Stories


Hand-made happiness

Sushma Shrestha’s story exemplifies how micro-entrepreneurs promoted by UNDP’s MEDEP—especially women—have been able to strengthen and sustain their business prospects through linkages facilitated by…  


Preparing the ground: PREPARE's contributions

How comprehensive preparatory support to Nepal’s move to federalism is ensuring a smooth transition  


Resolving reconstruction dilemmas: NRA's toll-free helpline

With help from the National Reconstruction Authority’s toll-free inquiry service, Chitra Bahadur Damai was able to sort out issues with the release of his reconstruction grant and resume rebuilding  


Tracking the flow: NRA’s helpline gives homeowners vital information on reconstruction grants

With help from the National Reconstruction Authority’s toll-free inquiry service, Chitra Bahadur Damai was able to sort out issues with the release of his reconstruction grant and resume rebuilding  


Walled in by water

The flood-proofing drainage system in Nainhi in Mahottari built with support of UNDP, Government of Nepal and GEF has not only helped locals prepare better to withstand the rainy season, but also…  


Emerging from fear: Flood-control interventions in Mahottari

Thanks to flood-control measures put in place with the support of UNDP, Government of Nepal and GEF’s CFGORRP, residents of Sarpallo in Mahottari are far more confident about being able to minimize…  


Hope at last

For Rupandehi’s Prem Kumari, being helped UNDP’s Socio-Legal Aid Center through her legal problems was not just a reminder of the need to exercise her rights, but also of the many other women who were…  


Seeking a safe space

Safe Houses and other designated spaces—such as the ones established by the Government of Nepal and UNDP—are crucial in helping victims of violence recuperate, obtain legal assistance and start to…  


Kick-starting a new life

Once a cobbler on the streets of Rajbiraj, Kari Ram now runs a successful shoe-making enterprise—a flip of the switch he says he managed all thanks to help from UNDP’s Micro-Enterprise Development…  


On safer ground

Embankments constructed by the Community-Based Flood and Glacial Lake Outburst Risk Reduction Project in a village in Udaypur have proved effective in protecting residents and their properties against…  

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Nepal 
Go to UNDP Global