INF Australia Blog

The Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves in Rolpa

The Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves in Rolpa

Lok Bahadur Gharti  Magar, 55, lives with his family [a wife, two daughters and two sons] in Danga Village, Rolpa district. Their village is situated at an altitude of 2500 meters, and is freezing for much of the year. It is one of the most remote and difficult to...

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Supporting fire-affected households in Jumla

Supporting fire-affected households in Jumla

Last week on Tuesday afternoon, thirty houses were burnt to ashes after a fire broke out in Gothi village in remote Jumla. Gothi village lies around 42 kilometres from the Jumla District headquarters. Thirty of the community’s fifty-five houses were destroyed in...

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Helping Dreams Become Reality

Helping Dreams Become Reality

Parshuram, 13, lives alone with his mother in a tiny thatched house in Janaki Rural Municipality, Banke District. Parshuram’s father passed away before he was born, leaving them a small piece of land. Parshuram’s mother works for other families, performing household...

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Taking the Lead on COVID-19 Awareness

Taking the Lead on COVID-19 Awareness

The Thaki Self Help Group [SHG] was formed over a year and a half ago in the Sunchhahari Rural Municipality of Rolpa. The group involved itself in many areas within the community, specifically in relation to social work, and savings and credit activities. Meetings...

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Life changing surgery for Imran

Life changing surgery for Imran

Twenty-nine-year-old Imran* is from Banke district in the hot southern plains, an area with one of the country’s highest leprosy incidences. Eight years ago, he noticed blisters and anaesthetic patches on his right elbow and swelling in his ankles, feet and...

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Making Room for Jesus

Making Room for Jesus

The Christmas carols say there was no room "at the inn" but that's probably a bad translation. It was just a simple village house, not a hotel or guesthouse, with a small space or room for guests on the upper level. The family who lived there would never have turned...

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Annakala’s Story

Annakala’s Story

Annakala, 70, is from Bajura, one of the most remote districts in far-Western Nepal. Two years ago, Annakala noticed burns on her left leg, and like most people in her community, decided to visit a dhami-jhakri [traditional healer] for her treatment. Following the...

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Work with INF Australia

Work with INF Australia

INF Australia is looking for a Relationships & Communications Manager. We are  looking for a talented networker and communicator to: Develop and implement outreach strategies to engage individuals, churches, and community groups with INF Australia's...

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“What I have, I don’t want to lose”

“What I have, I don’t want to lose”

  “After spending all my money visiting several pharmacies and hospitals, finally I am in the right place,” says Moti Ram [63, M] as he was preparing for the self-care session in Shining Hospital INF Surkhet [SH-IS]. Moti Ram is from Dailekh district,...

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Standing Tall for a Bright Future

Standing Tall for a Bright Future

Mohan, 12, is from Chaurjahari in mid-western Nepal. Like most children his age, Mohan was involved in academic and sporting activities that would help shape his future. In 2019, Mohan was on his way home from school, when he was involved in an accident with a heavy...

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Breaking The Thatched Ceiling

Breaking The Thatched Ceiling

Jhampu is an elected member of the Kanakasundari Rural Municipality in Jumla, and represents one of the fourteen thousand women who have a seat in the local government. Since the introduction of Nepal's Federal Constitution, the participation of women in government...

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