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A Story of Earthquake Survivor

Submited on: 2015/08/07

Sunil (name changed), 13 does not remember his father's face as he was toddler when his father passed away. His father used to work as a deep-well cleaner and lost his life while doing the hazardous job. His parents had an inter-cast marriage which was not easily accepted by their family and society since his mother was from the so called 'lower caste' community. After his father's death they had to go through very hard times sin.....

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From street life to school teacher

Submited on: 2015/01/13

Prakash (name changed), 21, from Hadikhola VDC in Makawanpur district is happily living as a school teacher these days. Besides his teaching career, he is continuing his study in Bachelor level. 

 

His parents had small hotel business in Manhari Bazaar and were happily living with five members. Among two sons and a daughter, Prakash was a younger one. One day, his father left.....

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"I'm happily living with my family"

Submited on: 2014/06/26

I am Kiran Shrestha, 17,  from Dhading district. I had six members in my family including father, mother, two elder brothers and step mother. When I was 5, my mother died due to blood cancer. Then after, I couldn't get appropriate care & good behavior from step mother. My brothers went to Saudi Arabia and Kathmandu for employment. I also brought to Kathmandu and lived in school's hostel to study in class two. But a year .....

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"I have clear vision of my future"

Submited on: 2014/06/02

Suraj was 9 when he first stepped into the Welcome Centre of VOC. As he recall about his parents he has a vivid view. "I can only picture them fighting. Later I knew my father is an alcoholic that led my mother to leave the home. So my grandmother took the responsibility of me. As my grandmother was busy with the daily household work I started playing with children on the streets at Kathmandu. One day I moved out and never went back home. At the .....

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"At the age of three, I was in the street"

Submited on: 2014/06/02

My family had a good income and was happily living with my two brothers. But at the time changes my mother became an alcoholic. Her behavior led to disputes in the family and one day she left home leaving us with our father. Our father had a responsibility to care of us but it's our unfortunate he also became alcoholic. Then I started to living on the street at the age of three and spent two years on the street. When I came to Bisaune, I was 5.....

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