More than words
In Nepal you can find stories of unfilled potential, stories of people who, despite being equipped with skills and abilities, are not able to break through. Instead of having a shot to build a thriving life, they all end up in a vicious cycle of frustration, marginalisation and hyper vulnerability.
The youth of the nation
In the face of adversity, Nepali youths should find the energy and motivation to play an active role in serving society
Make way for us
Democracy will only work when citizens assert their right to join in local governance
Paving the way
Creating genuine opportunities for all vulnerable youth groups is the next important step
New buildings are coming up all over, but most are not accessible to disabled people
Volunteerism in Nepal is at a critical juncture. Occasionally praised but more often neglected and forgotten, Nepal is losing a great opportunity to harness the power of service.
Games for all-round development
The hosting of the National Games held last month has the potential to be a milestone in the development of sports in Nepal.
Accessibility is a defining issue in urbanisation all over the world. With more and more people moving to towns and with new urban centres being planned and created to meet the needs of the newcomers, urbanisation is an opportunity, and at the same time, a matter of concern for many.
Let’s take it seriously
The World Volunteering Conference held in Mexico City on November 9 and 10 offered a new opportunity to revamp a global conversation about the role of volunteerism in creating fairer, more cohesive and, most importantly, inclusive communities around the world.
Many financial cooperatives in Nepal are not open for business for vulnerable and disadvantaged youths
Blades of gold
Recognising persons with disabilities in the sport sector would be a positive step towards their inclusion in society
Harnessing people’s power
Nepal could have a National Volunteering Week to remind ourselves what citizens can do if they unite
Not just a game
More discussions and better comprehension of the impact of sports on development are needed
Let them in
Companies being inclusive towards persons with disabilities makes business sense
The kids aren’t alright
Whenever the family itself is the cause of the problems the children face, we should step back and think