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Fertile soil: community vegetable gardens in Nepal funded by the LWF not only improve nutrition but mean surplus crops can be sold at market. Photo: LWF / Albin Hillert
26 Sep
People of faith for people in need
DWS Nepal, Nepal, Department for World Service, earthquake, Eaerthquake recovery, house-building, Income Generation, God and Human Dignity
26 Sep
Over the past three years, LWF World Service has supported communities recovering from the 2015 earthquake, which struck with devastating effect.
Camp secretary Rev. Tikaram Rasaily shows Rev. Dr Martin Junge around the Beldangi refugee camp, Jhapa district, Nepal. All photos: LWF /  Albin Hillert
21 Sep
Committed to dignified, durable solutions
DWS Nepal, Refugees, General Secretary, General Secretary Martin Junge, LWF General Secretary, LWF General Secretary Martin Junge, Advocacy
21 Sep
On his visit to a Bhutanese refugee camp in Nepal, Rev. Dr Martin Junge, general secretary of the LWF, has advocated for a durable solution for the close to 6,700 refugees who still remain in the...
Karna BK lives in a modest village in the Dailekh district of Nepal. Photo: LWF Nepal
14 Oct
World Food Day: better technology improves grain mill yield
DWS Nepal
14 Oct
Promoting livelihoods in mid-western Nepal
An elderly woman in Gatlang village, Rasuwa district, at the border with Tibet, uses untreated timber to rebuild her home. LWF helps people to rebuild their village the traditional way. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey
24 Apr
Rebuilding homes and heritage in Nepal one year on
April 2015 earthquake, DWS Nepal, DWS Nepal emergency response
24 Apr
LWF Nepal helps mountain communities reconstruct traditional houses
Women in Sanogoan are making the bricks that will form the basis of their new village. Photo: ACT Alliance/Paul Jeffrey
14 Apr
Rebuilding Sanogoan one brick at a time
DWS Nepal
14 Apr
Women taking the lead on the rebuild of Sanogoan
Kabita Shrestha’s friend Kanchhi Shrestha carrying an unfired brick. Photo: LWF/Lucia de Vries
27 Jan
Brick by brick, earthquake survivors rebuild their homes
Arpil 2015 earthquake, Nepal, DWS Nepal
27 Jan
Nepal: Reconstruction starts in ACT model villages
Posters, like the one held by counselor Pradeep Subedi, show the psychological impact of earthquakes on children. Photo: LWF/Lucia de Vries
5 Jan
Nepal: Healing unseen wounds
DWS Nepal, 2015 earthquake
5 Jan
Psychosocial support for earthquake survivors
Sita, middle, and neighbours sitting among emergency toilet kits. Photo: Lucia de Vries
7 Oct
Christian and Islamic relief agencies join hands to reach Nepal’s most vulnerable
DWS Nepal emergency response, DWS Nepal, 25 April earthquake
7 Oct
Unique Christian-Muslim partnership “an inspiration”
Kanchi Shrestha, 71, nurses her broken leg in a makeshift shelter. The LWF has helped Shrestha and her extended family and will help them re-build their homes. Photo: LWF Nepal
30 Jul
Monsoon slows reconstruction in Nepal
shelter, psychosocial support, DWS Nepal, 25 April earthquake, April 25 2015, earthquake recovery
30 Jul
LWF provides shelter and psychosocial support
Earthquake destruction in Durbar Square in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Photo: LWF/C. Kästner
23 Jul
LWF Nepal and Korean Diakonia join in earthquake response
DWS Nepal, 25 April 2015, earthquake, Korean Diakonia/World Diakonia (KD/WD), Bhaktapur district
23 Jul
Support to households in Bhaktapur ...
Makeshift houses of plastic sheets and tarpaulins are the only protection against the rain for many people. Photo: LWF/ Lucia de Vries
16 Jul
Nepal: Shelter from the monsoon rain
DWS Nepal, April 25 earthquake, 25 April, monsoon, earthquake relief
16 Jul
“An unfolding disaster”
KC sitting in front of his destroyed house. Photo: Kosh Raj Koirala
8 Jul
LWF Nepal provides aid to families with special needs
DWS Nepal, April 25 earthquake, 2015 earthquake, emergency response, survival
8 Jul
"Toughest days are still ahead"...
Dutch foreign trade and development cooperation minister Lilianne Ploumen visits the relief work of the Lutheran World Federation Nepal in Indrayani village. Photo: LWF Nepal
16 Jun
Dutch minister Ploumen visits LWF Nepal relief work
DWS Nepal, April 25 earthquake
16 Jun
“Deeply impressed with resilience of Nepalese people”