Partnership for a cause

March 7, 2020 10:46 am

Let me start with a little exercise in imagination and think of a scenario that could happen to everybody, given the disproportionately high number of accidents happening in the national roads.  Following a really bad spinal injury you are now bound in a wheelchair.  You are lucky that the country has some good rehabilitation institutions like the Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Center (SIRC) funded by the civil society activist and intellectual Kanak Mani Dixit.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Former Maoist child soldiers, who were discharged by UNMIN's verification teams, have demanded state support for their rehabilitation and decent life.

GORKHA, Sept 7: There are a total of 5,353 households identified as beneficiaries of the housing grant from among those included in the retrofitting in the district. Although 3,224 households among them have received Rs 50,000 as the first tranche of the housing grant, they have not claimed another Rs 50,000 as the second tranche of the grant.

MAHOTTARI, Aug 21: Binod Khadka, a local of Bardibas municipality-1 has yet to remove the debris brought out to his house by the flood-fed Ganante rivulet on last July 16.

KATHMANDU, August 8: Lawmakers have drawn the attention of the government towards providing decent relief and rehabilitation for survivors of flooding and landslides while criticizing the government's relief and rehabilitation efforts as unsatisfactory.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Constraint of resources and lack of planning continue to hit the rescue, relief and rehabilitation works as the provincial governments fail to bring measures to cope up with the rising disasters.

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

GORKHA, March 2: The construction of an integrated settlement for the rehabilitation of the homeless and squatters in Palungtar of Gorkha remains halted for the last one year.

Seeing in the darkness

October 8, 2018 01:00 am

In Nepal, many people with impaired vision or blindness are needlessly deprived of accessing vision rehabilitation services

KATHMANDU, June 2: Sightings of street children in the Kathmandu Valley has become a rarity thanks to the street children rescue and rehabilitation campaign launched by the Central Child Welfare Board (CCWB) under the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens. The Board has launched the street children rescue campaign since May 9, 2016.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The Embassy of Japan and Nepal Disabled Women Association (NDWA) signed a grant agreement worth Rs 9 million for the construction of a rehabilitation center in Kathmandu for female victims of violence with disabilities.

DADELDHURA, Dec 22: It has been more than nine years since the government abolished the Haliya (indentured plowman) system and freed the agricultural bonded laborers. However, not much has been done to address their problems and issues.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Lawmakers have urged the government to pay attention in immediate and effective rescue, relief distribution and rehabilitation of landslide and flood victims.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has directed the agencies concerned to relocate the people caught in floods and landslides and to make necessary arrangements to prevent the loss of additional lives and poverty.

DHANGADHI, July 21: When most of the children of his age would go to school, Tej Ram Tharu worked at somebody else’s home as a Kamaiya (bonded laborer). At age 27, he became a free man when the government declared all Kamaiyas free. At that time, he had dreamt of starting a new life and having a house of his own. But even after waiting for 17 long years, he has not yet been able to live his dream.

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 16: Nepal Student Union (NSU), Bhaktapur Chapter, has distributed educational materials and foods to students of Sanothimi-based Child Rehabilitation Center.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Drug addiction treatment and rehabilitation centers that are mushrooming along with the increase in the number of drug users have remained rudderless for lack of effective guidelines and monitoring, putting lives at risk.

KATHMANDU, July 23: The drugs treatment and rehabilitation centers mushrooming along with the increment in drug users across the country have remained rampant in lack of effective monitoring, governance and required guidelines, risking the lives of the thousands of patient.