Not that long ago on 25th April 2015, a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal that claimed nearly 8000 lives and displaced estimated 200,000 people. After experiencing more than 150 aftershocks and several 5+ Richter scales tremors, people thought that dust had settled and started going back to their houses that were livable. People were trying to recover and come to the terms of unimaginable suffering … Continue reading Short Documentary: Survivors’ Stories Amid Unimaginable Loss
The death toll in Nepal has risen beyond 3,700 after Saturday’s devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake. The worst earthquake the country has seen in 80 years devastated the capital of Kathmandu along with surrounding areas including the ancient city of Bhaktapur. Arial footage shows the impact across the region. Source: Mashable http://mashable.com/2015/04/27/aerial-footage-nepal-earthquake/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link Continue reading Aerial Footage from Nepal Reveals Earthquake Devastation
“Son, we had everything the other day; today we have nothing.” This is the first thing my dad said when I first got hold of him after the second day of the earthquake. There was a long silence from both ends. Continue reading Homeless in Their Seventies…
Everyone has been betrayed by someone, some more profoundly than others. Betrayal is a violation that strikes at the core of our being; to make ourselves vulnerable and entrust our well-being to another, only to be harmed by those on whom our hopes were set is among the worst pain of the human experience. Sometimes the way God treats us feels like betrayal. John Eldredge, … Continue reading John Eldredge on Betrayal
#YesAllWomen This is the epitome of how women are abused and violated for no reason. A reason for assaulting Tanka Maya in this case is that she allegedly lost or hid the key of her husband’s motorbike! Even if she had lost the key of the motorbike, it is inhumane to inflict such a pain on her. Beating her is driven by a bastion of … Continue reading End Domestic Violence: Unveil a Coward Hiding Behind a Veil of Machismo
Few days ago, I posted a picture of me cuddling a little baby on Facebook with the same status as of the title of this blog post. Thereafter Facebook notifications popped up every time I logged onto my account. Friends “Liked” it. None of them might have known that I meant it when I wrote that. We just welcomed a new year and the year … Continue reading This is the Best Thing Happened to Me in 2013
At the age of twelve, she was subjected to sleep with a man much older to her. She gave birth to four kids and numerous miscarriages in between. The last baby, they mutually decided to abort to speed up the process to fly to the US. She had wanted to use birth control as numerous pregnancies and kids one after another was getting to her … Continue reading Woman Finds Her Liberation…..