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FWEAN’s Annual General Meeting
FWEAN founder President Shanti Chadha, President Rita Bhandary and board members from Kathmandu and the 12 district chapters gathered in Chitwan for their 12th Annual General Assembly on January 11. The Federation of Women Entrepreneurs Associations of Nepal has been working on promoting entrepreneurship and empowering women as its core focus.
Annual Day of LHFN
Light House Foundation Nepal (LHFN) celebrated their sixth Annual Day on December 31 with an event at Academy Hall. Students supported by the NGO as well as popular artists gave performances – speeches, music and dance. Also present to mark the occasion was renowned Swedish singer/songwriter Carola Haggkvist who has been spreading awareness and raising funds in Sweden and Norway to support girls from the Badi community for the last five years. LHFN is currently working for the development of socially and economically marginalised children and women of the Badi community.
NIDARR declared Ncell App Camp winner
Nidarr mobile app, initiated by Ujyalo Foundation, won the Ncell App Camp which is considered the top prize for young App developers in Nepal. The app aims to help people in crisis to get help or report sensitive cases of rape, gender and domestic violence, and is expected to have a huge impact. Nidarr App on your mobile can enable you to send text or call your family or friends at the click of a button or to report incidents of violence to the many organisations listed working in this department, privately and securely. The app is available for download on the Google Play Store and the website www.nidarr.com.
Bihani Social Venture’s Christmas Event
Bihani Social Venture hosted a fun event to mark the celebration of Christmas with happiness among youngsters and elders on December 19 at the Tamarind Restaurant. Besides great food, music and dancing, they also organised other fun activities like antakshari (singing contest) which made the event fun. The event was organised to support Matatirtha Old Age Home.
Welcome 2016 @ Soaltee Crowne Plaza Kathmandu
Soaltee Crowne Plaza Kathmandu ushered in the New Year with a musical extravaganza. The hotel organised ‘Welcome 2016’ on December 31 and it was an amalgamation of various international as well as local music and dance performances. Renowned Nepali band Circle took stage also accompanied by Indian Idol season four contestant Kapil Thapa. A DJ, great food and unlimited flow of drinks were highlights of the evening.
Matri Shakti Nepal holds peace ritual
Matri Shakti Nepal held a prayer ceremony and ritual for peace to be restored in the country and for the wellbeing of all citizens.