Schools in Nepal were closed for almost 7 months due to Corona. Online lessons were only offered by expensive private schools. The majority of Nepalese students came away empty-handed. For our children and young people, we carried hundreds of books through the mountains [...]
It is June in Dubichaur, a small village in Chitwan province, when Aarati suddenly develops a fever and the sore throat becomes more severe [...]
37-year-old Dhanamaya Chepang lives with her family in one of our project villages in Chitwan in southern Nepal. Dhanamaya has a large family, nine of them living tightly packed in a small wooden house on the edge of the forest, at the very end of Dhamili village [...]
On April 25, 2015, the earth shook in Nepal. There was a severe aftershock on May 12th. Back to Life was there as quickly as possible to provide help where it was worst. Nuwakot thus became the new project area and remains so to this day [...]
With the last of her strength, 18-year-old Sandhya Nepali reached our birthplace in Loharbada in Mugu. The 7th month pregnant woman suffered from profuse bleeding. Our midwives immediately recognized the seriousness of the situation [...].
April 2020: The strict curfew also applies in the Mugu mountains. In our remote project villages, people are trying everything in their power to protect themselves from contracting Corona [...].
In Nepal in February 2020, hardly anyone was talking about Corona, everyday life was going on as normal, but worldwide the number of cases was rising [...]
19 families, 112 people and a fire that destroys everything. In Kimri, a remote, Buddhist village in Mugu, we carried out our largest construction project after a fire disaster. A reconstruction that mobilized special forces.
The people of Gamgadhi are very concerned. The local government has put in place a curfew to protect society. The movement of people between villages is severely restricted and most residents stay at home [...]
Unfortunately, the developments of the corona pandemic do not stop at Nepal either. Back in January 2020, it was revealed that a Nepali student had contracted the infection in China before returning to Nepal [...]
As Corona infections increased in Nepal and the lockdown was extended again and again, the Back to Life team immediately knew that we needed to respond and bring more supplies to the mountains [...].
A few weeks ago, before the onset of winter in the Mugu mountains, we returned to the small village of Kimri. The project visit was originally planned for spring, but due to the corona crisis we had to postpone our plans to autumn 2020. Good timing, because now the promised solar lighting systems were produced and could be installed by our employees.