Through sheer ingenuity and determination, Caritas teams navigated their way around steep, windy roads on the country’s iconic mountainside to help Nepalese communities most in need.
Three months since Nepal was hit by a devastating earthquake, Caritas Nepal is reaching some of the country’s remotest communities with life-saving aid before the monsoon rains intensify.
With the help from Catholic communities aroud teh world, Caritas is extending its outreach to those affected by April’s catastrophic earthquake to some of the most difficult to reach areas of Nepal.
For the past few weeks a team of Caritas Nepal and partner has hiked mountainous terrain, witnessed landslides and lived in tents, in order to reach the most remote communities in Gorkha, the epicentre of the 25 April earthquake in Nepal.
Ganga Pathak and Rewati Thapa are health workers supporting the Caritas Nepal earthquake relief efforts. They continue their service to humanity in the face of personal loss.
Caritas has reached 100,000 people (21,000 households) with aid in the last four weeks since a major earthquake hit Nepal.
Caritas reaches remote villages in Nepal were a third of the population have families living abroad as migrant workers.