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In Nepal

Based on our successful program in Tibet, we have formed an INGO in Nepal, to work on our Pregnancy and Village Outreach Training (PAVOT) program in the Baglung and Dolpa Districts in Western Nepal. Soon the 250,000 people living in rural communities scattered along the foothills of the Himalayas will have the resources and training to help women survive childbirth and give their babies a chance to live.

The birthing center in Saldang

Tashi role-playing a delivery at the Shey Gompa Festival, Dolpa

Opening ceremony, Dho Tharap birthing center

All working together to save the lives of mothers and newborns in Dolpa

Shari Davis & Ellen Currin are InTheField Travelers with GlobalGiving who are visiting our partners’ projects throughout Nepal. Click to see their “Postcard” from their most recent visit in Nepal!

Newly established Birthing Center by One Heart and supportive hands in Dho Tarap VDC Dolpa, Nepal. Really at the Roof of the World.

Gateway to Dunai, Dolpa, Nepal

Witness - Birth in Nepal: Pregnant Nepalese filmmaker, Subina Shrestha, sets out to highlight why so many women are still dying in childbirth across Nepal.

The One Heart World-Wide funded Basic Emergency Obstetric Care (BEOC) Center in Dunai, Dolpa. The midwives are very excited to have light in the delivery room, since Martin Walker-Watson installed the simple solar lights in late May. Now they can truly monitor the well-being of the mothers and newborns during and after delivery. Well done ATT for providing the funds for the solar lights!

AnJi Sherpa of OHW Nepal, showing some of the beautiful premature baby blankets for use in the humidicribs in Paropakar Maternity Hospital NICU in Kathmandu, Nepaldonated by Coorparoo Quilters.