A girl raised at our house is serving to the World
Happy International Nursing day! As a certified nurse, Tilu Rocca had served few years to our nation and now is serving to another part of the world. She was one of our daughters who truly played a role of Big sister and guided other members towards good behaviour and better hygiene from the early days.

Extended food relief program
We have extended our food relief support to the ex-trainees of our Women’s Empowerment Project in collaboration with Namaste Foundation – Netherlands. The first 52 women in the most critical situations have now received bags of rice, lentils, vegetables, oils and other basic necessities. They have also received information about hygiene and precautions on how

Lockdown Diaries of our children
If you haven’t been following our Facebook posts, you might have missed our regular project activities. We have made a short video and hope it provides you with information about what our children’s home is doing to cope with the lock-down situation. We hope it will be of interest to you. Please click the link:

Uniting homes during crisis
The Network of Children Homes (2007) was initiated by Visma Raj Paudel to unite, share good practices, and support each other during difficult times within the children’s homes in the Gandaki Province. Of the 40 children’s homes in this region, the smaller ones are facing the most challenges during this lock-down. Recently, Mr. Paudel formed

Children activities @ Lockdown
We have been trying our best to follow all safety measures and preventative techniques issued by the Nepal government, the World Health Organization, and other public health experts. We have been trying to keep our children busy by organizing indoor games and various lessons, such as: computer, arts & crafts, cooking, yoga and child-appropriate movies

Food Relief Package
The lockdown situation has been creating many difficulties for low-income families; especially for single women and their children. The Nepal government has been trying to support them and are requesting other social organizations to participate as much as possible to show humanitarian efforts during this emergency period. NCF Nepal, in collaboration with local government representatives

Supporting Health Workers
Nepal’s health workers have always been faced with the shortages of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including masks. These frontline fighters have been risking their lives to protect others in need. The Chief Minister of Gandaki Province has requested financial support to buy PPE and other safety equipment from the charities and other institutions to help

Postponed – Ride for change
We will be rescheduling the fund-raising campaign, “Ride for Change,” that we had previously planned for May 2020. Due to these unfortunate circumstances, we have decided to postpone this motorbike ride until further notice. We believe that your health is most important. As soon as things return to ‘normal,’ we will notify you again so

Stay Home, Stay Safe
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread over 167 countries or territories around the world, affecting over 200,000 cases. This virus outbreak has become a global pandemic, passing the disease effortlessly from person to person in many parts of the world. NCF-Nepal would like to thank the heroes for sacrificing above and beyond the call of duty

Ride for Change
I am Visma Raj Paudel, founder and director of Namaste Community Foundation (NCF) Nepal, and I am delighted to inform you that our “Ride for Change” fundraising campaign is going to start on 8th May 2020. I want to invite you to experience an unforgettable journey through Nepal. We will be exploring the beauty of

We are delighted to share that three of our children, Dal Bahadur Kunwar, Nandakali Pokharel, and Deu Maya Thapa, successfully passed their class 11 board examination. We are pleased and proud of their achievement, and we hope that they will continue with more success in the coming days.

Chance to Challenge, Explore and Educate
This cycling tour will not only support students’ education sponsored by Namaste Community Foundation Nepal ( but also allow you to explore Nepal’s beauty at the same time. This 6-day journey will start from Pokhara and travel through Syangja-Palpa-Lumbini-Chitwan-Bandipur and return to Pokhara, averaging around 70 km per day. Because of the intensity of the

Give child a hope
As Christmas and the New Year are approaching, we hope that you are looking forward to your preparations to celebrate the upcoming events with joy and happiness. It has been an incredible sixteen years for all at NCF-Nepal, making a real difference in the lives of the underprivileged children and women of Nepal. We want

17th Annual General Meeting
NCF-Nepal successfully conducted its 17th annual general meeting and assembly on 4th October 2019 in our Lakeside office. We want to thank each person, including board members, advisers, government bodies, staff members, children, and supporters, for their valuable time, effort, and concern to make this program a great success.

Only in Memory
We at NCF-Nepal would like to pay our sincere condolences over the untimely demise of Mr. Rabin Bishanke. On 29th July 2003, Rabin was brought to NCF-Nepal as a child, along with his brother Sabin. For almost eight years, Rabin lived in our Lakeside house and learned many things. The sudden news of his untimely

Festival Celebrations
Dashain, the most important holiday of the year, was celebrated in our house again this year. There was good food, dance, music, and moderate weather to make the festival a success. Every year, tika is put on the foreheads of the young ones by the elders who also give blessings. We celebrate this festival as

Peace poster contest
At our home on 9th November 2019, the Lions Club of Pokhara Talbarahi (325 B1) organized a poster contest with the theme of ‘Journey of Peace.’ Aman Gurung, Rohit Pokhrel, and Arjun Magar won the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes among the NCF participants. We at NCF-Nepal would like to thank the 17 participants

11 years of togetherness with WoC International
To celebrate our 11-year partnership with Wind of Change International, Australia/Finland, we organized a picnic program at Dipang Lake, Pokhara. All of our children and staff, along with Tuuli Vikstedt (Director – WoC Australia), and Visma Raj Paudel (NCF Chairperson), joined the ceremony. The celebration was full of fun, dance, delicious food, and adventure. Our

Celebrating partnership with NF – NL
Thanks to Namaste Foundation Netherlands (NF-NL) and Hilde Bleijswijk (Founder/Director) for their ongoing partnership with NCF-Nepal. On 14th October 2019, local government representatives, well-wishers from Nepal, and delegates from NF-NL visited the Women’s Empowerment Centre to celebrate our ten years of partnership and to meet the beneficiaries. Over these past ten years, this partnership has

Donation from Lee Walker
We would like to thank Mr. Lee Walker (UK) for his concern and efforts towards collecting Nrs. 65,000 to support our children’s well being. He has been supporting our social work from many years and has also visited few times. We also like to thank Mr. Kiran Serchan to help in handling over the cash