Nepal Ireland Society 18th Anniversary

Nepal Ireland Society 18th Anniversary Conference.

An exciting virtual conference took place on Sunday 17th May 2020, to celebrate the foundation of the Nepal Ireland Society, with participants from Nepal, UK, Germany, USA and Ireland via video link.

Chief guest H.E. Dr. Durgar Bahadur Subedi, Nepal’s Ambassador to the UK and Ireland, delivered the key note address.

Mike Winterburn, chair of the board of Directors of Nepal Leprosy Trust Ireland, addressed the group with details of the establishment of Nepal Leprosy Trust and of the benefits of collaboration with the Nepal Ireland Society. Excerpt from his talk below.

Nepal Ireland Day, Farmleigh House & Gardens, September 2019.

‘Nepal Leprosy Trust is a Nepali NGO and was established in the 1970s to provide income generation projects and training for a significant number of leprosy affected families who at that time were living in isolation in Kokhana village in the Kathmandu valley.

Over time Nepal Leprosy Trust developed … read more