Category Archive for "Stories from the field"

Tevel building shelters and rebuilding livelihoods

Meet Anju Rai- 36, Sunita Rai- 18, Nisha rai-26, their home was destroyed in the earthquake, with the help of Tevel they…

Piles of debris to sturdy shelter

Meet Purna (age 50) Kanchi (age 70) and Asha (age 20) residents of the Mahadev Bhesi Village, which was badly damaged in the…

Reflections Before Moving to the Village

Today, as the 29 members of the third cohort of the Tevel Fellowship program complete their orientation and head out to the villages where they…

Health and Hygiene for a Marginalized Community

By Suman Nepali, Kathmandu Promoting Health and Hygiene in Kama-1, Hilledevi There are 8 dalit households in Kama-1. They were in immediate…

Understanding and Adapting- Cultural Differences In Our Work

By Michel Ndayisaba, Tevel Fellowship My name is Michel Ndayisaba. My colleagues call me Michimich. At university I studied Communications. Now I…

My Dream For Burundi

By Fabrice Muhoza, Tevel Fellowship My name is Fabrice Muhoza, 30 years old from Makamba province in Burundi. After hearing that the…

Helping my people

by Vijaya Pun, the Tevel Fellowship program (now working in relief team, Maneqau, Kavre) I am working in Nyayik Sansar/Tevel as a fellow…

They’ll become good thinkers

by Elinor Raymond, the Tevel Fellowship program  Purna Tamang is a 16 year old from Mannegau village and one of the most…

This is not what their lives should be

by Aviela Weltman, the Tevel Fellowship program We arrived in the Manegau village to assess the damage done there by the earthquake.…

The Home that Disappeared into Dust

by Sam, Tevel Community Program Puna Tamang watched his friends throw rocks at what was left of his old house, a skeleton…

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