A heartfelt tribute to Ramviraji Rajak, who served as a facilitator for the Self- Help Group in Mithilabihari.

We are deeply saddened by the unexpected passing of Ram Raji Devi Rajak. Her substantial contributions to NLT were instrumental in promoting the positive image of self-help groups. Ram Raji was the first woman to serve as a facilitator for the Mithila Bihari self-help group. She was a dynamic force in her group, tirelessly working towards women's empowerment, education, employment, and village development. It was her efforts that led to the establishment and popularity of the Village Alive Proje...
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Happiness of Helpless Women 3

Ramrati Devi is from Gamharia village in the Dhanusha district.  She is a single woman affected by leprosy.  Life has been difficult for Ramrati because of anger at the situation she found herself in. Her situation is better now through help that she has received.  She has a house, toilet and an allowance of Rs.3000 (roughly £18.00) from the government.  She also has a little job as a wage labourer which helps make her life easier.  She is happy with the help she has received.  
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Happiness of Helpless Women 2

  Somani Devi Mandal, a resident of Basatpur 4, Sarlahi district, who has lost one leg due to leprosy, is a person living in poverty. She lives in the house made by Lalgadh for her. There are 3 people in the family. Herhusband used to work as a labourer and he used to earn his living from that. At present though, because he is old and blind, no one will give him a job so he has no income. Her daughter (Koushlya) got a scholarship in IT. Because they don’t have much money, she wasn’t ...
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Happiness of Helpless Women

Dauna Devi Paswan, a leprosy affected and single woman, is an elderly woman resident of Nigaul Mahottari. After the death of her husband and the marriage of her 1 daughter in Sarlahi, she has been living alone. In the beginning she could cook and eat by herself, but now she can't. Her neighbour is now taking care of her. They provide food, help her take a bath, wash her clothes etc. She is living in a house built by the Lalgadh leprosy hospital. Her life is supported by an old age allowance and ...
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A meaningful start to Easter!

Lalgadh doctors decided they would spend their free Friday afternoon doing a free clinic at Sundarpur (7kms from lalgadh Hospital), a very poor and needy village. They saw 116 patients including 35 children. Whilst at Sandarpur, they met a lady with an affected left foot and leprosy.  She was barely existing as local villagers didn't like her using their local water supply. So krishna Hari and Raj Kumar managed to get a water supply fixed up in two days and a water pipe i...
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The government started a campaign to eliminate rickets and dwarfism in children decades ago. However, the Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2022 has pointed out that 25 percent of all children under the age of five in the mountainous region still face issues related to dwarfism. But the government is committed to reducing the numbers of dwarfs by 2030 Meanwhile the Dwarf Association (which has 200 members and was formed in 2008) is seeking from the government land to build a village speci...
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