School scholarship funds go unspent while students drop out due to poverty

“It’s not that I didn’t want to study. It was impossible for me to continue my education because of poverty,” he said. Nepal has made impressive progress …

by · Tuesday, 3 August 2021 · Nepal

Meat, money, and the middle class

With a reduction of the country’s poverty rate, Nepalis are eating more meat and eggs per capita than ever before, improving their nutrition levels and …

by · Tuesday, 27 July 2021 · Nepal

People below poverty line should be given free electricity: Energy Minister Bhusal

Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Minister Bhusal said the ministry is considering the possibility of providing people living under the poverty …

by · Tuesday, 27 July 2021 · Nepal

UN chief: World hunger worsened by climate change, conflict

Poverty, income inequality and the high cost of food continue to keep healthy diets out of the reach of some 3 billion people,” Guterres said. “Climate …

by · Monday, 26 July 2021 · Nepal

How to strengthen anti-poverty efforts

From 1990 to 2019, the number of people living in extreme poverty (according to the World Bank threshold of $1.90 per day) plummeted, from 1.9 …

by · Monday, 26 July 2021 · Nepal

Too quick a fall

Detractors of communists in Nepal often say that the latter perpetuate poverty so that their politics based on class struggle remains relevant. The richer …

by · Monday, 26 July 2021 · Nepal

Government prepares to scrap Poverty Alleviation Fund in next three months

In order to implement the anti-poverty programmes, the fund had created around 32,000 revolving funds to be managed by local communities. These …

by · Wednesday, 14 July 2021 · Nepal

The proof of the pudding

China on Thursday established the China-South Asian Countries Poverty Alleviation and Cooperative Development Centre at a programme organised …

by · Sunday, 11 July 2021 · China, Nepal

China aims to create an alternative regional bloc in South Asia

Observers say Nepal needs to tread carefully as the Beijing-led Poverty Alleviation Centre minus India is part of Chinese attempts to expand its influence …

by · Sunday, 11 July 2021 · China, India, Nepal

Food and medical supplies provided to poor and differently-abled in Mugu

… 100 families, suffering from poverty due to the enforced prohibitory order in Mugu district, following the spread of the second wave of COVID-19.

by · Wednesday, 7 July 2021 · Nepal