June 7, 2020

This is Lekh Maya. Lekh Maya and her family are farmers, but their limited land does not allow them to rely on agriculture for survival. Two years ago, her husband left Nepal to seek fortune abroad, but only found poor income and miserable living conditions. Back in Ne...

March 8, 2019

"Who is untouchable today?" I didn't understand. I looked around, seeing that some of the senior girls raised their hands with their faces lowered down in shame.

September 27, 2018

The Aythos team set off to conduct our first official Health Training Program in our most remote villages in Okhuldunga district last week. When we met the people of these villages last year, the Aythos staff immediately found a need for more knowledge on hygiene, nutr...

September 20, 2018

Aythos celebrates the position of women because we believe that “a woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.” - Melinda Gates

September 3, 2018

Thupten wants to learn about technology and networking in order to secure a self-reliant future for herself and her fellow nuns.

July 26, 2018

It is really a matter of courage to lead a very simple life with no expectation of love, wealth, success, or prosperity but still leading a life of happiness and satisfaction.

July 14, 2018

Sarbe tries to keep cultural changes at bay but he sees much of it as out of his control.

June 18, 2018

Suntali is the second child of six girls in her family. She was 12 years old when she left her family’s rural home to move to the urban capital of Kathmandu. Her work at a carpet factory has been a major source of income for her large family.

She focused her attention o...

May 30, 2018

Rama Tamang was born into a remote village of Nepal. Her father passed away when she was an infant, also leaving behind her mother and 12-year-old brother.  Years later her mother eloped with another man, forcing the siblings to fend for themselves. At age 12, Rama mov...

April 25, 2018

On the anniversary of the 2015 earthquake that hit Nepal in 2015, Aythos Nepal's Executive Director reflects on how it changed her life.

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