Celebrating womanhood through women voices

March 8, 2019 19:10 PM

In this episode of Here's why, we celebrate women in their own voices. Nine women from different walks of life express what they love about being women and the challenges and stereotypes they tackle and overcome.

Unlearning how children learn

February 28, 2019 17:46 PM

We teach children in ways adults feel are most effective. But would it not be more effective to build learning systems around how children learn naturally on their own? Should we teach children how they should learn, or should we be teaching them in ways they learn best?

HERE'S WHY: Age No Bar (with video)

January 24, 2019 19:00 PM

Many of us associate certain age barriers with what can be achieved or the lifestyles that should accompany each age bracket. Working closely with the elderly, the founders of Aji's feel that retirement is just a career barrier - age is actually no bar for productivity. The ajis they work with enjoy staying busy, they are vibrant, productive and still pursuing hobbies actively.

Changing the ‘waste’ story (with video)

January 17, 2019 16:42 PM

As Kathmandu residents we have all complained when the garbage truck misses its round and the bags of waste mount up along bends of the roads and empty spaces. Each of us are contributing bags of waste regularly, but what do we know about where it ends up or bother to be part of the solution?

Going local with a vision for a prosperous Nepal (with video)

January 3, 2019 20:25 PM

Nepal's history of sustainable use of resources by our ancestors finds continuity in traditional skills utilized by various communities to make products of daily use. This sustainable way that comes intuitively to our rural communities should direct our economic development says Rabi Chandra Malla, founder of Kolpa, who has developed a sustainable business on this model of utilizing local resources and skills.

'Me time' and working mothers (with video)

December 20, 2018 20:03 PM

In this video Kamana Shah, a working mother, shares why ‘me time’ for mothers like her is not just a leisure choice but crucial for working women to help them succeed in their varied roles.