Category: Blog

Category: Blog

TYPE II DIABETES: AN ALARMING DISEASE BURDEN IN TODAY’S NEPAL

Diabetes has become an overwhelming public health concern. Globally diabetes affects more than 371 million people where more than 70.3 million are from South Asia. According to WHO South-East Asia Region prevalence of diabetes has projected from 436000 in 2000 to 1328 000 in 2030. The number of diabetes cases was found to be 506,727 in […]

November 3, 2017

Deteriorating air quality of Kathmandu and what can we do about it?

Almost every day we can read one or two letters to the editor concerning the pollution of Kathmandu valley. People have become more aware and concerned about the alarming effects of air pollution which has become a threat to our very existence due to ever rising population and centralization. The high demand of electricity, transportation […]

October 29, 2017

Inspiring Stories – Prakriti’s loving care

“The highest forms we can achieve are love and human compassion” This is the story of a little girl who has always been inspired by her humble living conditions to find beauty in all pain. For a girl of her age, pain perhaps comes to be a very tiny way of describing her daily life, […]

October 14, 2017

How Would You Spend Your Birthday Bucks?

It’s that day of the year again when you get treated like a special prince/ princess by your peers amidst joyful wishes and prayers for your long life and happiness! It’s your HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! What could be better on such a special day for such a special person as you than to have the night […]

October 12, 2017

This is my DIARY

  What is dead may never die, but rises again harder and stronger…….. This is the tale of my Once Upon A Time: a story about innocence, mystery, struggle and hope interspersed with plenty of shock and awe. Back in the date when this story was only just springing to life, I used to live in Kathmandu as a very determined and ambition-led […]

October 8, 2017

“A rise of hope”

A Rise of Hope Year: 2082 B.S….it has been ten years to the massive, destructive earthquake, yet, so many lives are still distraught, so many are still coping with the aftermaths of the murdered dreams and life….it’s just a sorrowful pause between birth and death. A tale of hope coming alive….. The cold splashes of […]

March 29, 2017

The birth of “AAROH”

Once a wise man said, “It takes a special kind of stupid to start a nonprofit on your own”. Perhaps, it is so. It, however, is also true that to be the special kind of stupid too, one needs as much dedication and conscience, perhaps even more so. Through my long and rather onerous journey […]

January 4, 2017

“The Drunkard’s Wife”

“Hey, did u know that his wife gave birth to a daughter?” “Really? What a shame. Better luck next time!” “Look at Harke’s daughter, hasn’t even hit puberty and is going out with guys. Man, girls are born just to ruin the prestige of the family.” “Your daughter has reached 20 now, you should consider […]

December 14, 2016

HER RAUNCHY WOUNDS

She closed her eyes for one last time. All the bitter memories came rushing back into her mind. Every single touch that she had so carefully hidden at the back of her mind, every scream she’d suppressed, every single drop of tear that had gone un-wiped. She could still feel their hands smothering her inside […]

November 5, 2016

Human Trafficking- defying the concept of humanity

While the matters concerning trading of animals for flesh and cheap labor is no new phenomena, human trafficking, on the other hand, creates a whole new dimension to the entire concept of “trade”. Human, also known as the “social animals” are actually fated to this destiny thereby being trafficked. The rise of the new wave- […]

November 2, 2016

When there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.