Other recent blog entries
14 Nov 2017 | Blog | Supporter action
A recap of the first few days of the Nepal trek!
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9 Nov 2017 | Blog | Supporter action
We can’t wait to see what the adventure has in store for our trekkers!
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4 Oct 2017 | Blog | Supporter action
This November, a number of Caritas supporters will embark on our ‘Trekking in Solidarity’ journey in Nepal.
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1 Sep 2017 | Blog | Emergencies
Floods and landslides have displaced almost 350,000 people, with 140 reported dead, according to Executive Director of Caritas Nepal, Fr Silas Bogati.
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20 Jun 2016 | Blog | Focus | Emergency Relief | Asia
When the Nepal earthquake hit in late April, 2015, Rita Majhi’s house in Chandanimandan was destroyed. Almost a year later, hardship struck Rita again.
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8 Jun 2016 | Blog | Long-term Development | Emergency Relief
In April, Caritas Internationalis’ Michelle Hough visited Sindhupalchok, Nepal, a year after the devastating earthquake. Here is her account of the water crisis facing the community in the aftermath of the disaster.
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15 May 2015 | Blog | Supporter action
More than 300 women joined at the Ivy ballroom in Sydney on Thursday 7 May for the 2nd Women for the World celebration. Caritas Nepal’s Rupa Rai, who has worked as an anti-trafficking and safe migration consultant, was the guest speaker at the event.
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8 May 2015 | Blog | Emergency Relief
When the earthquake struck I thought that this would be the end. What we urgently need is a tarpaulin of our own. I tell you: having my own tarpaulin meanwhile appears as some kind of luxury to me.
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19 Mar 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
“Where’s your mother?” Usually when you ask small children this question, the answer is predictable: At home. At the market. At work, a few kilometres or a drive away.
In villages of Nepal, a deeply impoverished country on India’s northeast border, children answer differently. “In Kuwait.” “In Saudi.” “She’s in a foreign country.”
By Laura Sheahan, Caritas Internationalis
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20 Sep 2011 | Blog | Asia | Emergency Relief
A strong earthquake shook areas of India, Nepal and Bangladesh on Sunday night, 18 September. The epicentre of the 6.8-magnitude quake is in Sikkim, India, an area not far from the border with Nepal.
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Through my heart I felt that I need to be the leader and serve the community. Now I’m confident of myself and I’m sure I can expand my business to a new level.
- Janaki, Nepal