Continued publication of monthly e-newsletter “Voice of Senior Citizens” and 50 paged bimonthly magazine “Jyestha Nagarik” in Nepali language.
Continued partnership with HelpAge International Nepal.
Developed survey tools for Nepal Ageing Survey, 2013.
Played vital role in making government decide to include ageing issues (gerontology) in the curriculum of secondary level education.
Organized study tour for a senior government official from Bhutan.
Organized study tour for Aberdeen Rotracts.
Published Year Book of Senior Citizens 2014.
Collaborated with GRAVIS, India, for a regional study on Health Status of Older People in Nepal, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
Organized different programmes in partnership with HelpAge International Nepal.
Organized a five-day long Memory Training: Enhancing Memory Power in Old Age in collaboration with Czech Society for Memory Training and Brain Jogging and European, Federation of Older People (EURAG).
Successfully ran the 'ADA for Rights 2013' campaign throughout the month of June with support from HelpAge International Nepal. Following are the achievements of the campaign:
• 45,586 signatures were collected in the Petition Form by 28th of June 2013.
• Quotes of 11 well known leaders from different facets of Nepali society were video recorded on the occasion of ADA campaign to strengthen the rights of older people through UN Convention.
• Written quotes from 9 ADA leaders currently working on ageing issues in Nepal were obtained.
• 100,000 copies of pamphlets were distributed throughout the country assuming that at least 50% of the recipients read one of the pamphlets handed out to them.
• 5,000 copies of ADA stickers were produced and distributed throughout the country.
• 50 copies of ADA banners were produced and placed in various public places for public awareness.
• Telecasting of talk shows by 4 different National TV stations, with potential of reaching out to 90%of the total population of Nepal, with the central theme of “Strengthening the Rights of Older Persons through UN Convention”.
• Broadcasting of talk shows by 3 different National FM radios on ADA campaign for Rights 2013.
• 30,000 people were reached twice with the objectives 'ADA campaign for Rights 2013' through the state print vernacular media, Gorkhapatra daily.
• 15,000 people were reached thrice with the message about importance of 'ADA campaign for Rights 2013' through state owned English print media, The Rising Nepal daily.
• 12,000 people were reached with the central theme of strengthening the rights of older people through UN convention via Samacharpatra daily, a Nepali language private print media.
• More than 15,000 people were reached with the message of ‘ADA for Rights campaign 2013' through Annapurna Post daily.
• Coordination and collaboration with Rotary International and Scout.
• More than 30 organizations including Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare (MoWCSW), and National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) were coordinated and collaborated.
• 12 academic institutions such as schools and colleges were involved in ADA campaign.
• More than 500 volunteers including students, social workers, OAHs staffs and residents were mobilized.
• 11 districts of Nepal, namely, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Kavre, Dang, Ramechhap, Baglung, Syangja, Dhading, Gorkha and Chitwan were focused on signature campaign.More than 1,000 people were distributed WEAAD ribbons.
Participated in 4th session of UN Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) on Ageing as representative of NGOs working for wellbeing of ageing population in Nepal.
Coordinated with NTV and Radio Nepal to run a regular programme on different concerns of ageing population.
Successfully observed World Alzheimer’s Month with the following achievements:
• 30,000 people reached with the message of World Alzheimer’s Month (WAM) via state print media Gorkhapatra daily,
• 15,000 people were reached with important information regarding Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of Dementia,
• 80% of Nepal’s population were reached with the information on WAM through Radio Nepal,
• 50% of Nepal’s population reached with message of WAM through Sagarmatha TV, At least 50% of Nepal’s population reached with important message regarding Alzheimer's disease and WAM via Image Channel TV,
• At least 272 young students were oriented on Alzheimer’s disease and WAM,
• At least 357 social workers/community leaders were reached with the message on WAM and Alzheimer’s disease,
• 30 national poets were oriented on Alzheimer’s disease and WAM,
• 457 health workers/nursing students received special training on Alzheimer/Dementia,
• 4,500 individuals/organizations/institutions across the globe reached with the message on Alzheimer's and WAM through Voice of Senior Citizens,
• At least 2,000 people were reached with message on Alzheimer’s disease through pamphlets/leaflets/balloons,
• 2,000 individuals/organizations/institutions were reached with valuable information regarding Alzheimer’s disease and WAM through JyesthaNagarik Magazine.
Observed 23rd International Day of Older Persons with the following achievements:
• Organized an Inter-Generation Tea Party to mark the International Day of Older Persons, 2013, October 1,
• A short video on the ongoing struggle of older persons for their Rights was released,
• First anniversary of JyesthaNagarik Magazine,
• Released country Report of World Alzheimer's Month,
• Released slide on Status of Older Persons in Nepal, http://www.ageingnepal.org.np/images/oldpeopleinnepal.pdf
• Released Memory Training Manual,
• TV talk shows in two national televisions, namely, Nepal 1 TV and News 24 TV. It is estimated that about two hundred thousand Nepalese were reached with the message of IDOP 2013 through these TV stations,
• Talk program in four different radio/FM, namely, Sagarmatha Radio, Image News FM, Mero FM and Community Information Network (CIN) radio. It is estimated that at least 50% of Nepal population were reached with the message of IDOP 2013 through these radio/FM stations.
Successfully included issues of ageing population in the manifestoes of major political parties participating in the CA election 2013.
Released a video titled “A City Not for Old People”. The video depicts the plight of an elderly in Kathmandu city.
Released a video on the Human Rights of older peopleto mark International Human Rights Day on 10 December, 2013.
Futsal Tournament as a fund raising event was organized by young Non-Residential Nepali group, Nepcity Ballers in Melbourne, Australia. The collected fund was donated to Ageing Nepal.
Inclusion of ageing issues in the curriculum of grade 1, 4 and 5 of the private primary schools in Nepal.
• Chapter titled, “Respect for Elders” has been included in the curriculum of grade1,
• Chapters titled, “Senior Citizens”, “Decent People” and “Grandfather’s Tricks” have been included in the
curriculum of grade 4,
• Chapter titled, “Respecting Aged” has been included in the curriculum of grade 5,
Inclusion of ageing issues in the curriculum of MA (Sociology).