Minimize indoor smoke pollution for women health

by Multi-Dimensional Resource Center, Nepal (MRC Nepal)
Minimize indoor smoke pollution for women health
Minimize indoor smoke pollution for women health
Minimize indoor smoke pollution for women health
Minimize indoor smoke pollution for women health
Minimize indoor smoke pollution for women health
Minimize indoor smoke pollution for women health
using portable cookstove for cooking foods
using portable cookstove for cooking foods

 

The poor rural women in nepal because of poverty and the effect of COVID-19 pandemic have been severely affected by daily livelihood and their basic health and sanitation.They still not capable of buying LP gas to cook their meals.So that they cook their foods on extracting fuel woods which generates harmful smoke in the kitchen and induce for pulmonary disease due to some time produces toxic gases.

In such circumstances MRC Nepal supply and support portable cookstove which minimizes indoor smoke pollution and minimizing the number of using fuel wood. Hence,the support improve the health of the women and children and minimize the need of fuel wood also. These beneficiaries also supported by providing quality vegetable seeds with improved technologies that hely generating attractive income from the sale of vegetable products.

In this regards the support addresses improving livelihood and health both,so that the beneficiaries thank to GLOBAL GIVING and MRC Nepal both for these support.

cooking food with portable cookstove
cooking food with portable cookstove
Growing vegetables for income and consumption
Growing vegetables for income and consumption
capacity building training for vegetable productio
capacity building training for vegetable productio
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Beneficiaries Growing Vegetables
Beneficiaries Growing Vegetables

 

The poor people in the rural hills of Nepal during this rainy season June -September have been facing with many risks,threat and difficulties for day to day livelihood causing from landslides and heavy flooding.They have very miserable life during these period.

With these difficult situation MRC Nepal organize thes affected people in group and conducted many disaster risk reduction measures through awreness raising training.Also the organization distributed portable cookstove for cooking their foods and meal as the kitchen and woods are wet during this period.

 

The implementing organization in the region the MRC Nepal conducted many capacity building training on Agriculture and technical backstopping support to the affected poor producers so that these people generate income from the improved agricultural system.The organzation MRC Nepal raise houshold income from the improved agricultural technologies  through supporting improved seeds,nutrients,training and technical backstopping support continuously.So that affected beneficiaries are capable of improving their day to day livelihood,education of the children,health and social ceremonies from the increased incomeThe affected beneficiaries thank to GLOBAL GIVING and MRC Nepal.

Now,beneficiaries are pleased to continue and sustain the income generating activities in a long run.

Growing vegetables for income and consumption
Growing vegetables for income and consumption
Income from Vegetable growing in Home garden
Income from Vegetable growing in Home garden
vegetable growing
vegetable growing
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Beneficiaries Growing Vegetables
Beneficiaries Growing Vegetables

 

The Poor women and Girls in rural remote areas of Nepal affected by heavy indoor smoke pollution in the kitchen have now been engaging with several income generating opportunities and slowly by slowly come back with building back better. Mainly the income generating activities are eco friendly fresh vegetable production activities where the victim families introduced the crop varieties of high yielding market potential varieties with very attractive market price incresing income.

These affected families were trained with required level of skill enhancement training with technical backstopping support by MRC Nepal. MRC Nepal is highly pleased with these beneficiaries because of having sustainable vegetable production activities that generated very good income.So that these families now raise their standard of living in terms of better education,health,fooding,clothing and social ceremonies because of incraesd income from vegetables.At the end they express their sincere thanks to GLOBAL GIVING Team and MRC Nepal by virtue of which they enrolled and connected in the program. Other beneficiaries in the surroundings are also benefiting from the program.There is grater scope of scalability,replicability and sustainability.

 

Growing vegetables for income and consumption
Growing vegetables for income and consumption
Income from Vegetable growing in Home garden
Income from Vegetable growing in Home garden
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Affected paddy crops in the field
Affected paddy crops in the field

The poor marginal women during this quarter from November 2021 to January 2022 have been suffered and affected by heavy rainfall (in Nepal rainy season starts from June-August) which caused heavy losses of Paddy crops which were ready for harvesting and threshing.Paddy crops in million of the ha were damaged and deteriorate the food quality and seed quality.Our flood affected victim families were the major sufferer and directly impacted on livelihood and hand to mouth problems.These victim families are in great shock and stress for maintaining their livelihood.Million of tons of paddy seed used for food consumption were damaged and income almost nill.

In such situation, MRC Nepal organize those victm families in groups and performed socio psycho counselling for the relief of pain and stress.Also MRC nepal lobbyed the group in Local and central government authority for granting any type of subsidy for food and seed materials.Not only these but also MRC Nepal organize these victim families for the implementation of Short run income generation activities such as High value fresh vegetable production program from where they generate the attractive income from the selling of fresh vegetables.MRC Nepal supported them seeds inputs for production,technical backstopping support and Skill enhancement capacity building training.Now the beneficiaries are so pleased for maintaining their daily livelihood and thanked to  GlobalGiving and MRC Nepal. These marginal women also organized for the safe cooking from the portable cookstove as their fuel wood during this rainy season were wet and unable for cooking.

Harvested Paddy crops affected by rainfalls
Harvested Paddy crops affected by rainfalls
Beneficiaries oriented for safe cooking
Beneficiaries oriented for safe cooking
Growing vegetables for income
Growing vegetables for income
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Capacity building training on Vegetable and Fruits
Capacity building training on Vegetable and Fruits

The rural house household in hills and mountains of Nepal are still in miserable situation for cooking their meals because of poverty and unable to buy LP gasses which is costlier and difficult to transport even a day walk by foot carrying on their backbone. So that these families urgently need portable cook stove for their cooking meals instead of firewood cooking for improving health and hygiene.These families are also more suffered by income generation opportunities to maintain their day to day livelihood.Along with these the victims families are also suffered by COVID-19 pandemic.In this regards,the victim families have been suffering from acute hand to mouth problems for maintaining daily livelihood for their dependent families.

In this regards, Our organization MRC Nepal have been playing great role for overcoming these stress and painful situation through awareness raising on social preparion,advocacy,counselling and promotion of quick income generation activities such as Home gardening promotion for vegetable production technologies.Within 2-3 month period,fresh vegetable production technologies have been provided with technical backstopping and skill enhancement training(focuss on ecofriendly production).So that victim families are benefitted from vegetable need in kitchen as well as attractive income from the sale of vegetables.Great support from MRC Nepal in these very difficult situation expressed by victim families in the program areas. The project also provided Fruits saplings for environment protection and income,seeds support for vegetable farming, Cookstove support,capacity enhancement training for vegetable production,improved cooking and technical backstopping support for vegetable production and Marketing.

Now,the beneficiaries are so happy with these counselling support and seed/materials support from MRC Nepal.Thanks to entire GLOBAL GIVING Team for resources generation,said by victim families in the affected areas. 

Biopesticides preparation against insect pest
Biopesticides preparation against insect pest
Distribution of Fruit saplings for plantation
Distribution of Fruit saplings for plantation
Carrying Fruit saplings on backbone to reach hills
Carrying Fruit saplings on backbone to reach hills
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Multi-Dimensional Resource Center, Nepal (MRC Nepal)

Location: Hetauda, Makwanpur - Nepal
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Project Leader:
Bharat Bahadur
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Hetauda, Makwanpur, Nepal
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