Having first told you about our plans to open a second women’s home last November, we have finally found somewhere suitable, and we began leasing it two weeks ago. We are delighted. Please click here to read our latest newsletter and see photos of our new home. The newsletter also contains information about how we […]Read More … and then there were two!
It was a delight to visit the leather workshops operated by Nepal Leprosy Trust (NLT) yesterday. They employ former leprosy patients and their families to make stunning leather products, including bags, wallets, washbags and purses. Not only were the goods beautiful to look at, but you’ll have to take my word that they smelled incredible […]Read More Laudable leather making
Our ladies took part in recent safety training about how to prevent and treat dog bites. Now they know what to do if a stray dog bites them. Read our newsletter to discover more about our recent activities. Just click here.Read More What would you do if a stray dog bit you?
Eileen was the lady who first invited Anna to set up Women Without Roofs. Nepal Leprosy Fellowship has just celebrated their 25th anniversary and produced a book to commemorate the legacy of Eileen. This is a copy of Anna’s contribution to the book. I first met Eileen in 2004 at the International Church in Kathmandu. […]Read More A Memorial to Eileen Lodge
WWR enjoyed another successful committee meeting today. We had some tricky issues to discuss and we hope we made some good plans to deal with them. I’ll write more about these issues in our next newsletter.Read More Sometimes tricky situations can unite a team
Dare I mention it? Is the Covid crisis over for Nepal? I certainly hope so. Case numbers have stabilised, and there are less than ten deaths each day. Questions remain about the reliability of these numbers, though.Read More After monsoon ☔ and after Covid. A time for new beginnings?
Come with me to kathmandu I am delighted to let you know that I have just signed a publishing contract with Authentic Media for a book about Christian women in Nepal. The book will be released towards the end of 2022. ‘Come with me to Kathmandu’ will contain twelve chapters, six of which I have […]Read More The publisher said yes!
Some of the older ladies that WWR supports are directly affected by this. They received their first jabs, but it does not look at all likely that they will receive their second doses anytime soon. Over 1.4 million people of at-risk populations in Nepal took their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine between 7 […]Read More URGENT ACTION NEEDED: Lack of a second dose endangers over 1.4 million
Our latest newsletter is available to read here.Read More The Covid Tsunami has arrived from India
Our good friends work at Patan Hospital and have permitted us to share this update on the Covid situation. It is harrowing reading. Patan hospital regularly treats our ladies, and this is where they would most likely go if they contracted Coronavirus. Last year, during the first Covid wave, our friends provided a similar update […]Read More The Crisis on our Doorstep