Dillisara’s Story

Dillisara lives in a remote village in Jumla, a poor mountainous district in western Nepal. Married at the age of sixteen, she became a widow when she was only twenty-four years old, after her husband was killed in a bike accident. She was left with three young...

Inclusive education means hope for the future

Since the devastating earthquakes of 2015, INF Australia has supported the rebuilding of inclusive and resilient communities, with particular support for people with disabilities. Through the GRACE [Gorkha Rehabilitation and Community Empowerment] project, INF has...

Towards zero leprosy

This World Leprosy Day, we pause to celebrate the achievements of our past while also strengthening our resolve to see an end to leprosy, once and for all. To achieve zero leprosy, we need to achieve zero transmissions, zero disabilities as a result of the disease,...

Sita’s story

Sita Nepali has lived in poverty her entire life. She is now in her early thirties and slowly she is beginning to make real change working with one of INF’s grassroots partner organisations. Sita’s father died when she was very young. The family regularly went without...

Building skills and self-confidence

Sarsawati Budha left school at the age of 15 to get married. Local customs in her village did not allow her to continue her education after her marriage. She now has two children who are at school and she helps provide for her family by running a small retail shop. In...