A water solution in Nepal, a picture of hope emerges

A water solution in Nepal, a picture of hope emerges

After a devastating magnitude of 7.8 earthquake shook Nepal in 2015 killing more than 1,900 people, The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth set forth from their Kathmandu-based Navjyoti Center to help those around them. One initiative was a water project in a village where...
Water project collaboration in Nepal

Water project collaboration in Nepal

Drinking-Water Project in Surkhet Laying the foundation for the overhead tank took place in Bhelghari on Feb. 27, 2021, with a formal ceremony of offering lighted lamps, flowers, and red powder (Tika) on each of the six pillars by the dignitaries present. Ratna...
International Children’s Day Celebration in Surkhet

International Children’s Day Celebration in Surkhet

The Navjyoti child club network committee celebrated International Children’s Day on Nov. 20 for 15 child club groups along with advisors of the Network Committee. Suresh Manandhar, chairperson of ward No. 9 was the chief guest. Children presented a cultural...
The struggles of violence-affected people

The struggles of violence-affected people

There was a time when we believed that only the less fortunate were affected by domestic violence and are deprived of access to justice. But the gathering of violence-affected people on 22nd October in Navjyoti Center was an eye-opener to the participants and the...
Certificate Distribution in Navjyoti Center Surkhet

Certificate Distribution in Navjyoti Center Surkhet

Sept. 25 had been an auspicious day for the 39th batch of skill trainees. They were from 3 districts such as Dailekh, Kalikot, and Surkhet. Though there were 28 trainees in the initial stage some of them had to return to their homes during the lockdown, caused by...
Children’s Day celebrated in Surkhet

Children’s Day celebrated in Surkhet

Navjyoti Center celebrated National Children’s day on Sept. 14, 2020. Due to the pandemic, no formal celebrations were organized in Surkhet. Navjyoti Child Club network committee decided to celebrate the day with limited activities with the permission of...
Charity in the time of the coronavirus

Charity in the time of the coronavirus

Sheltered, supported, and encouraged by God’s strong and enduring love At the Mexico border, SCNs Brenda Gonzales and Rosemarie Kirwan were halfway through their service experience at the Humanitarian Center in McAllen, Texas, when the coronavirus began to grip the...
Nepal water project

Nepal water project

Water project summary report It’s been almost three years since this dream project started. In these past two years, a lot of work has been done to bring water from the river to every household. Conducting series of meetings in the village, collaboration with local...
World Environment Day in Surkhet

World Environment Day in Surkhet

Navjyoti Center has been celebrating World Environment Day on June 5 every year. Due to the lockdown caused by COVID-19 it was impossible to gather the beneficiaries in one place. Keeping in mind the present situation, Navjyoti decided to help migrants living in...
Relief work in Surkhet

Relief work in Surkhet

COVID-19 and the resulting lockdown have changed the lifestyle of people. Unavailability of essential goods and the lack of labor work has created havoc in the lives of poor people who have no other source of income. See more photos. Though the government has been...
Read the latest issue of The Journey

Read the latest issue of The Journey

In this issue of The Journey, you can read more on our Kenya initiative, as well as other stories that flow from our engagement in other parts of the world. The inspiring stories of Sisters Margaret Lillian Davenport, Blanche Correia, and Rose Plathottathil, will give...
A Day of World-Wide Solidarity and Prayer

A Day of World-Wide Solidarity and Prayer

Prayer for Laetara Sunday March 22 The UISG (International Union of Superiors General) has designated Sunday, March 22 as a Day of Worldwide Solidarity and Prayer for those impacted by the pandemic. We are invited to join in this plea for an end to suffering and death...
‘I Am Generation Equality’

‘I Am Generation Equality’

Navjyoti Center in Surkhet, Nepal, celebrated International Women’s Day with the theme “I Am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. With 70 women present, some who had personally been affected by violence, the group spoke about the...
Campaign against gender violence

Campaign against gender violence

A 16-day campaign was organized in Surkhet from 25th November to 10th December with various programs. Opening day gathering was organized by Social Development Ministry with an interaction program with the parliamentarians of Karnali province, government offices, and...
AFID Conference & Navjyoti Center

AFID Conference & Navjyoti Center

Five of the Navjyoti Centre children welcomed the important guests and the delegates during the official inauguration of the 24th Asian Foundation on Intellectual Disability (AFID) Conference at 11. am on Dec. 3, 2019, at Hotel Yak & Yeti in Durbar Marg,...
Bee farming workshop

Bee farming workshop

At the end of a three-day training, 50 people were given two brood chambers with bees to take home to produce honey. They had attended a workshop from Nov. 27-29, 2019, to learn the technique of bee farming in Koshidekha, Nepal. One day First Aid training was given to...
Sister Jacky visits Nepal missions

Sister Jacky visits Nepal missions

Jackulin Jesu, SCN, vice president, visited Nepal missions of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and spent time with the Sisters in community and in their ministry from Nov. 3-14, 2019. It was a blessing for them to have the Central Leadership present to them. It was...
Join the Journey

Join the Journey

Watch to the seventh annual Join the Journey luncheon, in support of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. You will be inspired as you hear stories of ways the Sisters transform lives through their ministry as they serve those most in...
Dharan youth convention

Dharan youth convention

The Future of Nepal Church Five hundred vibrant and energetic Nepal Catholic youth from far and wide started to arrive from October 4 onwards for the October 5 – 9 convention held at Navjyoti School, Dharan. It is a joy and a pleasant surprise to have the youth...