Medical training needs at Lalgadh

We have two young people who have grown up at Lalgadh, Amosh and Pranjal, who have passed their MBBS entrance exam with very good marks, and are eligible for help with the very significant costs of their five-year medical training. In our experience, the most reliable doctors who have served at Lalgadh have been the home-grown ones, who grew up at the hospital as their parents work there. In these cases NLT has helped with training costs and in return has received excellent service. Amosh and Pr...
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NLT conquers the Big Half!

On Sunday 3rd September 2023, Matthew, Alex, Julie and Stella boarded a train at 7am to get to the start of the Big Half, a half marathon starting from Tower Bridge and meandering around for 13 miles until it finished at the Cutty Sark in Greenwich. It was a very warm day with about 15,000 runners, and thousands of people lining the route to cheer them on. Mike and Amelia saw them off and managed to catch a few shots along the way, and it was clear to see that it was a really hard run. The front...
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NLT Sponsored half-marathon this Sunday 3rd September

Julie, Stella, Matthew and Alex will be running 13 miles in the London Marathon Events 'Big Half' run this Sunday 3rd September. This will be starting from Tower Bridge and finishing at the Cutty Sark via a circuitous route. Our runners would love to be sponsored by people who support the work of NLT with people affected by leprosy, and you can do this through the following link: Julie/Matthew/Stella/Alex: https://2023thebighalf.enthuse.com/pf/julie-houghton You can also come to watch the ...
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NLT Sponsored Run for 2023 – UPDATE

This year NLT has 4 places in the London Marathon's 'The Big Half' event on 3rd September.  This is a half marathon that starts at Tower Bridge and finishes via a roundabout route at the 'Cutty Sark' in Greenwich.  The four runners for NLT will be Julie and Matthew Houghton, both of whom have run several times for NLT, and two friends, Stella and Alex. The money raised from past running events has been an important help to our work in Nepal, and has funded the building of several houses for v...
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Ethnic Make up of Nepal in 2023

There are over 140 distinct ethnic groups recognised in Nepal, with about 124 mother tongues between them. This highlights the amazing ethnic and linguistic diversity that is still part of the country of Nepal, with all the challenges that brings to a country trying to bring development, education and economic improvement to its people. Despite this huge variety, Nepali is the most widely spoken language across the country, with Maithili the second most common. NLT works in the Maithili speaking...
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