#HumansCare | Reena Devi

#HumansCare | Reena Devi

The next carer to be included in our #HumansCare feature is Reena Devi. Reena lives in Jharkhand, India and cares for her father-in-law who lives with a mental health condition. Life used to be difficult for Reena and her family. The family faced economic hardship as...
Our Team has Expanded

Our Team has Expanded

New recruits to the Carers Worldwide team have been taking place! Joining us are Simon Godziek, Fundraising and Programmes Associate and Sophie Batchelor, Fundraiser – Corporate, Events and Individual Giving. Here is a little bit more about who they are and what they...
#HumansCare | Parbati Disari

#HumansCare | Parbati Disari

Parbati Disari lives in the village of Mahedeiput, Odisha and has been the carer of her mother since she was a teenager. Parbati’s mother was diagnosed with a mental health condition 20 years ago. When Parbati’s mother first became ill, the family sought traditional...
#HumansCare | Luni Shakya

#HumansCare | Luni Shakya

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...
Update: Bangladesh Pilot Project

Update: Bangladesh Pilot Project

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,...
#HumansCare | Padam Shrestha

#HumansCare | Padam Shrestha

Padam Shrestha is the Executive Director of LEADS Nepal who are one of our project partners. Established in 2009, LEADS strives to build inclusive communities through a community development approach which enables people living with mental illness to realise their...
#HumansCare | Sushila Malla

#HumansCare | Sushila Malla

For our first Humans Care feature of 2019 we would like to introduce Sushila Malla who lives in Kathmandu with her husband and two daughters. Sushila cares for her eldest daughter, RIya Shrestha, who has Celebral Palsy and requires round the clock support. For more...
#HumansCare | Mary Wickenden

#HumansCare | Mary Wickenden

In this #HumansCare feature we would like to introduce Mary Wickenden, a disability researcher who specialises in inclusive and participatory research. Mary has worked on disability focused research projects, as well as intervention and training projects across East...
Commonwealth Foundation visits us in India

Commonwealth Foundation visits us in India

The Commonwealth Foundation, who funded our 2014-2017 project in the Indian states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Jharkhand, visited us this month to see the impact of our work on the ground. The representatives we welcomed were Programme Manager, Knowledge Learning...