Nepali women sustained the country’s rural economy and ensured wellbeing of families while most males in hills and plains have left the country for earning a living.

JANAKPUR, Oct 19: Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF) organized an interaction program at Patanu, a rural village in Dhanusa district, to mark the International Day for Eradication of Poverty.  Speaking at the interaction jointly organized by PAF and Local Development Fund on Tuesday, leaders of political parties, representatives from civil society, PAF officials and beneficiaries of PAF projects, said that education should be given priority to reduce poverty.