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Catalysing Change for Carers in Low and Middle Income Countries
Long-term care for people with chronic illnesses and disabilities presents an urgent challenge around the world. The burden placed on unpaid family carers is immense and has a direct impact on their physical health, mental and emotional wellbeing and economic security. Carers Worldwide highlights the vital role played by carers. We advocate for their inclusion in mainstream development programmes and the development of carer-specific services.
In the #HumansCare spotlight this week is Luni Shakya, the ‘Care for Carers’ Programme Manager at SGCP based in Nepal. Luni took the time to answer the following questions about her work with carers… Can you describe your role and the ways in which your work supports...read more
You may recall that in November last year we announced that the Department for International Development (DFID) had awarded us a grant as part of their Small Charities Challenge Fund which has enabled us to launch a pilot project in the Savar District of Dhaka,...read more