Our achievements list for this year

  • 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.
  • Established BKS Elderly Empowerment Fund worth Rs. One million donated by Mr. Bihari Krishna Shrestha.
  • Upgraded Source Book Of Senior Citizens for Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).
  • Provided Internship opportunity for social work students.
  • Produced Awareness Building Video.
  • Sensitized general public through social networking sites, such as Facebook and Twitter.
  • Published Year Book of Senior Citizens 2014.
  • Prepared training manual for trainers on management of elderly citizens with financial support from Ministry of Health and Population.
  • Observed WEAAD 2014 with the following activities: • Publication of pamphlets with data on reported cases of elder abuse from January 2012 – April 2014 on the observance of WEAAD 2014. • Radio and TV talk shows. • Publication of article in national daily.
  • Publication of data book, Ageing Scenario in Nepal: From Policy to Development with financial support from HelpAge International Nepal.
  • Published Alzheimer’s month special edition of Jyestha Nagarik bi-monthly magazine.
  • Produced and distributed IEC materials (pamphlet, poster, sticker, etc.) with central message on World Alzheimer’s Month 2014 in collaboration with local NGOs and GOOD Deeds (a Russia based NGO working for older persons).
  • Observed 24th International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) with rage of awareness building programmes/events together with HelpAge International Nepal and other local organizations.
  • Observed International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) in collaboration with HelpAge International Nepal, DP Net Nepal and other civil societies working on disaster risk reduction.
  • Represented NGOs working for older persons in Nepal in the regional workshop (Workshop on Social Integration and Rights of Older Persons in the Asia-Pacific Region) held at UNESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Involved in Nepal Ageing Survey initiated by Ministry of Health and Population.
  • Collaborated with University of North Dakota, USA for the student internship programme on social gerontology.
  • Oriented and supervised the students for research
  • Successfully completed Age Demands Action (ADA) campaign training with support from HelpAge International Nepal.