By Anne Johnston. Man Bhuja Gurung is 99-years-old. She has seen her Nepalese village of Chiruwa change over the course of almost a century. The village is her birthplace, and also where she has raised five generations. But these days, it is only her, her 70-year-old son and his 63-year-old wife still living in the […]
By Corinna Lagerberg In December 2016, Mojo Correspondent was given access to see the tailoring production line of the Women’s Skills Development Organisation, an inspiring NGO based in Pokhara, Nepal. All photos by Corinna Lagerberg.
By Meghan Gollant The introduction of health clinics to rural villages in Nepal has vastly improved the health of pregnant women and increased awareness of sexually-transmitted diseases, but challenges remain. Karnu Gurung has been the village health worker for Tangting village, in Kaski District of Nepal, for 23 years. “In the 10 years before health […]
By Elliana Saltalamacchia A women-owned Nepalese trekking organisation is breaking social barriers by providing work for women in the adventure industry. In 1998, 3 Sisters Adventure Trekking became the first company in Nepal to provide work for women as professional trekking guides, formerly an exclusively male job. Founder Lucky Chhetri established the Pokhara-based company with […]
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