Rokpa: a Tibetan word meaning ‘help’ and ‘friend’

Rokpa: a Tibetan word meaning ‘help’ and ‘friend’

There are areas with difficult accessibility that only organizations like ROKPA have been able to reach. Since its founding in 1980, Rokpa (A Tibetan word meaning ‘help’ and ‘friend’) is present today in Nepal, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. Rokpa was also established in the Tibetan areas of China from 1990 to 2016 and provided education, […]

Webinar: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Webinar: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Be artsy to participate in this event with MacEwan University, University of the Fraser Valley and the Asia Task Force Against Domestic Violence. The areas that the webinar will cover, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, are experiences of domestic violence among South Asian Communities in Boston, USA, human trafficking […]

Word of thanks to On Coach Communication

Word of thanks to On Coach Communication

When we think about a coach, the first thing that comes to mind is that of a sports coach who will help us change our attitude in order to achieve our personal goals; of course, through discipline and effort, values that elite athletes know very well. And, from this passion for coaching and sports, is […]

Meet Dambara Budha

Meet Dambara Budha

Dambara Budha has been collaborating in the Rato Baltin project as a trainer for over two years. She was born in the Dhungachalna village, a very remote area far from the urban centre of Dhakari, in the Achham district, with a terrible telephone signal, located in the western part of Nepal. Before participating in the […]

United Nations: ‘All this needs to change… now’

United Nations: ‘All this needs to change… now’

Chhaupadi: a particular form of hard violence against women. International Day to eliminate violence against women: panel discussion online and presentation with international guests who speak about women and menstruation in Nepal, entry by contributing €5 to the project. In the United Nations message for the International Day to eliminate violence against women, the General […]

Ruby Cup: Thanks for helping us help others

Ruby Cup: Thanks for helping us help others

The menstrual cups have arrived to give us a great lesson in sustainability in comparison with traditional products used during menstruation, which many times end up in some dumpsite or in the sea. For that reason, Ruby Cup was born with the mission of providing sustainable menstrual care, thanks to its cups made of medical […]

Meet Hiunkala

Meet Hiunkala

In a town called Toshi, located in the Sudurpaschim province of Nepal (far-west) we meet Hiunkala Chalaune. Hiunkala lives with her father, mother, brother and sister and has been working as a trainer in the Rato Baltin project for more than a year. Before participating in the project, Hiunkala felt that she used to wish […]

Edufem Project report

Edufem Project report

It is very common for the girls in Achham, a remote zone in far-west Nepal, to be out of the school system because of the financial situation of the families – most men have to go to India to work and the daughters are asked to stay at home to help with the household chores […]