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Mercy Corps Nepal

SPEEDY RECOVERY

SPEEDY RECOVERY

Mercy Corps Nepal provides PPEs and COVID prevention kits to front line workers Sirens blaring, Ganesh   Joshi drenched in sweat inside his PPE, is navigating the streets of Kanchanpur, transporting a critical patient in his ambulance to the district hospital. He and his fellow ambulance drivers, around 9 of them in Bhimdatta municipality get ...

CORONA CANT CROSS KARNALI

CORONA CANT CROSS KARNALI

With lack of testing facilities in remote mountainous districts of Karnali, undocumented COVID-19 cases are higher: fortunately critical cases remains low After crossing the mighty Karnali on a ropeway in Gamghadi, Mugu – the only way to haul goods across the river to the surrounding villages and Humla – the operator when asked about the ...

Mercy Corps Nepal COVID-19 Second Wave – Emergency Response

Mercy Corps Nepal COVID-19 Second Wave – Emergency Response

As Nepal braces for the second wave of COVID-19, Mercy Corps Nepal team have launched an immediate response in its working districts of Sudurpaschim and Karnali Province. Currently, MCN has provided masks, face shields, sanitizers, PPE and bottled water to provincial health clusters and local government. Mercy Corps is also responding to the immediate needs ...

OUT-OF-SCHOOL/SCHOOL GRADUATE GIRL INTERVENTIONS

OUT-OF-SCHOOL/SCHOOL GRADUATE GIRL INTERVENTIONS

The STEM II project (Supporting the Education of Marginalised Girls) was funded by UK aid through the Girls’ Education Challenge. The project implemented a number of activities to ensure that out-of-school girls had work-ready skills and better access to income generating activities. These included providing training in financial literacy and business skills, linking girls to ...

IN-SCHOOL GIRL INTERVENTIONS

IN-SCHOOL GIRL INTERVENTIONS

The STEM II project (Supporting the Education of Marginalised Girls) was funded by UK aid through the Girls’ Education Challenge. Since 2017 it supported marginalised girls to stay in school and access better quality education, leading to improved literacy and numeracy outcomes. The ‘in-school’ cohort was made up of girls studying at STEM II’s 30 ...

CREATING A SAFE ENVIRONMENT

CREATING A SAFE ENVIRONMENT

The STEM II project (Supporting the Education of Marginalised Girls) was funded by UK aid through the Girls’ Education Challenge. Findings from the project’s baseline report uncovered incidents of harassment in schools by teachers and of girls being bullied by boys on their way home. In response, the project introduced a series of activities designed ...

Unlocking Opportunities Through Sugarcane

Unlocking Opportunities Through Sugarcane

MANAGING RISK THROUGH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (M-RED II) IN NEPAL Balmi, a small village in Kanchanpur district of Far-West Nepal has endured severe and repetitive floods. The flood sources are recognized to be Doda river – tributaries of Bhayli river and Macheli river. Major disastrous floods in 2007 and 2008 caused colossal damage that forced farmers ...