Malnourishment in West Nepal

Malnourishment in West Nepal

One significant problem that we have seen in our travels throughout West Nepal is the extent of childhood malnourishment. Sometimes this can be associated with very young mothers with little nutritional information support, but in other cases cannot. Though there are some nutritional programs that run throughout West Nepal, it can be difficult for mothers […]

Travel Log – Chilkhaya

Travel Log – Chilkhaya

10-6-17.  Moving 4 personal rucksacks, 2 suitcases full of materials, 1 bag of cameras and 23 metallic buckets from one village to another in these remote areas can be really complicated! From Rachuli to Cnilkhaya, according to Googlemaps, there are just 9 km. and a slope of 400 m. First we had to get somebody […]

Travel log – The way to Rachuli (Kalikot)

Travel log – The way to Rachuli (Kalikot)

May 25, 2017. Getting to Rachuli (pronounced RAH-chuli) took us 5 days. At the moment of writing this, I can’t imagine having to leave this place. The ways to get up here are mountain roads with very few paved parts. There are lots of rocks all around, landslides everywhere, heavy rocks in the middle of […]

Why I fought being banished to a hut during my period

Why I fought being banished to a hut during my period

We have copied and translated the following article – originally published at BBC News – because we consider it important that our Catalan and Spanish-speaking readers understand the text properly. — be artsy team An ancient Hindu tradition in which menstruating women are banished to an outhouse is under the spotlight in Nepal after the […]

Please meet Ruby Cup: our strategic partner

Please meet Ruby Cup: our strategic partner

As you might already know, we are beginning the implementation of Rato Baltin Project in Nepal very soon. Rato Baltin (meaning Red Bucket in Nepalese) is a long-term project which intends to generate a space for reflection within Western Nepalese communities – where the practice of Chhaupadi is rife – in order to help improve […]