Mithu and her son, Som both lost their homes to the devastating Nepal earthquakes in 2015. In April 25th and May 12th, 2015, devastating earthquakes with recorded magnitudes of 7.8 and 6.8, respectively, hit Nepal leaving more than 8,790 people dead and around 22,300 injured. Mithu and her husband. Mithu’s son, Som, and his family. […]
Habitat for Humanity staff member, Dan recently travelled to Nepal to meet some of the families we are working with. Here, he met Khatis.
Following the 2015 earthquake, Pipaltar was one of the worst-hit villages in the Kavre district – only two out of its 89 houses were left standing.
April 25 marks the three year anniversary of the devastating Nepal earthquakes. On April 25th and May 12th, 2015, devastating earthquakes with recorded magnitudes of 7.8 and 6.8, respectively, hit Nepal leaving more than 8,790 people dead and around 22,300 injured. These two major quakes were followed by hundreds of aftershocks ranging between 4 and […]
Habitat for Humanity has assisted over 1,500 families affected by massive floods in South Asia, as part of its emergency relief activities in the last month.
News of the recent monsoonal floods in Nepal that have affected thousands may have disappeared from the headlines, but for families displaced and devastated by the rains there is a long road to recovery ahead.
Years after liberation, life was still incredibly tough for Uma Chaudhary, a former Kamaiya (bonded worker). Uma, who lives in Sarsa, Ghorahi of Dang district with her husband and their two sons, says she still found it difficult to be able to afford to provide two meals a day for her family.
April 25 marks the two year anniversary of the devastating Nepal earthquake. We take a look back at what we’ve been able to achieve with the generosity of our supporters, from the emergency response to permanent reconstruction.
With the help of Canada Bay Club, Inner West local Tegan Anthes was able to volunteer for a build in Fiji with Habitat for Humanity in 2016. Tegan had been looking a various volunteering opportunities when a friend had shared their experience with Habitat and building a home in Nepal.
Giovanna is a recently returned Global Village volunteer. She spent a week building in Nepal for earthquake affected families in January. Here are her reflections after the build…