Harrowing story of a Nepali’s illegal journey to Europe

Even after crossing 11 countries and spending million rupees, struggle does not end Nineteen-year-old Manish from Chitwan was not interested in his studies, he had a bigger dream. He decided to drop out of school go abroad and to earn a fortune. He tried to go to Israel, but was denied a visa. Then it was […]

The ordinary life of Kathmandu’s South Asia champion ‘Karate Kid’

Rupa Maharjan was in the sixth grade when she first heard of ‘karate’. Gyani Maharjan, a neighbour three years older than her, had just won a big tournament in Kathmandu. Gyanai had become the talk of her entire neighbourhood, and she was the ‘coolest’ kid in the neighbourhood. Rupa wanted to become just like her. […]