#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...