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1. Delivery from Mountain People Centre. Beni Rani Ghale in own design/produced Virus Suit. Over 6 weeks she led MP/Steps volunteers in buying and distributing food to approx 700 families 2. East Kathmandu. Mainly squatters from the Makalu district, East Nepal, who moved to Kathmandu to provide schooling for their … Read More

Christmas Greetings 2018

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Christmas greetings to all –   Thorstein and Temba have just completed our second big BUY A BENCH delivery – 30 complete sets – to the mountain village of Tipling.The remaining 20 school bench sets are to be delivered by Sandesh in the coming weeks.  After an ‘exciting’ 3 day … Read More

Buy a bench!

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Read about our buy a bench campaign in our latest newsletter! Click here

Steps 4th ‘Women’s Empowerment Work Shop’

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Steps Foundation held their 4th ‘Women’s Empowerment Work Shop’ at Mountain People Centre, Nepal. Special guest, Indira Rana Magar (nationally renowned for prison social work) backed Beni Rani Ghale’s ongoing campaign to ban/restrict raw alcohol sales in the villages. “Alcohol is behind the increasing number of rapes and gender violence … Read More

Freedom Kit Bag – No ordinary Christmas gift!

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Some girls and women, when having menstruation are forced to live in a special hut outside the village, in a cellar or with the animals. They are regarded as “unclean”. This affects their position in society and their feeling of self-worth. Girls miss schooling and women are unable to work, … Read More

Tipling Treks

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The little-known, but important link between the two major trekking areas Langtang and Manaslu on the Great Himalayan Trail through Dhading District south of Ganesh Himal was severely disrupted by the earthquakes in April-May 2015. The east-west GHT route, as well as the south-north routes were damaged by landslides, with … Read More

Jenta Fra Nepal – Litteraturhuset 24.04.2017

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Du inviteres til en kveld for å hilse på gamle venner og til å møte nye. For å få en bildepresentasjon over Nepal og kanskje planlegge besøket ditt der, men fremfor alt å følge historien om Beni Rani Ghale: Tvunget til å gifte seg som tiåring, sertifisert helsearbeider som sekstenåring, … Read More

Run for equality

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Here is one of the many projects we have supported: A mini marathon to raise awareness for equality between men and women and to stop violence against women. With over 250 registered participants it was a great success!   Journey of “Run for Equality” Here’s a video summarizing the journey … Read More


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Tegneklubben: three girls with a mission!   Tegneklubben is an art club started by Marthe, Ida and Frida – three 11 year olds who go to Torvbråten School in Røyken, Norway. First mission They drew colour pictures, which they sold as ‘master pieces’ to neighbours. With the money raised they … Read More

Usha Titikshu

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MP supports efforts for improvement of gender equality and the rights of the disability challenged in society. We are pleased to sponsor Usha Titikshu, a freelance photojournalist, a firebrand in this field. This year Usha intends to cycle The West East Nepal Highway, a distance of over 1000 kilometers. Starting … Read More

MP Center opening

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Mountain People Centre was opened on the 21st October 2015. In the region of 100 people, from near and far, turned up. Two Pujas were held. One Hindu, requesting the spirits of the land to welcome the building and to bless those who pass through the doors. In addition a … Read More

Hari Nepalli – Exhibition

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One Year On…. The earthquake that shook Nepal     An art exhibitioin by Hari Nepali Hari walked the streets as the dust of the earthquake was still settling, he looked at the ruins at Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur…. and in the weeks that followed he painted: The … Read More

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