is the 57th National Children’s Day in Nepal 🇳🇵This year, the day is being honoured under the banner of ‘Protection of child rights, our collective responsibility’ – a sentiment the whole team at Kidasha is committed to upholding #nationalchildrensday https://t.co/jRIzQiM6uf
The @WHO discusses reinforcing Nepal’s preparedness for the next health emergency. Our team on the ground is seeing, first hand, the impact that strained health infrastructure and the slow rollout of vaccines is having on the lives of Nepal’s poorest.
Following the end of our #25ReasonsWhy campaign last week, we’d like to thank you for your generous donations. Visit our blog to read the full 25 reasons why we need your support to be able to provide life-changing work to the people of Pokhara.