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Video: Best Wishes in practice

Video, prevention

This new videoshows how Best Wishes, the prevention component of Inspire2Care, works in a village. Follow the pregnant Dhana, who lives in a remote village in the Nepalese 'tea-district' Ilam.

Video: Amir is artist and role model

Story

Do not underestimate the potential of people with disabilities. Amir is a role-model in Nepal, especially for youth with a disability. He paints, writes poems and songs and is a great singer. Check out his music video!

Inspire2Care top 10 scalable models

Conference, top 10

Zero Project Impact Transfer has selected Inspire2Care as one of the most scalable projects that work on a world without barriers for people with a disability. Karuna will present her upscaling strategy at the conference in Vienna.

Impact study in 6 pilot villages

Impact, pilot

The six pilot villages in Sunsari work independent from Karuna since 2016. An external research team from Kathmandu executed an extensive impact study these villages.

Approach

Leadership, self-reliance

With good leadership, people take responsibility themselves and mobilise local available funds with and for children with a disability, so that they can fully participate and avoidable disabilities can be prevented.

2016 in a nutshell

Annual report, 2016

Karuna has its 10th anniversary and in those years we have learned a lot. In the booklet 2016 in a nutshell you find personal stories and you can read about our approach and ambition.