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?
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
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!