Women Without Roofs (WWR) is the charity I set up and run in Nepal that helps vulnerable and abandoned women there by paying for rent and medical bills. We also run a small women's home and pay for children's education. Given that theological reflection occurs as we engage with the world, then this has certainly … Continue reading A theological reflection on WWR’s work in Nepal
The charity I run in Nepal is in need of some help. Have you ever wanted to set up your own business and make a difference? Four of the women we help have been learning to make felt items and are in need of a means to sell them. Is anyone reading this able to … Continue reading Christian Entrepreneur needed
A little while ago I was asked by the wonderful Kate McCord (Author of 'In the Land of Blue Burqas' plus others) to write about my experiences of cross-cultural friendship. I am so thankful for the friendships I have in Nepal; if it wasn't for them I wouldn't be able to run the charity Women … Continue reading Friendship across ages and cultures
One of the women that Women Without Roofs supports in Nepal, called Durga, makes beautiful shawls. She started this work because the women we support have formed a cooperative and make loans to each other. Her success has prompted three other women to seek to be trained by her and so this week she spent … Continue reading Passing on the shawl
Five children of women that Women Without Roofs -Nepal supports have just passed their School Leaving Certificate exams with flying colours! Jamuna's son - B+ Rabina's daughter Kabita - B+ Mina's daughter- A Hasta kumari's son- B Sarita Palpali's son - A Congratulations to them all!
Today is International Widows Day. The charity I run, Women Without Roofs, in Nepal would really appreciate your prayers for the many widows we support. Not all widows are old, some have lost their husbands due to illness and accidents while they were young. These women face a huge challenge as they struggle on their … Continue reading International Widows Day – pray for Nepal
For the last couple of months the charity I run, Women Without Roofs, has been asking people to sign a petition calling on the Government of Nepal to do a lot more to help its citizens with mental health problems. We have had a huge response from people on Facebook, nearly 2,000 people say they … Continue reading Like if you want, but please sign