Nepal

NEPAL: Missionaries Among First to Care for Survivors, Emergency Appeal Launched to Aid Relief Efforts

By at April 27, 2015 | 4:53 pm

NEPAL: Missionaries Among First to Care for Survivors, Emergency Appeal Launched to Aid Relief Efforts

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, has launched an emergency fund to assist Salesian missionaries in Nepal who are working to provide aid and emergency relief to those affected by Saturday’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake that has devastated Kathmandu and surrounding villages. To raise money for the fund, the Catholic more...

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NEPAL: New Program Helps Poor Youth Gain Employment Skills

By at July 25, 2013 | 3:26 pm

NEPAL: New Program Helps Poor Youth Gain Employment Skills

(MissionNewswire) Although there has been some recent growth in the country, Nepal remains one of the poorest in the world according to the World Bank. In the 2013 United Nations Human Development report, Nepal ranked 157th out of 187 countries. On average about one in four people live in poverty in Nepal. That rates rises sharply to close to 50 percent for those living more...

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