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02 Aug 2019 description

By McCall Mash

Despite staggering rates of malnutrition in Jumla, one of Nepal's poorest and most remote districts, international aid organizations are struggling to solve it. However, one Nepali NGO is committed to taking on the task

A child's first 1,000 days are their most important. It's when mothers have the opportunity to set them up for a long life, with a healthy brain and body, by feeding them nutritious food.

29 Apr 2019 description

McCall Mash

There are an estimated 100,000 people in Nepal living with amputated limbs from accidents and illnesses like motor vehicle crashes to diabetes — making it a major public health crisis.

Beyond living with the trauma that caused them to lose their arms or legs, many say they feel alienated or isolated from their family, friends and communities.

But for the first time in years or even decades, 476 people could walk again thanks to the prosthetic limbs they received during Chaudhary Foundation’s Artificial Limb Fitment Camps in Kathmandu and Nawalparasi.

29 Apr 2019 description

By: McCall Mash

For Krishna and Pancha Shrestha, the weeks following the 2015 earthquake that rocked Nepal were filled with uncertainty: Where would they live? How would they earn money? Would they make enough to rebuild their house?

The April 25 earthquake killed nearly 9,000 people, injured over 22,000 and left hundreds of thousands in need of shelter; an estimated 700,000 homes were decimated, including the Shrestha’s.

03 Apr 2019 description

By McCall Mash

Bara, Nepal (April 3, 2019) — After a powerful windstorm hit southern Nepal on Mar. 31, at least 27 were confirmed dead, hundreds injured and thousands more left without food, water and shelter.

In immediate response to the storm, Chaudhary Foundation sent its disaster response team (DRT) to the Bara district, which is one of the worst-hit places alongside Parsa.

17 Mar 2019 description

By McCall Mash

It started as a normal April day for Batuli Tamang. She was inside her house in the small village of Giranchaur, Sindhupalchowk, and going about her midday chores in preparation for a festival.

Tamang said she heard a low rumble first and then everything started violently shaking.

“I was inside my house preparing to go to a [festival],” she said. “Suddenly, I felt the shock and rushed out of the house. After I came out of the house — I saw my house falling apart in front of my eyes.”