On Saturday, after the heavy rain in the Badi village, not a single thing in Sher Bahadur’s house was left behind. He and his family were only left with the clothes they were wearing, their other things including the house were washed away.
Women’s rights groups in Nepal have reported an increase of domestic violence, rapes and other kinds of abuse against women during the lockdown. There have also been reports of people dying of starvation.
Here is a thank-you-note from Rama Badi in western Nepal for help with food for the needy. Her community is one of the places that we have been able to help with food.
At the beginning of this year 2020 we have embarked on a whole new project – a housing program for a village that for many years have suffered severely under the curse of the sex trade.
Out of Ashes has since December 2009 been working against child prostitution and trafficking together with Lighthouse Foundation Nepal (LHFN) to prevent and restore girls from being trafficked.
The primary goal of this project is to build a model village with earthquake-proof, environmentally friendly low-cost houses and to create local jobs and opportunities for the people in the community.
Youth Parliament Nepal, YPN organizes a conference annually and presents an award to someone who has contributed politically, socially or economically in their respective countries and communities. The recipient must be involved in social work.
We are sending out a Newsletter from Out of Ashes on a regular basis. Sign up for it to receive it in the future.
We believe every child deserves a a gift during the holidays — especially kids living in poverty. Your donation will be used to provide items they need, like new clothes, household and school supplies.
December is here and winter has begun to take hold of Sweden. In Umeå, where Out of Ashes has its seat, the city is hosting this year’s charity fundraising by the National Swedish TV and Radio called MusicAid. The theme this year, is “Children are not for sale”, focusing on children used in sex trafficking. This is exactly what we are working with and we will be a bit extra active and share information and create awareness in a couple of events during the week.