Kanchira Project's website
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Is an organization working in rural areas of Nepal since
1980, especially in the East Terai region. They are
focusing on Poverty Reduction programs, supporting
economic generating activities and education. Their aim
is to improve the living conditions in rural areas by
working with community based activities. From one center
they are extending their programs into other parts of the
I'd like to
link to my son-in-law's family's site. They are a Nepalese
family from the small rural village of Kanchira who have been doing a
great deal to help poor farmers through a buffalo project
that is very well researched.
most wonderful family. Suresh's brother, Suraj, oversees
promotion and development of the project from Germany.
Suresh's other brother, Subash, is
a physician who lives with his
beautiful pharmacist wife Puja in Kathmandu (I attended their wedding in
'06!). I believe that his clinic helps many people who
could not otherwise afford medical care. The family still
also maintains their home in Kanchira .
My son-in-law's Father, Shankar Chaudhary, has served as
home ministerial secretary to the Nepalese government,
though by profession he is an agriculturist. Now he works with this project along with his wife Sila.
Visit the Kanchira Project Buffalo Program
Kanchira is the small village
where the Chaudhary family originated before Suresh's
father and subsequently his three sons moved to Kathmandu
and abroad for education and professional development. It
is wonderful for them to use their gifts to help this area
The Buffalo Keeping Program has become very successful
among the other social activities of the Kanchira Program,
especially for those farmers who are very poor or have
very little land and take care of one or two buffalo. In
this program, any farmer can participate who is willing to
assume the organization's responsibilities.