Since before she was born, Pratima Sherpa was destined to have a career in golf. Her parents met while working on one of Nepal’s only golf courses—the Royal Nepal Golf Club in Kathmandu—and Pratima herself was born and raised on the green. The 18-year-old has now played in over 60 tournaments and won 35 trophies, […]
These performers were once sold to circuses in India. Now they are using circus to regain their recognition.
Art is sometimes described as a gateway to freedom. And for some women in Nepal, it’s giving them an opportunity to escape conventional gender roles and enabling them to survive on their own. But in their looking to break free from the restrictions of tradition, they’re doing it by using an art that is itself […]
A dedicated team of eye doctors are on a mission to rid the world of preventable blindness, one incision at a time.
Nepal has opened its first trekking trail for people with physical disabilities. Though the country still hasn’t got enough infrastructure for the disabled, many say the new trail is a good start. Rajneesh Bhandari reports.
Amrit Khadka has been feeding the monkeys of Swayambhunath for 20 years. He goes to the stupa with 30 packets of biscuit. “When I come here on holidays to feed them I feel that I have celebrated my holiday here. When I make them happy, I feel happy myself,” Mr. Khadka said.