Mountain Heart Nepal with CHANCE for NEPAL successfully conducted a comprehensive free school health camp and a mobile preventive health programme at the Shree Baira Mahadev Basic School, Shankarapur-4, Tinpane, on 19th November 2018. The village was one of the highly affected areas following the earthquake in 2015. The second floor of the school has been deemed unsafe to use
CHANCE for NEPAL has funded two, four-day Skills Trainings, organised by the Women’s Cooperative Society (WCS), which took place during August. The elementary training is instruction on growing seasonal and unseasonal vegetables. The trainers are chosen for their knowledge of the area where the trainings take place, the soil conditions and the plants and crops suitable for that area. It
We are delighted to support Mountain Heart Nepal (MHN) in their education programme as well as supporting their medical camps by funding medicines. During the medical camp on the 19th July at Naulo Jyoti English School in Madhyapur Thimi, Bhaktapur, the children were excited to receive 300 books donated by CHANCE. Over 100 children received a medical check. On
Holi Festival at Papa’s Children’s Home, where all the children have such fun with everyone joining in. They then share special food and celebrate with music and dancing. Holi is a Hindu Spring festival celebrated in Nepal and India and is also known as the ‘Festival of Colours’. Paint everywhere! Bipana loves her cat face Holi signifies the victory of
I was delighted to visit this school in Chabahil , Kathmandu where CHANCE funds a ‘Tiffin Meal’ Programme at this government school. This is a joint project with our partner on the ground SHENPEN who regularly monitors this project, which started in May 2017. The project is proving really successful and the feedback from staff, parents and children is very
Bipana has been at Papa’s since the beginning of the year. She has come along in leaps and bounds and is a happy and delightful child who pulls on the heart strings of all who meet her with her engaging and warm personality, all this and only six years of age! She has adjusted so well to life at Papa’s.
CHANCE is delighted to have funded a second school, this time in Vidhyapur, Surkhet in the region of Dang.The first school was in Dhanbot near Surkhet. The school built by GMIM, this being their 38th school was completed in August. There are 221 students registered at this school, which runs nursery to Class 5. The new building houses four classrooms,
An exciting new project funded by CHANCE with our partner Shenpen at the Mitra Aadharbhut Vidhayala School in Chabahil, Kathmandu. A ‘Tiffin’ (light nutritious meal) meal is being provided daily to the poorest children at this government school from July 2017. For many children this will be their first mouthful of food that day, and there may be little to
NEW PROJECT – Free Health Camp was successfully organized by MOUNTAIN HEART NEPAL in Shree Lakhan Gau Palika, Bungkot, Gorkha on 22-23 July, 2016 funded by CHANCE for Nepal. The 6 members of MHN including 4 doctors and 2 nurses provided free health check-up and consultations. Medicines were distributed free of cost. The team gave routine health check-up along with
CHANCE for NEPAL has funded for the seventh consecutive year the annual rabies vaccination programme organised by Street Dog Care (SDC) in Kathmandu. The vaccinations took place over two consecutive weekends at the end of May. Three teams of veterinary personnel, volunteers and members of the community took to the streets in three areas of Kathmandu. Around 1000 dogs were
We are delighted to report that the third residential teacher training organised by GMIN (Grassroot Movement In Nepal) has now been completed at the end of April 2017. This was in Bidyapur, Surkhet, Nepal. The 26 teachers (from class 1 to 5) came from 17 different schools to attend the five-day workshop which focussed mostly on English Grammar Vocabulary. The
CHANCE for NEPAL is delighted to have funded a new school in the remote village of Dhanbot, near Surkhet, in the Dang region of Nepal. The school had its opening ceremony at the beginning of April 2017. All the materials for the school had to be carried up to the new site, which was a day’s walk from the nearest
CHANCE for NEPAL funds vital eye tests. Between February and March 2017, over 700 children will have undergone an eye test. These eye tests have taken place in either one or two-day clinics over this period, in the region of DANG which lies 550km outside Kathmandu. Some of these eye clinics were conducted in remote villages, two and a half
In February 2017, Bipana aged 6, who was badly burned in an accident in her home, started a new and happy life at Papa’s Children’s Home. Bipana has had to endure much tragedy in her short life: Her mother died when she was 4 years old and her father later remarried. Her new stepmother brought her own two children to the
A brand new radio programme funded by CHANCE for NEPAL advises listeners how to avoid burns and accidents in the home, many caused by open fires in the home. CHANCE for NEPAL has funded a new radio programme advising listeners how to avoid all too commonplace accidents in the home. These accidents are often caused by open fires and cooking pots containing boiling
In May 2016, Prince Harry visited the Burns Unit of The Kanti Children’s Hospital and met 7-year-old Biplov – he accidentally knocked over a pan of hot cooking oil onto himself. CHANCE will work to ensure Biplov receive the right treatment – but please help, every donation does help – no matter how small or large – thank you!