Thanks to USAID, Jaumna can continue her education in the rebuilt Bandevi Basic School and pursue her dreams of becoming a doctor.
Nepal may be a small sized country but its climate is as diverse and as beautiful as its culture and its people. However, its erosion-prone mountains, its heavy monsoon rains, uncontrolled burning and forest fires, the impact of which you should be able to see behind me with the fog, makes the country especially vulnerable to climate change.
"Forests and people’s lives are interconnected,"" says Ghan Shyam Pandey, mayor of Tulsipur Sub-Metropolitan City in Nepal’s lowland valleys. "The community has a historical and cultural attachment with the forest area."