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Even though the elderly population is rapidly growing in Nepal and the traditional norms and family value systems are changing, there are few old age homes[1] in Nepal. And yet, some community initiatives, such as Mata Tirtha Old Age Home, are highly admirable. Mata Tirtha Old Age Home was established…

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Did you know that 89% of vision-impaired people live in low and middle-income countries such as Nepal, and that over 80% of all vision impairment can be prevented or cured? In Nepal, cataracts are one of the major causes of blindness. A simple surgery can restore the vision of many….

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Since the inception of the Shenpen Animal Committee, our team has tried to find a way to address the suffering of water buffaloes. Hundreds of water buffalo are transported from the Indian border to Kathmandu every day to supply the market with fresh buffalo meat. While being transported on bumpy…

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Menstrual Health Training Posted February 27, 2019 | Tagged:

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Girls miss school every month due to menstruation because bathrooms at school are inadequate and hygiene products are scarce. Second after household work, menstruation is problematic for Nepalese girls education. Women spend around six to seven years of their lives menstruating yet menstrual health management (MHM) is almost non-existent. Menstrual health is…

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Awareness Program at School Posted August 22, 2018 | Tagged:

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 Sneha’s Care organized a School Awareness Program on Rabies (an often fatal disease here in Nepal) and its effective prevention at 15 different schools in Kathmandu in collaboration with Rangjung Yeshe Shenpen and Chance for Nepal (UK). In total, twenty one sessions were conducted in the 15 different schools of Kathmandu…

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Sneha Shrestha and her organization, Sneha’s Care, have created a film that highlights the inhumane methods used in transporting water buffalo from India to Nepal. The film is called, Live Animal Transportation, and it shows the horrific conditions and torture that the animals face while being transported lengthy distances, as…

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Education is one of the most effective ways to stop the vicious circle of poverty and make the world we live in better for everyone. For these reasons, Shenpen Education has a deep desire that every child in Nepal has the opportunity for a good education. Every day, we commit our energy to this goal,…

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During the recent anti-rabies and distemper vaccination campaign, our project partner, Sneha’s Care, vaccinated 1,050 dogs in Godavari. More precisely, all the dogs living in Wards 3, 10, 11, and 12 at Thecho, Chapagaun, Bajrabarahi, Godavari Bus Park, Taukhel, Thaiba and Bandegaun were, without exception, vaccinated. During the vaccination project,…

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