PRISHTINA’S STORY

“Empowerment comes when we break free from gender stereotypes and support others as equals. Together, we can make a difference.” Prishtina is a 23-year-old Young Leader from Pulchowk, Lalitpur in Nepal. She has worked with Restless Development for over a year on our Youth Take the Lead project. a three-hub country exchange program funded by …

ABPHIPSA’S STORY

‘’Life is all about learning, the lessons we get are never wasted. Every twist, turn, and learning happens for a reason which lifts us.’’ Abhipsa Pradhan is a 23-year public health graduate. She was inspired to join Restless Development Nepal’s Youth Take the Lead Programme after noticing that most young people in Nepal do not …

Tackling mental health challenges in Nepal

Female Community Health Volunteers: The backbone of Nepal’s healthcare system. Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) form the first point of contact for basic health services in local communities for the treatment of common diseases. They deliver essential maternal and child healthcare and outreach services for immunisation. They also provide mental health support and help women …

Saraswoti’s Journey

Saraswoti Nagarkoti, 18, is from Godawari Municipality in Lalitpur, Nepal. She lost her mother to cancer when she was just nine months old. On finding out that her mother passed away due to unavailability of prompt and accessible healthcare, she decided to become a doctor.

Our Superheroes Fighting COVID-19 in Nepal

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, young International Citizenship Service (ICS) alumni from Restless Development Nepal – Alisha, Nishu, Subina and Sona have come together to work under the Alumni Engagement Committee (AEC). The committee was created to mobilize young leaders to address the various concerns brought about by the pandemic with innovative and inspiring solutions.  It …

Bibek

Earlier I used to hesitate to dream small dreams, but now I can dream big and I have the confidence to fulfill them. Bibek, a young campaigner from Nepal, grew up in a rural village in Sunsari, a district in the south east of Nepal. 40% percent of women aged 20–24 in Nepal were married …