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Festival of Lights (Dipawali/Tihar)
Tihar is one of the major Hindu festivals that is celebrated for 5 days every year. It is the festival of lights that brings the worship of Laxmi, the Goddess of Wealth along with the worship of dog, crow and cow respectively. At the end of the day, the sisters get gifts from their brothers

Festival Message from NCF Nepal
Namaste and greetings from Namaste Community Foundation, Nepal. We believe that you, all your family members, relatives, and close friends are in a good health. On the auspicious occasion of “Festival of Lights” (also called Dipawali or Tihar); we would like to extend our warm greetings to you and your family. May this sparkling festival

Re-opening Women Empowerment Center, Ghachowk
After almost 2 year’s gaps (due to covid circumstances); we are working towards re-opening our Women Empowerment Centre, Ghachowk. Currently, the application has been called, made various field visits & meetings with government representatives has been going on. Some of the colouring and minor repair works has been undergoing to make better environment for the

Various festival celebrated at our home
In last two months; we have been able to celebrate few festivals at our children home. This includes: 1) Rakshya Bandhan: This literally means “SAFETY” and “BOND”. Raksha Bandhan celebrates the unique bond between a brother and his sister. The festival is marked by the sister tying a rakhi on her brother’s wrist and exchanging

Huge congratulations to Mr Aryash Raj Paudel
We would like to Congratulate Mr. Aryash Raj Paudel (Son of Visma Raj Paudel-Founder/Chairperson) for his wonderful performance and being a NATIONAL CHAMPION of Bir Ganesh Man national Tennis Tournament 2021 under 8 years (Lawn Tennis). He has done an incredible job and he deserved this title.

Awards achievements by our founder
We all at NCF Nepal family would like to CONGRATULATE our Chairperson/Founder Mr. Visma Raj Paudel (Cluster Chief: 12) for being recognized by KRITY award of the month through Lions Club International 325 B1. KRITY award is provided in recognition of special contribution towards social cause, supporting the mission & vision of Lions Club and

13 Years of partnership in between NCF Nepal & WoC International – Aus/Fin
We recently (26th Oct) celebrated the wonderful 13 years of partnership with Wind of Change International to care needy children of Nepal through “Onni Children’s House”. It is a good occasion to look back on what we have done together. We can do this with satisfaction and happiness because we have always initiated and continuously

Huge Congratulations!!!
We all at NCF Nepal would like to CONGRATULATE our 5 children (Shova, Ganesh, Som, Kiran & Shambhu) for passing SEE, securing greatest GPA this year. We all Namaste family is bursting with happiness and pride of your hard work. We wish you all for the greatest success in coming days too.

Our undying gratitude !!!
We greatly appreciate Namaste Foundation, Netherlands; who has led and greatly succeed the major fund-raising and other supporters like: Sirius Foundation, Wind of Change International, Robert Goedegebuure, Nico Lunenburg Foundation, past volunteers, individual supporters, NCF board, ground level staff and well-wishers from Nepal and abroad. It’s you, who made these work possible. Here is the

Heartfelt condolence to our Ex-Chairman
We are deeply saddened about the passing of Govinda Sharma Bikharchi Paudel (Ex-chairman of NCF Nepal and Father of our Founder/Chairperson Mr Visma Raj Paudel) on 11th July 2021 at the age of 80 years. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Govinda Sharma’s soul is now at peace. May our prayers help to

Our Anniversary with humanity, love and care
This year we celebrated our foundation’s 19th Anniversary by sharing one day meal for 650+ low-income families. Most of them were daily wage workers living temporarily around Pokhara, are badly suffering for livelihood due to lockdown and no work circumstances. Some of them were physically differently able and some were the students, whose parents were

The monsoon season in Nepal
The monsoon season is the major rainy time of year in Nepal, which falls in between mid–June till September. This is also summer time with wet period as well. During the Monsoon, it rains almost every day with occasional thunderstorms. Practically, Monsoon in Nepal is a great season as it brings heavy and long rainfalls,

The current Covid circumstances
The ongoing Covid-19 and its changing variants have been creating difficult situation in Nepal. Yet, Nepal government has decided some relaxations modality. School have been opened online module and the businesses are allowed to operate till 8 PM. However, restrictions on activities that can lead to overcrowding such as conferences, cinema halls, party palaces, swimming

Serving 1 day MEAL
Our special day; 19th Anniversary. Journey of Humanity with Love & Compassion. 3 days celebrate with needy people “ONE DAY MEAL” support program. Hundreds of children, women & people’s life have been changed positively under Namaste Community Foundation-Nepal in last 19 Years. No word can express our gratitude towards all those who have been part

NCF Nepal in News Media
We would like to thank Nepali news media especially to Arthikawaj, Safalawaj, Parchaya, Everest FM, Adarsha Television and other news media for covering our Covid support related activities in their daily news portal. This act of kindness has impacted positively on organizational goodwill at the same time, increased number of enquiries of additional support service

The dedicated Covid Care Hospital – Ready
After working tirelessly for couple of weeks, the hard work has started to show a sunrise towards covid care patients. The 100 beds capacity Dedicated Covid Care Hospital in Pokhara is ready to serve Covid patients partially and give a GIFT of LIFE again. There are still some additional works in progress like: installation of additional beds

Nutritious food to Covid Patients
We extended our support in providing nutritious food to the covid patients and their relatives in a local community Infectious and Communicable Disease Hospital in Lekhnath, Pokhara for 4 days. This includes all day meal (breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacks and dinner). Altogether 60 patients and their relatives were benefitted from this activity.

Our support to save Covid patient’s life
NCF Nepal managed to handover 2 oxygen concentrator (10 Ltr. capacity) machine to the Covid Hospital Lekhnath, Pokhara, in presence of Honorable Chief Minister, Mayor and Hospital Directors of Pokhara. This machine has already been installed and started to serve the covid patients. Each machine can serve 2 patients at a time. Pokhara Tourism Council

Tiny hands in Social Cause
Miss Arshiya Paudel; daughter of Visma Raj Paudel, who had contributed towards social cause on the auspicious occasion of her 12th birthday. While celebrating her birthday on 29th May 2021, she decided to donate all money she received from her family and relatives towards the covid care support fundraising under NCF Nepal. We would like

Helping those in need on birthday
Our Founder/Chairperson Mr. Visma Raj Paudel celebrated his birthday (27th May 2021); to make some DIFFERENCE in the lives of people, who have been risking their lives to save others in this covid circumstances. This includes: BiPAP masks, surgical mask, soaps, oximeters, sanitizers, PPE sets, gloves, vehicle disinfection kits and groceries & pocket money to covid patients.