Madan introduced us to a new children’s home. We made new friends and promised to come back.
Women’s Day in Nepal is written as ‘Nari ko Diwas’, which is known as Nari Diwas in the Nepali language. The ‘of’ means ‘ko’, which is not necessary to pronounce when writing a phrase as a noun. Nari means ‘women’ and Diwas means ‘day’ in the Nepali language, while the counterpart ‘Nar’ means ‘male’. The theme of International Women’s Day 2021 is – “Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World”.
We have good news to announce: since 27.04.2020 we are on the “list of fines” for the next 2 years. During this time we should have received at least one allocation of money by then. However, there is also the possibility of an extension before expiry. A big thank you to the district court Tiergarten! Approximately 100 to 120 million euros are donated to charitable organizations.
Since 24th of March the Government of Nepal has locked down the country. All schools, colleges, market, industries, cinemas, etc. are closed including restrictions on mobility for the public and businesses. The government has decided to halt the operation of international and domestic flights till May 15 as a precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19.
It was planned for a long time and then it took place: with great pleasure we accepted the invitation to the Rotary Club Berlin-Nord meeting in February to present our organisation and the trip to get “there”. Presentation title was: “Transit: a journey and new future for children in Nepal.” Birgit: “It was a lotContinue reading “Rotary Club Berlin-Nord and bbuildsupnepal.”
Come with us and and have a sneak view on how the Voice of Children temporary home for street children looks like. Birgit takes us on a tour. We want to make sure you know where parts of our raised funds will end up.
We went to visit Voice of Children in Kathmandu to learn about their work, the programs they are running and their facilities. It is amazing to see how this organization is taking care of the children and all the other work that is done from preventing, to capacity building to education to provide families withContinue reading “Transit Home / Dropping & Socialization Center for boys”
We met Laxmi and the children for the first time in 2015, right after the earth quake. We travelled to meet them 5 times, supported Women and Children Service Center for a bit over 2 years and finally went back to meet up again. It was really good to meet them all incl. the newContinue reading “Happy Reunion”
Birgit arrived in Kathmandu this Saturday. Purpose for this trip is to meet old partners like Rainbow Volunteer Club, make new connections like for example with a school and we met with Kindernothilfe Nepal. And as our cooperation with BBUN ended we are also collecting office equipments items such as computers, camera etc. to handContinue reading “Kathmandu / Update”
2018 has been an interesting and active year for us and BBUN Nepal. Before anything: thanks for all of your support and your trust in us. And yes it was a year of new beginnings, new ways, new partnerships, new Buddys. It is fair to say, that we used the year to establish legal groundContinue reading “2018 review / what we did so far :)”