Nepal "NANDA KUMARI"
NANDA KUMARI, and her family, can drink clean water every day thanks to the water taps she helped build in her village. Communities across Nepal are stepping up to manage their own water needs through rural water supply and sanitation schemes.
BISHNU and his community manage a group fund which helps members support their livelihoods. Through community-led organizations, thousands of vulnerable groups are coming together and pulling themselves out of poverty.
RAMILA, and her children, need not worry about darkness anymore thanks to electricity from the micro hydro plant in her village. Harnessing natural resources has provided a clean source of energy to households across rural Nepal.
KHAGENDRA, and his neighbors, can sell their farm products as a result of better roads. Communities all over the country are discovering new opportunities, thanks to an expanding road network.
FARIDA bought a solar panel to keep her tea stall open longer Thanks to electricity, her children can now study during the evenings. Like FARIDA, millions of people can now continue with life after dark.
NAJMA sends her daughter Ranu to Ananda School. Like Ranu, more than 600,000 poor children can now go to school. Mothers like NAJMA now have a say in the quality of their children’s education.
RATNA started an embroidery shop to support her family. Through new businesses, thousands of people like RATNA, have improved their lives. The majority of them are women.
MIRIAM, and her family, need not worry about darkness anymore, thanks to electricity. Connecting to the grid has provided a source of clean energy so that Miriam’s business can thrive day and night. This is MIRIAM'S story, but not only hers. Millions of Rwandans are on their way to integrating to regional power and transport networks.
SABENA and his community have started several small businesses by reinvesting their monthly subsistence subsidies. Thousands of ex-combatants of Rwandan origin have laid down arms and integrated peacefully to their communities.
JUDITH and her community have boosted their income by learning to work together with better techniques. Now JUDITH has greater aspirations for her kids. This is JUDITH'S story, but not only hers.…
GEOFFREY and his community manage a group fund which helps members support their livelihoods. Through community led organizations, thousands of vulnerable groups are coming together and pulling themselves out of poverty.
CHRISTINE works at a small guest house that has prospered thanks to increased traffic as a result of safer roads. Now CHRISTINE has greater aspirations for her kids and can dream of a better future. This is Christine’s story, but not only hers. As a result of small businesses, thousands of Kenyans are on their way to connecting to new markets.