Jyoti Nepal from Dhuskun – 3, Sindhupalchowk is a poultry farmer who has been in this business since 2070 B.S. She has been happily raising chickens and tells that this business has benefited her regarding income and lifestyle. Jyoti Nepal has been actively involved in poultry farming until a massive earthquake hit Nepal on April 25th 2015. Due to that earthquake she suffered a huge loss. From total number of 500 chickens, who were ready to sell in the market she was able to rescue only 125 of them.
But ambitious Jyoti Nepal didn’t panic and the earthquake could not stop her. After few months with the help of ISARD, she again continued her poultry farming by buying another 500 baby chicks. She collected some money by selling those remaining chickens and also ISARD supported her by giving NPR 60,000 (around $600). Not only she bought chickens Jyoti Nepal also reconstructed shelter for them and now the chickens have grown up and almost ready to go to the market.
Ramkaji Thami had around 40 – 50 goats; which he started taking microcredit. But due to earthquake stall barn destroyed completely and 10 goats died. In which he had insurenced 4 goats. He is having problem for the remaining goats. Shelter for livestock should be made but he has no financial support.
Dhuskun-3, some 80 households in DHUSKUN 3, Dabi are forced to travel 1hours to reach the next nearest mil. In order to grind grains such as maize, Millet, wheat. The recent earthquake damaged the water mil in this village. To extent that it’s inoperative and so a decision has been made to restore the damage mill.and have it up and running as soon as possible.
In the aftermath of the recent earthquake, ISARD sat for a meeting with Salleni Women’s Group at Chokati to distribute micro credit. The group of 18 members consists 7 women and 11 men. So far the group has a saving of Rs. 30,630, all of which has been as investment. The interest rate in the group is at 24%.
ISARDProvision of financial grant for saving group
Chokati.-6, Latu before 3 dayes people running up to repair Drying kilns. Which is destroyed first earthquake. They are working hopefully even earthquake here They complete 50 percent work. With used stone, iron, soil n such as raw materials. ISARD will also provided raw materials which is they needed. After 3/4 dayes this kilns will be fully manage . 40 Households are benificiries of this kilns.