"Global Handwashing Day" has been celebrated in schools around the world since 2008 to make children aware of the immense importance of daily hygiene. Because bacteria are only effectively combated when hands are thoroughly washed with soap for at least 20 seconds [...].
Some girls are only 13, 11, even 8 years old when they are married. Child marriages are a sad tradition that we counter with enlightenment. Brave 11-year-old Sirjana used this knowledge to save her friend Rakshya [...].
A teacher in Nepal is respected in the village but earns little. In the remote areas in particular, teachers are often not well trained, not only professionally, but also pedagogically. They also do not have access to any current teaching materials [...]
Steep and dusty trails, protruding branches on the long winding paths through the mountains, muddy holes in the ground, snowfall, downpours and high mountain sun- there are many challenges for the school uniform of the children of our project areas [...].
Sun Bahadur Moktan, who lives in Thakaltar in the Chitwan region and teaches there as a teacher. He has an accurate view of what has happened in his village over the past 10 years and we are delighted that he has taken the time to summarise it for us [...].
Fabian Hambüchen broke all records in his sporting career - today the Olympic champion is one of the most successful athletes in our country. In the spring of 2016, he was a participant in the ZDF show "I can do that" and also won there [...]
We have set up preschools in 33 schools and fund an early childhood development teacher who paints with the children, plays games, reads to them, sings and dances with them, but also begins to teach easier material such as letters and numbers [...]
When we expanded our project radius in Mugu to the communities Seri, Kalai and Rara and their neighboring villages from 2011 onwards, we found that most adults - as in many parts of Mugu - were illiterate. There were 1202 people over the age of 15 living in and around the above villages [...]
The devastating earthquakes of 2015 claimed almost 9,000 deaths in Nepal. But there could have been hundreds of thousands more: The first quake was on a Saturday - the only school-free day of the week [...]
As part of the health care for the schoolchildren, Back to Life also has the boys and girls examined by an ophthalmologist. Using a type of outpatient mobile eye clinic, our team travels or walks with the doctor from school to school in remote areas [...]
Back to Life has been supporting the Janajyoti School in the Chitwan District, near the Chitwan National Park in southern Nepal, since 2010. The school is located in a village that is characterized by deep poverty. The Chepang people living there are among the poorest minorities in Nepal [...]