Dinesh Gale is a cattle farmer who makes chhurpi in Tipling, Nepal. It’s a hard cheese that comes from the milk of chauri—that’s a cross between a yak and a cow. Chhurpi smells smoky and tastes sweet, and you chew it like you would a piece of gum. It is also extremely tough and is […]
Through touch and sound, these Nepali women show you how cricket is played with limited or no eyesight. For video: https://www.bbc.com/reel/video/p073vppb/how-these-women-play-cricket-without-seeing-the-ball
Ghyangfedi, Nepal – On a cloudy day in October 2018, Nirmala Tamang, 24, was working in a field, gathering food for her family’s cattle. She cut the green leaves with her sickle, expertly bundling them together. In the background, she heard the gushing of a nearby waterfall and flow of the river through her village. […]
The Safe Motherhood Programme encourages women in rural areas of Nepal to give birth in hospital. Video link: https://www.bbc.com/reel/video/p06s803n/nepal-s-life-saving-delivery-programme
In Kathmandu many cows are abandoned when they are of no more use to their owners. One man is saving these cows using his motorbike. Video Journalist: Rajneesh Bhandari. https://www.bbc.com/reel/playlist/spectacular-animal-rescues
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 […]