Chuiri and Chepang: Livelihood improvement, Poverty Reduction and Biodiversity Conservation

Problem statement  Most of the Chepang people’s livelihood is dependent on natural resources available in the their environment, especially for day-to-day nutritional intake, they consume mushrooms, fish, vegetables and fruits. Similarly, the Chiuri, or Indian butter tree, is one of … Continue reading Chuiri and Chepang: Livelihood improvement, Poverty Reduction and Biodiversity Conservation

State of dichotomy: Being a Safeguard Specialist in conservation sector, belonging to natural resource dependent indigenous community in Nepal

I belong to Chepang community; one of the marginalized, disadvantaged community in terms of access to education, health care services, basic infrastructures and other basic requirements for day-to-day living. Majority of Chepang’s are found to be living in 4 districts of Nepal: Chitwan, Makawanour, Gorkha, and Dhading. Still, a large number of percentages of Chepang community do not have citizenship card of Nepal. Hence, they lose the chance of being member of their own country officially. When one does not have citizenship card they will not be having lands in their own name where they have been farming passing from … Continue reading State of dichotomy: Being a Safeguard Specialist in conservation sector, belonging to natural resource dependent indigenous community in Nepal

The power of Network!

It was a around 2015 , when I had an informal conversation with Tilak dai; SEBSer from Budhanilkantha School. The conversation was based on the projects carried out in my community. The discussion further continued to abroad education that I wanted to pursue after Bachelors degree. So, I started to talk about scholarship in European countries for Master’s degree in Social Work. Then he started sending me some links that he knew. The first one that he sent me was Erasmus Scholarship links. He also sent me MA in advanced development in social work course. This link intrigued me and … Continue reading The power of Network!

Life above clouds

The only time when I feel life is meaningless is when I am up in the sky. Which means when I am on aeroplane. This is the time that I feel the real value of human life. I feel worthless as I go higher and start seeing those tall buildings as small as ants from the sky. I start dreaming about the relatives who passed away when I am above the clouds. The question that comes to my mind as I go higher about the capability of pilot.There is no life if a pilot fails to control the direction of … Continue reading Life above clouds