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Bishnu’s hard work has paid off April 24, 2018

As a 13 year old, not everyone has to drop out of school and work to support their family.

Gairigaun finally connected - How a village endeavoured for access April 24, 2018

Like many worst-affected areas, Gairigaun’s roads were damaged and disrupted by huge rocks falling over after the devastating earthquakes in April 2015, depriving its locals from their convenient access to the local market.

How a farmer is striving to bounce back April 24, 2018

In Nepal, about 60% of the farmers still practice subsistence farming, according to the Ministry of Agricultural Development’s findings in 2015.

Come Please Drink Water April 28, 2016

In a school in Salyakot Village Development Committee, Dhading district a temporary learning center now serves as a school for 65 students. Rebuilt a month after the earthquake, it has now replaced the damaged school which lies in ruins.

The Minute of Shaking that Changed Life Forever April 25, 2016

When Mohan Kumari was trapped in the rubble of her own house, she thought it was an end for her.  Rescued few hours later, the forty-seven-year old survived earthquake but her husband could not conquer death. Within a flash, her life turned upside down.

Communities In Need of A Proper Health Facilities After Nepal Earthquake April 24, 2016

Sushila treats her patients from small tent now, since the community health post building she used to work in was totally destroyed by the earthquake. Patients in Fulpingkot, Gorkha now rely on this congested space surrounded by ruins to access medical services.

Birthing Centres Give Hope to New Mothers April 23, 2016

Suman’s birth has brought tremendous joy to his family. Barely a month old, thousands of babies like him are born all across Nepal, now in the middle of recovery one year after the earthquake.

Nepal Earthquake Anniversary April 22, 2016

It has been a year since the devastating earthquake in Nepal. Since then World Vision has supported over 386,000 people thanks to the generosity of our supporters. Our work there is not done and we will continue to work with communities in Nepal to build back better 

Year in Review January 19, 2016

Before we start a brand new year, it’s important that we look back at 2015, a very emotional one.

In 2016, World Vision and our supporters will continue to make a real difference in the world. So let’s reflect on the year passed and learn.

My Baby is my Source of Strength October 25, 2015

On the 6 month anniversary of the Nepal earthquake, World Vision speaks to Nepalese mothers caring for their newborns and coping with life after the devastating earthquake. 

Thakur: Building community resilience after the quake October 24, 2015

The powerful earthquakes have devastated many districts in Nepal. More than 8,000 people were killed and thousands of others have been left injured. In Gorkha district, where the epicentre of the first earthquake hit, majority of the houses were destroyed. For thousands of survivors the future remains uncertain.

Aid worker’s diary: There’s more work to be done August 03, 2015

I saw the ground moving like waves. The rumbling sounded like thunder, followed by screams of people. The buildings and houses started to collapse. It was like watching a movie. Even now, remembering that scenario still scares me.

Waiting for Relief July 28, 2015

Even before the earthquake, cocooned in the majestic mountains canopying Sindhuli, Apsara’s community, the Majhis an indigenous group, lived a life of extreme hardship. With abject poverty a daily reality, Apsara’s family faces the effects of residing in a secluded province.

Rebuilding: Women return water to their village July 25, 2015

The families from Majuwa village had barely recovered from the impact of the 7.9 April 25 earthquake that hit Nepal when a new earthquake struck on May 12. The earthquake also damaged the water pipelines and they couldn't be fixed.

Dreaming of a New Home June 28, 2015

10-year-old Priti was sitting at home watching cartoons with her family when the earthquake struck Nepal on April 25th. She could feel the earth shaking beneath her and, along with her mother, Purneswori, she ran downstairs. 

Rubina Smiles June 12, 2015

Little Rubina survived the traumatic experience of being caught beneath the rubble during the devastating Nepal Earthquake. She smiles because her family, along with 886 other households received shelter kits, household kits, and hygiene kits at the World Vision relief distribution camp in Sindhupalchowk.

The Healing Starts Here May 28, 2015

The devastating earthquake on April 25th 2015 caused chaos for the people of Nepal, changing their lives forever. In the relaxed village of Paslang, a haven for tourists, Lok Bahadur Thaply lost his home and his business but instead of giving up, he put his own life in danger to protect his family and friends.  

This 12-Year-Old Girl Plans For A Better Future in Nepal. May 16, 2015

12-year-old Girl Muskan has great plans for her school when it is rebuilt after the devastating earthquake in Nepal on April 25th 2015. She wants a safer, cleaner place for her and her friends to learn. 

My Little Boys World Is No Longer Safe May 13, 2015

Sunjuli's son’s life changed on the 25th of April when an earthquake sent his world crumbling down. He now lives in a scary place with no security. The constant aftershocks remind him that he is no longer safe and we can only imagine how yesterday's second earthquake affected him. Read Sunji's honest account, as a mother, about how the earthquake in Nepal has affected her little boy.

Runa Stands Up From the Ruins May 02, 2015

In the village of Lalitpur, only few houses remain standing. Mounds of bricks and dirt from collapsed buildings and houses are everywhere. One of those houses that turned into piles of rubbish was the house of Runa.

When losing your house means losing everything May 01, 2015

Kaanchi and her husband are very worried about their three boys. The family have been sleeping under a make shift tent for the past four days now. Their house has been reduced to rubble and they could not save or retrieve any of their belongings. 

A State of Helplessness April 29, 2015

Kumar was travelling away from his village in Nepal, when the deadly earthquake struck. Now he is separated from his village and family, as the country struggles to recover.