Elderly Persons – Carers and Cared For

Elderly Persons – Carers and Cared For

International Day of Older Persons gives us the chance to highlight the contributions elderly persons make to society as well as raise awareness of the challenges of ageing in today’s world. The United Nations highlights that between 2015 and 2030 the number of people...
#Humans Care | Tarka Bahadur Khadka

#Humans Care | Tarka Bahadur Khadka

Tarka is 72-year-old and lives in the remote district of Baglung in western Nepal with his wife and daughter-in-law. He is the carer of his 35-year-old daughter-in-law, Sabitra, who has epilepsy. Tarka’s son, who is Sabitra’s husband, lives and works in Saudi Arabia...
New Carers Association Formed in Koraput

New Carers Association Formed in Koraput

At the end of last month, a new district-level Carers Association was formed in Koraput as a result of the hard work from carers and our partners in Odisha: EKTA, SPREAD and WORD. This new development is part of our ongoing RF(I)T-funded project “A Voice for Carers:...
#HumansCare | Racheal Ray

#HumansCare | Racheal Ray

Racheal Ray is the Executive Secretary of our NGO partner Women’s Organisation for Rural Development (WORD) who are based in the Koraput District of Odisha, India. She started working for carers in 2017 and has taken time to share with us what her role involves:...
Carers Day Celebrations in Odisha

Carers Day Celebrations in Odisha

Three Carers Days were celebrated in the state of Odisha this month. Carers Days are a great way to increase awareness about carers and to recognise the amazing work that they do. Here is a recap of what happened on each of those days: The first celebration was held...