Tulasa Danuwar is originally from Sindhuli district. 18 year ago, after her home and land were washed away by a flood, her family moved to Hetauda where they worked as street vendors for 4 years. After saving some money they moved to Kathmandu and started selling clothes in the streets of Sundhara. But 6 years ago a car went out of control and hit Tulasa while she was working and left her with a broken foot.
Pooja Pode, (name) 42 is from Chettrapati, Dalko, Kathmandu. Like her mother, she worked as a sweeper for the Municipality of Kathmandu for 9 years. Her husband, an alcoholic, passed away 7 years ago leaves her as the sole breadwinner of the family. Unable to provide for her two daughters and son with her current salary, she had to quit her job.
Babita Shrestha, 31, lives in Kathmandu with her husband and two children. She has been working as a tempo driver for 11 years in the capital. Together with her husband, who is also a driver, she earns enough to sustain their livelihood and educate their two children.
One day, Adiya had to take an emergency leave due to her mother’s health. The next day the supervisor verbally abused and scolded Adiya in front of all other staff. This humiliation led Adiya to gather courage and complain to the manager about the abuse she had been facing from her supervisor. Initially supportive, the manager’s decision to fire her shocked Adiya.
CARE Nepal has been implementing a Civil Society Support Project on Right to Food (in short; RtF Project) since 1st July 2013 with the financial support from DANIDA through CARE Denmark.The project has a national coverage but has extensively been working in Siraha, Udayapur and Okhaldhunga districts.
CARE Nepal is proud to present this in-depth analysis of its advocacy achievements of The Civil Society Support Project on the Right to Food Project .
The document aims to share progresses on institutional governance of civil society organizations in Nepal using a dialogue tool named Representation and Inclusion, Legitimacy, Transparency and Synergy (RILTAS). The document shows application of RILTAS in terms of setting benchmarks of their internal governance status and to conduct discussions around the set progress markers to improve it.
Sustainable Action for Resilience and Food Security (Sabal) is a five year consortium project funded by USAID. It is a multi-sector project designed to address the root causes of poverty by strengthening and diversifying livelihoods; improving health and nutritional status of women, children and adolescent girls.
Community Resilience Learning Center Factsheet is aimed at empowering poor, vulnerable and socially excluded (PVSE) groups including women living in areas affected by or vulnerable to disaster and effects of climate change. Download the factsheet to find more about this.