Two new ladies were referred to us today. This is the first: her name is Maiya and her husband simply disappeared over a decade ago. She bought up her four children on her own, two of whom are now married. The other two are teenagers and live with her – they survive in one very […]Read More WWR welcomes two new women
Obtaining Nepali citizenship papers is not easy and for many of our women can be near impossible, especially when they wish to obtain papers for their children. This in-depth article from the BBC explains more about it. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-18232250 The good news though is that WWR has been able to help vulnerable women in Nepal obtain […]Read More Understand more about citizenship in Nepal
International Women’s Day Today, 8th March 2010, marks the centenary year of International Women’s Day and Women Without Roofs – Nepal would like you to invite you to remember all the women in Nepal we help. Recently we have begun supporting several new women and this is a story about just one of them: Meet Uma […]Read More Help WWR mark International Women’s Day
If you have a spare 25 minutes please make time to watch the latest edition of Unreported World on Channel 4, it is available to view at the ‘4On Demand’ website for the next 27 days (until 13th December 2009). I warn you though, it will make you cry. The presenter Yemi Ipaye visits a number of […]Read More The Living Dead – Channel 4 highlights the plight of widows in Nepal
Sadly Hari, one of the people we support in Nepal, has died today after a short stay in hospital. Our prayers are for his wife Gyanu whom he leaves behind. Hari and Gyanu were the only ‘old couple’ we supported – they had no children of their own and their nephew had cheated them of […]Read More Sad news from Nepal
We are growing all the time and take on the support of new women frequently. This is the moving story of the latest woman we have taken on: She has three children aged 15,13 and 10. They are originally from Rolpa. They came to Kathmandu 7 years ago. Her husband went to Malaysia for work […]Read More New Woman
Last week the trustees of WWR met together in the stunning Devon town of Lynton for 24 hours. As a result of the meeting they have a combined total of 49 actions to achieve and will be very busy for the next while! Some of the main points you might be interested in are: Marilyn […]Read More 49 Actions!