Four health clinics supported by the Nestling Trust, Marbu, Bhirkot, Lapilang and Chilankha were supplied with much needed clinical equipment generously donated by supporters of the Nestling Trust. TNT are most grateful to SITARA Nepal (our partner NGO) for organising the distribution in extremely difficult monsoon conditions and to everyone who has helped in any way to help equip these clinics. Three of the four clinics are now funded by the Ministry of Health.
A six month Health Education Programme was organised in partnership with Himshikhara, NGO, in the villages of the remote Gulmi area. Ramu Pandey a graduate in health education, taught pupils at secondary schools as well as village community groups, subjects which included hygiene, nutrition, sexual health, contraception, drugs and alcohol.
Working with the District Health Office in Cherikot and through our partner NGO, SITARA, clinics were constructed by local people, in the remote villages of Lapilang, Chilankha and Bhirkot, all in the Dolakha region which suffered so much devastation in the earthquakes.
The Clinics are now complete, and all are staffed by the Ministry of Health.
Countless home and livelihoods were destroyed.TNT gave immediate humanitarian aid, including materials to construct simple emergency shelter homes, and funded the piping of running water to four villages whose water sources had dried up.