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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As #schools close for summer in the UK, its important to remember the children forced out of school by lockdowns around the world; unsure of when and if they’ll ever return. For a wide range of families, the impact could be catastrophic. Via @TheEconomist.
Our thoughts are with those affected by the floods and landslides in Nepal. Coupled with the impact of #COVID19 in the region, these environmental challenges are making a difficult situation so much harder to cope with. Read more here at @Reuters:
” #Poverty has a direct bearing on high dropout rates and out-of-school rates among children,” says former DG of #Nepal‘s Centre for Education.
Now, amidst a pandemic, these children urgently need our support to avoid being shut out of #education.
The situation in #Nepal is worsening by the day, and thousands across the country have limited access even the most basic necessities.
Without tailored intervention, how could we ever expect these families to sustain themselves amidst a pandemic?