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Steps for change [improving mother and child health in Nepal]

“Every day, women die during childbirth and babies are born stillborn. With quality throughout pregnancy and childbirth, many of these deaths could be prevented, but countries often lack the knowledge and capacity needed to take actions to stop other women and babies dying in the same way.” [WHO] The International Nepal Fellowship is currently partnering…

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Nepal
} 2 weeks ago

OPEN YOUR EYES WITH A VISION TRIP

An INF Vision Trip is an exciting way to experience first-hand the work of INF and partner organisations as they serve in an amazingly beautiful yet extremely challenging environment. Experience the sights, sounds and hospitality of Nepal as you visit INF projects that serve the poor and marginalised in Nepal. You will also learn about…

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Australia
} 4 weeks ago

Mr Karna Das, Brand Representative for GPH

Mr Karna Das, a well-known singer and an icon of Adhunik Nepali music, has been appointed as the Brand Representative of Green Pastures Hospital [GPH]. Whilst it is a great honour and privilege for GPH to have such a famous person representing it, it certainly does beg the question, "Why would an NGO run hospital…

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Nepal
} 1 month ago

Remembering Mildred [Mil] Bowman

Mil recently celebrated her 89th birthday but, sadly, had not enjoyed good health for a number of years. Mil died peacefully in hospital in the early evening on Sunday 31 July 2016, in her home town of Newport in Wales. Mil is finally home with her Lord Jesus, and at peace. She will be sorely…

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Agreement signed!

After a long wait and persistent prayers from our staff and supporters, this afternoon INF signed a new five-year Project Agreement for our community work with the Nepal government's Social Welfare Council [SWC]. INF representatives at today's signing in Kathmandu included: INF/Nepal Executive Director Dr Ganga [Prem] Subedi; INF/Nepal Community Director Dr Buddhi Thapa; Nepal…

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Nepal
} 2 months ago

Playing the right card

  In Nepal, many people with disabilities have no or little awareness of their rights or knowledge that they are able to access services to improve their quality of life. A disability identity card can open up a new world for a person with a disability. Depending on the grade, it can provide entitlements to…

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Nepal
} 3 months ago

Sitali moves home

Imagine living a life alone for six decades. In February 2016, a national newspaper published Sitali's story - "Living in the Jungle for 60 Years." This was when INF first heard her story and reached out to help. [caption id="attachment_3978" align="alignright" width="300"] Sitali in front of her makeshift shelter[/caption] Sitali contracted leprosy when she was…

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Nepal
} 4 months ago

Hope and healing

Although in 2010 Nepal's Ministry of Health announced that leprosy had reached record lows, it continues to be a significant issue for the most poor. For people such as 15 year-old Pradip, living with leprosy was a daily struggle with recurring ulcers and a resulting leg deformity. He found out about INF and Green Pastures…

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Nepal
} 4 months ago

The long way home

Sometimes, even a simple fall whilst walking can have a life changing impact. Unfortunately this was the case for 42 year-old Khagendra from the Dailekh District of Mid-West Nepal. Every day, Khagendra would walk to and from his house to his labourer’s job in the village, a path he has walked hundreds of times before.…

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Nepal
} 4 months ago

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

INF works in remote areas across Nepal’s West and Mid-Western Regions to support community health clinics, mid-wives and birth attendants deliver best quality care to expectant and labouring mothers working to reduce obstetric fistula and other possible complications. While much progress has been made, many women in Nepal still endure long and difficult labours. Ganga’s…

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