Friday 24 February is a public holiday in Nepal, to celebrate the festival of Maha ShivaRatri, a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of the god Shiva. It is a solemn and mindful festival, where worshippers remember the value of restraint and asceticism, and think about virtue, kindness to others and honesty. Maha ShivaRatri is celebrated throughout Nepal, and especially at Pasupatinath Temple, pictured. ... See MoreSee Less
Nepal's brilliant transgender model, Anjali Lama, recently appeared on the catwalk at a top Indian fashion show. Later, Anjali spoke to the BBC about the challenges of being transgender and the need to keep fighting for what you want. Life is a struggle for a lot of people in Nepal, where one person in four lives in poverty, and it's often hard to get an education, healthcare and employment. ... See MoreSee Less
We’d like to thank Sanjeep Rai, Gaurav Gurung, Ashes Gurung and Barun Sherchan, a team of Ghurkhas from Beacon Barracks in Staffordshire who took part in Tough Mudder for us last year. Together the team raised over £1300, which they presented to Kidasha Chief Exec, Janice Miller, when she went down to the Barracks to thank the team.