This update is from our Hands With Hands Microcredit coordinator, Shila Pandey, who has been visiting different locations in the Chitwan District. The people most affected by this recent earthquakes are frequently those who are already in need of support. Our microcredit program the past 11 years has been targeted towards the most needful women in rural areas in Chitwan district, the effect of this earthquake motivates us more passionately to support & evolve healthy solutions, particularly for women and children, this will be a long-term process of step by step supporting to rebuild homes & livelihoods, along with schools.
This note is Shila's words: " Yesterday I went to another VDC of Chitwan, The name of this VDC is Other, where was so many houses and school are destroy - I have some pictures houses and school. We organised health campaign also and we distributed some daily uses things for women who gave a birth 1 year before child. And the conditions was very critical, some of child are suffering from disease of nutrition, we distributed some sorbotam lito which is full of nutrition food for child. And we organised health team and some medicine also to help women and children. In that VDC which place name is Yauralitar. "