Formed in 2002, New Futures Nepal (NFN) is a UK-based charity run entirely by a passionate volunteer Board of Trustees. NFN empowers disadvantaged children and adults of Nepal by raising funds for initiatives that promote health, education and independence and supports social integration for children with disabilities to live in the community and within safe and loving homes. They adopt a ‘hands on, personal approach’, keep administration costs low, and work with local charities and organisations worldwide to facilitate the charity’s goals and aims.
NFN’s core charitable activities focus on working with two children’s homes (1 in Kathmandu, Nepal, and 1 in Kalimpong, India) to provide shelter and education for 46 disabled and disadvantaged children and are dedicated to supporting the aspirations of each individual as they reach adulthood. The charity also provides long-term support for Cerebral Palsy Nepal’s Bhaktaphur Mother’s Group.
In addition, New Futures Nepal provides a lifeline scheme which enables the provision of financial aid to projects that support individuals, organisations, and communities in Nepal who are experiencing hardship and require immediate help. For instance, the charity provided temporary shelter to rural communities following the 2015 earthquake, and funded pandemic aid for Everest porter families during to 2020/21 COVID-19 pandemic.
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