We have been taking part in research for The Washing Machine Project. Each of our ladies has been interviewed about how they currently wash their clothes. All of them wash by hand in plastic bowls. The findings are both fascinating and sad. On average, our women began washing clothes for their families at the age […]Read More Washing Habits
Just over two weeks ago, our residential ladies moved to a new women’s home. It’s perfect for us and has fantastic views. Here are some shots that Bina took from the office on the first floor. The landlord at our previous home gave us notice a few months ago as he wanted to sell his […]Read More Look at our new home!
Our chair of trustees, Anna Townsend, has been short-listed for a Rising Star award in the Not-For-Profits category. The award is now open to a public vote, and we’d be grateful for your support. Can you spot her in the photo? Please click here to vote.Read More We’d be grateful for your vote
WWR is about to start working with Next Generation Nepal, who are involved in the rescue of children from orphanages. Running an orphanage in Nepal can be so profitable that their owners/managers dupe families into sending their children to them to make more money. More ‘orphans’ means more income and donations. These same owners/managers also […]Read More Little Princes
It was great to visit Koshish’ construction site today, about 40 minutes outside Kathmandu. Koshish Nepal has a vision to create a rurally located rehabilitation home for those they help with mental health problems. We prayed for the construction and all those they will assist that will live there.Read More Rural Rehabilitation Home
Our partners at Koshish are raising funds to purchase an industrial washing machine to improve hygiene at their transit home. Please consider making a donation to them, however small, they are doing wonderful work and this is a tangible way to make a big difference. Thank you. Support hygiene of homeless women In their own […]Read More Support the hygiene of homeless women
Please click here to read our latest newsletter. We share news about our celebrations for International Women’s Day, our pneumonia vaccine rollout and the recent screening of I am Belmaya. We are also taking part in some research for The Washing Machine Project.Read More One advocate 👂, two vaccines 💉 and some washing machines 🔁
All of the older women that WWR supports have been invited to have their pneumonia vaccine. It turned out to be a fun event at our women’s home and the visiting nurses provided helpful information about the benefits of the vaccine. It is a one-off vaccine and immunity will last our women for the rest […]Read More Vaccines, health education and some fun
WWR would like to invite you to an online pre-release screening of I am Belmaya. on Saturday 30th January 2021 at 4 pm GMT (11 am EST/10 am CST). A story 14 years in the making, I Am Belmaya is a feature documentary set in Nepal, following an uneducated young Dalit woman’s transformational journey from subjugated wife […]Read More A unique 🌟 opportunity to watch an incredible film about Nepal before it is released to the public!
This year we have purchased warm fleece jackets for the ladies to keep them cosy through Kathmandu’s winter. Thanks to everyone who gave to make this possible.Read More Christmas presents