Written by our Nepal Team. Nepal Hub Update from Neeru Tuladhar, Senior Volunteer Mentor Coordinator. In August, the Nepal Hub remained busy by outlining and finalising the curriculum from ECD (Early Childhood Development) group to the secondary level. The curriculum was outlined on the basis of the government schools’ curriculum which helped the staff to … Continue reading The latest from Nepal – August 2020!
Written by our Nepal Team COVID-19 Update After the government of Nepal decided to lift the four-month-long lock-down on July 21, the COVID-19 cases are increasing in the Kathmandu valley. Public health experts have claimed that the number of cases is low due to limited testing and failure to conduct contract tracing. They have warned … Continue reading The latest from Nepal – July 2020!
Written by our Nepal Team What’s new in Nepal? The COVID-19 cases have increased drastically after the government declared to ease the ongoing nationwide lockdown in Nepal. The infected cases have reached 12,772 with 28 deaths as of today’s record (29th June, 2020). With the increasing numbers of cases in the country, around 1,200 people … Continue reading The latest from Nepal – June 2020!
Written by Om Baral – Nepal Country Manager Nepal eases lockdown after massive public pressure. Amid mounting pressure, the prolonged lockdown which was enforced on 24th March by the Nepal government has officially been eased nationwide after 79 days. While the COVID-19 cases are increasing rapidly with the death tolls, the government has formalised its … Continue reading The impacts of COVID: Mental Health in Nepal
Written by our Nepal Team Life in Lockdown. Nepal announced the first round of lockdown after the first case of COVID-19 on 23 March, 2020 and it is still going on with the extension until 14 June. The COVID-19 cases have reached 2,643 with 10 deaths as of today’s record and are increasing drastically since … Continue reading The latest from Nepal – March to May 2020!
Written by our Nepal Team Happy New Year! The Nepal Team wishes all FSF hubs a happy and successful new year. On January 30th Nepal celebrated its first major festival of the year (it didn’t take long!) called Shree Panchami (Saraswati Pooja) which celebrates the arrival of spring. Volunteers from all challenge groups were able … Continue reading The latest from Nepal – Jan/Feb 2020!
New Arrivals! November/December was a busy time for the Nepal team, not only because of the arrival of 6 new volunteer groups but also with the arrival of a new baby! A big congratulations to Om and his wife, on the birth of their son, Logic. Om Baral: “We are so excited to have a child after around a decade. After our first daughter, Lochan, … Continue reading The latest from Nepal – Nov/Dec 2019!