Mahima Sharma

The contributor for Republica.

An old man who is never tired of working

Published On: October 7, 2016 08:21 AM NPT By: Mahima Sharma

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: A septuagenarian man who lost his wife and siblings has been unwaveringly serving the Nepal Police, keeping them in tidy uniform.

Dream to be army personnel tailored in traditional occupation

Published On: October 3, 2016 01:50 AM NPT By: Mahima Sharma

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Though Chandraman Pariyar, a seventy-two year old man from Kavre, could not fulfill his dream to become an army staff, he learned to feed his family by working hard in his traditional occupation.

An elderly recalls his struggle to get education

Published On: September 26, 2016 12:40 AM NPT By: Mahima Sharma

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Five decades ago, when twelve-year-old Tulsi Shrestha's parents said they could no longer afford to pay his school's tuition fees, he was unfazed. Instead, he decided to work as a construction worker to pay for his own education. Now, at the age of sixty eight, Tulsi says it was one of the best decisions he ever made.

Elderly takes on life’s troubles all by herself

Published On: September 2, 2016 07:45 AM NPT By: Mahima Sharma

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Be it rain or scorching sun, sixty-one-year-old Nanda Dhakal always looks unfazed. Every day, she sits under the same tree at Basundhara of Kathmandu to sell barbecued corn.