Healthcare is one of the main sectors that has had to make significant changes since the coronavirus pandemic first reached Nepal in March. Our partners in Nepal have made many adaptations...

For disabled people in Nepal today, rejection and exclusion can be an everyday reality. They live with discrimination, lack of opportunity and are often viewed as being cursed. This results in drastically...

Bauddha lives in the Morang district of eastern Nepal and was referred to INF Nepal’s Green Pastures Hospital in Pokhara after a fall which damaged his neck and spine. Paralysed from...

Khagisara lost her parents when she was just two. Brought up by her siblings in a remote village in Dailekh district, she was forced to marry aged 13. Her husband...

Since its opening in June 2018, INF’s Fistula Centre in Surkhet has helped many women in desperate need of life-changing surgery to restore their dignity and hope. An obstetric fistula is...

Having injured his spine while working in India, Bhakta returned to Nepal after a brief stay in hospital, with no rehabilitation, support or advice. He recalls those early days as worse...

Christmas appeal to help mothers and babies. We’ve launched our Christmas 2019 appeal to help mums-to-be and their babies in some of Nepal’s most underdeveloped communities. Although Nepal as a...

For many families in neighbouring communities it takes several hours to walk to Shreenathkot’s health post. Soon they will have properly built outposts in their villages...

Last week (19 to 25 May), as part of a series of outreach camps for women with gynaecological problems, INF ran a seven-day camp for 256 women in the Karnali...

Green Pastures Hospital offers diabetes care for Nepalis Diabetes is a fairly new condition in Nepal. Many parts of western Nepal remain remote and sparsely populated. But the...

Training, awareness and treatment at outreach camps for leprosy Camps reach nearly 500 Nepalis at risk of leprosy From 7 to 11 April 2019 nearly 500 men, women and children...

Over the next week (7 to 11 April) INF’s Shining Hospital in the Nepali district of Surkhet is hosting two outreach camps designed to detect and treat...

Our 10-day camp for people with cerebral palsy is currently taking place at INF’s Green Pastures Hospital in Pokhara. For the first time ever, thanks to support from...

A big thank you to all supporters who donated to the appeal – you gave a total of £54,008 - we felt genuinely humbled by this amazing response...

Fistula Centre Moves from Dream to Reality. A long awaited dream has finally been realised with the official opening of the fistula centre in Surkhet, mid west Nepal, over the...

The first signs The Nepali Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has classed the storm, which swept across the Bara and Parsa districts on 31 March, as a tornado – the...

The practice of banishing menstruating women to a cowshed or small mud hut. Imagine, once a month, being turned out of the family home and sent to live in a...

Palliative Care in Nepal changes lives Bilhana is 70 years old and came to Green Pastures last year. She had suffered from cancer on her gallbladder for the last seven...

INF recently conducted Search and Rescue training alongside Red Cross first aid training for young people. Accidents and serious injuries are common in Kushma Gurung’s village in...

Aiti said goodbye to her large family of fourteen siblings at age twenty when she left home with a man she fell in love with. In Nepal she was effectively...

Budhhiman’s life has been shattered on more than one occasion. A bad accident left him unable to walk, and the 2015 Nepal earthquake destroyed his family home. Three years on,...

Ganga lives with her husband, his brother and father. Life was good and the family got on well together. During her first pregnancy she was told at the local health...