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So far Karuna Foundation has created 30 blog entries.

Karuna Foundation received the EVPA CoLab Award

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Karuna Foundation received the EVPA CoLab Award on November 2021. This award acknowledges system change leaders in the EVPA community and gives broad visibility to remarkable collaboration and system change practices. “During and prior to the pandemic many investors for impact have applied innovative approaches and partnership strategies that have the potential to transform the way in which deeply rooted problems are tackled.

Karuna foundation has been awarded

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Karuna foundation has been awarded with the Data Transparency Label 2021 by EVPA For the first time in its history of data collection, EVPA has launched the Data Transparency Label 2021 to publicly recognise and award the respondents of the 2020 investing for impact survey.

COVID-19 in Nepal

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A call from the director of KFN; Deepak Raj Sapkota COVID 19 hits hard in Nepal. The number of Infected people is increasing rapidly every day, and the need to have oxygen and ICU beds is rising too! The death toll is increasing dramatically.

Disability assessment camps

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Disability assessment camps started in all 27 municipalities of batch 1. This video shows the camp in the town of Itahari and is a documentation nade by the local television

8000 persons with a disability screened

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In December 2020,  the first screening camps were organised COVID-prove, in small groups and in the open air,  in the new municipalities of batch 1.  This time the local government took responsibility for the organisation.

Training of 380 health workers on Medic Mobile

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In the period December- January 2021 a total of 380 health workers are being trained by the staff of Medic Mobile in the use of mobile phones for data collection and sending messages on Ante and Post Natal Check Ups. 

Recognition for effective giving.

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Karuna  has been qualified as top organisation by Kinder, the newly founded platform for effective giving. We are selected as Kinders accessible health care appeal.

The impact study of the DPRP

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The impact study of the DPRP has started with the base line survey. Interviews are implemented by researchers from our partner organisation Solutions in Nepal in close cooperation with dr Pierre Pratley from the Royal Tropical Institute Amsterdam. First results are expected in March 2021.

Safe delivery amidst the COVID-19 turmoil in Nepal

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“To keep my baby safe from COVID- 19 exposure, I skipped my check-up and decided on Home Delivery, as I feared a hospital visit, but I was wrong.  I am thankful to our CBRF for guiding me about the possibility of safe delivery.” (Ganga Magrati).

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