International Day of the Nurse 2022

We’re thrilled to be celebrating the work of our nurses today, on International Day of the Nurse 2022. We continue to collaborate with NGO, PHASE, which aims to empower isolated communities through health, education and livelihood opportunities to support nursing education and offer our qualified nurses opportunities for work in remote areas.  Our PHASE nursing students were auxiliary nurse midwives, and were able to go on to complete full nursing training with our scholarships. Our newest students at Karnali Academy of Health Sciences were supported by ...

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A Celebration of our Midwives

Today is the International Day of the Midwife and we are reflecting on the importance of well-trained midwives as a vital solution to the many challenges of maternal and new-born healthcare in rural Nepal. With our support, our outstanding midwifery students study on the first midwifery degree-level courses in Nepal. We provide scholarships to deserving, impoverished students from the Karnali region.  Our current students, Parbati Bhandari and Aarati Budthapa, would not have been able to study to become midwives, without our support. We are so proud of the great work ...

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Hamsey Storytelling Event

We’re so excited to announce that acclaimed storyteller, Ashley Ramsden, is returning to generously give his time in another atmospheric event, this time held in person in the historic Hamsey Church. This promises to be an afternoon of wonder for all the family, as Ashley delivers the story ‘Tistou of the Green Thumbs’,  a timely story about one boy’s attempt to influence world peace. 

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New Operations Manager

This month we bid farewell to our previous operations manager, Cesca Eaton, who has done an incredible job in the role for the last seven years. She will be missed by the UK team and trustees, as well as the scholars in Nepal, who she has built strong and caring relationships with over her time in the post. As well managing the day to day matters of the charity and running numerous fundraising events, Cesca produced and edited our award winning documentary, Namaste: A Himalayan Journey Thank you for all of your hard work, Cesca, and best of luck in your upcoming endeav...

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Lalit qualifies as a consultant doctor

We are excited to announce that our very first doctor to graduate has completed his post graduate studies in Cairo, Egypt, and is now a qualified consultant, specialising in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. HUGE CONGRATULATIONS LALIT - we are all so very proud of you. All your hard, hard work has paid off and now you can settle into your new job at Karnali Province Hospital in Surkhet.Lalit says "I have started a new chapter in my health professional life. I have started working as a maternity and gynaecologist specialist at Karnali Provincial Hospital, Surkhet. I thank all ...

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