Update on the situation in Nepal – 8th May 2015

I am sure that you have been following the news on the BBC and elsewhere about the earthquake and so you will know that the relief work is moving into the hills around Kathmandu. In these areas many villages have suffered terribly with extensive damage to property and in many cases the near total obliteration of the villages with little left to show that anyone lived there. This has left many people with no shelter and little food and water, and landslides have blocked roads so that the only acc...
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Serious Earthquake in Nepal

Many of you have been in contact asking how our colleagues in Kathmandu and Lalgadh have fared in the serious earthquake that struck on Saturday 25th April. We are very grateful for your concern and offers of support and prayers. We are also very relieved to be able to report that all our NLT staff, both in Kathmandu and Lalgadh have been wonderfully spared, and damage to NLT buildings has been minor in Kathmandu and in Lalgadh. Dr Hugh and Diana Cross, Dr Graeme and Meena Clugston and Eileen Lo...
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Update on the Kathmandu Office – April 2013

Many of you will be aware of the road widening activity taking place in Kathmandu, and its threat to our office building in Satdobato, south of the Ring Road near Lalitpur. It seems that the plans to widen our road are going forward, although the authorities have agreed to a narrower format than originally planned. This means that only the front 8 feet of our office needs to be chopped off! As you can see from the picture, the wall in front of the building has now been demolished, and a contrac...
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URGENT NEWS – NLT’s Kathmandu Headquarters under threat!!

Nepal Leprosy Trust in Kathmandu has been informed that it is the intention of the Nepali Government to shortly begin road widening works in the area of our office.This will involve the demolishing of our office building (pictured left) whch we built in the late 1980s to house our sheltered leather workshop and be the administrative centre for NLT's many projects. It seems that the municipal authorities are not concerned with the misery and problems they will cause to many businesses and organi...
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40 Years of NLT!

2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the work of Nepal Leprosy Trust in Nepal.  These 40 years have seen NLT’s work grow from a few leather goods and candles made by people affected by leprosy, to projects that have supported thousands of poor, disabled, and marginalized people. Many of these have received medical relief for their leprosy, sheltered employment, and wide ranging community development activity. The main project, Lalgadh Leprosy Services Centre, at the village of Lalgadh, is now one ...
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