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Local Liquor making drum is converted into Geetimal making drum to produce organic vegetable in Gairibari, Chitwan

15A 44 years Mrs. Nau Maya Gurung belong to the poor peasant Gurung ethnic group (disadvantaged and Janjati) in habitant of Gairibari, Shaktikhor-4, Chitwan have had no vegetable farming before. Since, May 2012 she has been involving in a vegetable model farm promoted by GIZ/STPP/MRC Nepal. Since then in the early month she planted in about 500m2 area of green vegetables Okra, cucumber, bottle gourd, tomato and bitter gourd. Within 3 months, she started harvesting the tender fruit to satisfy her kitchen requirement and continued harvesting up to November and able to earn worth NPRs.22, 000. She again scaled up the vegetable growing areas of about 3 kattha(1000m2) with tomato, chilly and cabbage.


No one left behind to look after

14Mr Jaya Bahadur Syintan, a 38 year old resident of a rural village in Makawanpur district in Nepal, introduced himself as a "landless poor having no family members, a flood affected victim". Seven months before the interview, Jaya was troubled by a heavy cough and fever and noticed an uncharacteristic distaste for food. The symptoms progressively worsened to the point that he lost nearly a third of his body weight within six months. His wife and three kids left when his illness left him unable to work and provide for the family.



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