The COVID-19 pandemic has affected lives and disrupted development work all around the world, including in Nepal. ETC had planned to finish up our current Dolakha project cycle in June 2020 and begin working in a new set of villages in Sunsari as of July 2020. Unfortunately, that has not been possible. While we cannot […]
This month’s theme is “How does your garden grow?” Fruit tree cultivation is a longer-term process, but the benefits can be tremendous! The first photo shows a lemon sapling, planted three or four years ago and by now beginning to bear fruit. The second photo shows Bhumika of ETC’s Siddharabak Women’s Group with […]
This month’s theme is “How does your garden grow?” Mushrooms are a good source of protein and vitamins B and D, and they can be grown year-round in cycles of 1-2 months. They do require special cultivation techniques, which is why ETC has supported the construction of several mushroom tunnels and provided specialized training and […]
For the month of June, our Tuesday Tidbits theme is “How Does Your Garden Grow?” Tomatoes are among the many crops that ETC’s women’s group members learn to cultivate, with our training and support. Tomatoes are an excellent source of important nutrients including vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin K, as well as the antioxidant […]
One thing we’ll all look forward to doing again once it’s safe to do so is celebrating holidays with friends and in public spaces! In the meantime, we wish you all a Happy New Year 2077 – best wishes for health and happiness in the coming year.