Kailali

Households: 3000

Income (June 2011): NRs. 27,000

Area: 396 ha

Organization: HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation 

Case Studies

Case Study 3: Mr. Bamdev Chaudhari (40), Chailahi-5, Dang

Mr. Chaudhari became landless as his 7 kattha of land was flooded by Rapti River in 2002. He had an interest in vegetable farming earlier,

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Case Study 4: Pano Devi Mukhiya, Bokraha-1, Siraha

Pano Devi Mukhiya, 35, resident of Bhokraha Village Development Committee ward no. 1, is an extremely poor woman. Her husband added insult to injury when he divorced Pano Devi and married another woman. She needed a company in order to ward off social stigma and increased vulnerability. Out of compulsion, then 25 years old Pano Devi chose to marry a 65-year-old man. The old man had 0.5 hectare of land. 

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Contact

Riverbed Farming Alliance
c/o HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
GPO Box 688, Kathmandu/Nepal
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