Earthquake Survivor Stories: Parvati Timilsina

Earthquake Survivor Stories: Parvati Timilsina

Name: Parvati Timilsina Age: 38 Place: Ramche, Sindhupalchowk Total family members: in-laws (71 & 68), brother-in-law, husband, herself, and her two children (1 son and 1 daughter) Main occupation: a little farming, horticulture. Her husband recently started working in the project which has been cancelled for six months after the quake. Relative: Bhupendra Timilsina (Husband)/…

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Earthquake Survivor Stories: Manoj Gurung

Earthquake Survivor Stories: Manoj Gurung

Name: Manoj Gurung Age: 20 yrs old Place: Kavrepalanchowk Total family members: grandmother, father, mother, manoj and brother. Contact number: Saroj Gurung (Sere)- 9813060903 “I left studying after class 8. I started working after that. Me and my mother were at home on 12th Baisakh. My father was out in the farm/ goth. My mother…

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Earthquake Survivor Stories: Mana Maya Khadka

Earthquake Survivor Stories: Mana Maya Khadka

Name: Mana Maya Khadka Age: 81 Place: Sindhupalchowk Total family members: 5 sons, 6 daughter-in-laws; one son has two wives; two daughters both married Major occupation: agriculture, farming, herding At the hospital: Granddaughter Swasthani Raut (9849006651) from eldest daughter, I ran away from home to avoid studying. Now she sells vegetables in Kalimati bazar. “As…

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Earthquake Survivor Stories: Kendra Maya Nepal

Earthquake Survivor Stories: Kendra Maya Nepal

Name: Kendra Maya Nepal Age: 25 Place: Sindhupalchowk Total family members: Mother, Kendra Maya, brother Occupation: farming At hospital: brother “That day me and my father got trapped under the house rubbles. I lost my father in that earthquake. As for me, my left leg was fractured. I was taken out by village brothers that…

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Earthquake Survivor Stories: Kanchi Maya Lama

Earthquake Survivor Stories: Kanchi Maya Lama

Kanchi Maya Lama Age- 46 Chautara, Sindhupalchowk Total family members: Kanchi Maya Lama, three sons, and a daughter Occupation: farming At hospital: daughter (Pasang Lama (20) studying in 11) “It was on 12th of Baisakh. Baba (father), Aama (mother) and I, all were inside the house. We had three doors in our house. Baba was…

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Earthquake Survivor Stories: Kali Thami

Earthquake Survivor Stories: Kali Thami

Name: Kali Thami Age: 72 Place: Chokati VDC, Sindhupalchowk Total family members: Kali Thami and her husband living alone since years Occupation: farming At the hospital: youngest daughter Juna Thami and grandson Gopal Thami “Since years grandfather and grandmother have been living separately. On 12th after the earthquake came they tried to run out of…

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Earthquake Survivor Stories: Bishnu Maya Nepali

Earthquake Survivor Stories: Bishnu Maya Nepali

Name: Bishnu Maya Nepali Age: Place: Sindhupalchowk Total family members: 9 (Bishnu Maya Nepali, her husband’ second wife, two sons, two daughter-in-laws, 3 grandchildren) At hospital: Granddaughter (Manisha Nepali -class 7) Occupation: farming, agriculture; Manisha’s father works in construction and sewing clothes   “Most of the women (grandmothers, mother, and aunt) were inside sewing clothes…

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Earthquake Survivor Stories: Bimala Majhi

Earthquake Survivor Stories: Bimala Majhi

Name: Bimala Majhi Age: 24 Place: Simachowk, Sindhupalchowk Total family members: grandfather, grandmother, father-in-law, mother-in-law, husband, Bimala, and her 4 months old daughter At hospital: Husband (Nabin Majhi 26 yrs old)- 9813826114   “She got injured on 12th. I was out at my relative’s house making accessories necessary for fishing. She was home oiling the…

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Earthquake Survivor Stories: Bikash Thami

Earthquake Survivor Stories: Bikash Thami

Name: Bikash Thami Age: 26 Place: Kushkar VDC, Sindhupalchowk Total family members: 5 (father, mother, brother, sister-in-law, and Bikash) Occupation: farming At hospital: Mother (Sukumai Thami) “Bikash has been visually impaired since his childhood. He cannot express and walk properly. On 12th he sleeping at home. Unable to get out, he was buried underneath the…

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Earthquake Survivor Stories: Bholanath Dhakal

Earthquake Survivor Stories: Bholanath Dhakal

Name: Bholanath Dhakal Age: 70 Place: Tirpur, Kavre Total Family members: 8 (Bholnath, his wife, two sons (both married), a daughter, and a grandson) At hospital: Jaya Ram Dhakal (youngest son) 9841842682 Occupation: farming, agriculture “On 12th Baisakh, my father was at a neighbor’s house. He and the neighbor uncle were chatting in Pidhi, balcony.…

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