Leprosy is a disease of poverty

Leprosy is a disease of poverty

  Sukmaya Sunar was diagnosed with leprosy a little less than two years ago. For months before this she had been experiencing painful swelling and raised nodules on her skin. Sukmaya’s family – her husband Padam and their two sons – are not wealthy. Their...
Welcome Dr Arun Budha

Welcome Dr Arun Budha

INF Australia welcomes Dr Arun Budha as the new Hospital Director at Green Pastures Hospital [GPH]. With his wife, Smriti, their two daughters and infant son, Arun has moved to Pokhara to take up the role. He shared with us some of his story and his hopes for the...
A Vehicle for Vaccinations

A Vehicle for Vaccinations

  Sumitra*, 34, was excited to finally be eligible for her COVID-19 vaccination. Nepal’s Government recently rolled out the COVID-19 vaccination plan for people with disability. Sumitra, who has arthritis and is a wheelchair user, was happy to be eligible....
Caring Calls in COVID-19

Caring Calls in COVID-19

Durga was not one of the many Nepalis who were hospitalised with COVID symptoms, but, like many others, the cascading effects of COVID placed her in a very vulnerable situation. Durga has been using a wheelchair for almost 20 years. She suffered the amputation of both...
From vision to reality

From vision to reality

Jesus said that the people of God are is His body, commissioned to demonstrate the love of God, especially to those in need. This is something Nepali pastor Grishma Parajuli, pastor of the Nayagaun Church in Pokhara knows very well. The Nayagaun church is a vibrant...

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