For the past couple years, the focus of our Grains of Hope project has been Sustainable Agriculture in Nepal.
Study Tour: Visiting Agriculture Projects in Nepal Posted March 15, 2015
Profile: Sujan Lama, RICOD Community Facilitator Posted January 26, 2015
Sujan Lama is one of the community facilitators employed by RICOD to implement the IMCN Project. As a community facilitator, Sujan is responsible for conducting and organizing mothers’ group trainings, organizing kitchen garden trainings, following up with participants, monitoring school support snacks, distributing food to needy families, and much more within the community he serves.
An Interview with Jhuma Tamana, RICOD Project Participant Posted January 26, 2015
The town of Lapshe, a Tamang village, is in one of MCC’s project areas. Tamang are one of the largest ethnic minority groups in Nepal and are considered by the Nepalese government to be an underprivileged/disadvantaged group. With all that kind of demographic data it can be easy to forget the real people MCC works with and for; real people like Jhuma Tamang.
Meet Ashma Mahat. Ashma Mahat is from a rural village in Nepal, about an hour outside of Kathmandu, the nation’s capital. She currently has a 16 month old daughter named Aayusha, her first child. As Ashma recalls, when she began feeding her daughter solid food her daughter became fatigued and weak.