This City of Vienna funded project was successfully completed in October 2019. In the project, a total of 283 farmers and their 2,019 family members were supported with trainings in vegetable farming, chicken and goat rearing to enable them to provide better food for their families and gain an additional cash income, too. The project also included very successful trials for mushroom farming, and provided funds for a local collective to start a local farmers’ market in Sorukot, the municipality headquarters. In addition, PHASE Nepal staff provided trainings and information on nutrition with a focus on children under five. The end report is currently only available in German.
In September the reconstruction of the Hagam outreach clinic was completed, which ensures the long-term health provision for the community of Yanglakot with its population of ca. 3,000 people. The building includes a birthing room, a surgery, storeroom and office, and of course has access to safe water and toilets. PHASE staff are already working in this new building since mid-September. The new building was essential as the temporary ORC quarters, where PHASE Nepal staff had been working since the earthquakes, were not only too small, but stood in the path of a landslide that had devasted the community in 2016. We would like to thank NAK Humanitas for supporting […]