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CRS supports mason training so Nepalese can rebuild and retain valuable skills for future livelihoods.
CRS supported construction of a pipeline system so that villagers now have a consistent supply of water and all the related benefits it brings.
With CRS supported masonry training, women gain valuable skill in high demand following devastating earthquakes.
Residents admit to stealing water, which was often of poor quality, before CRS built water taps and retention tanks in remote mountain villages.
CRS continues to help build community in Nepal years after devastating earthquake.
With 800,000 homes lost to two earthquakes in one year, CRS trains masons in quake-resilient construction techniques.
One resident hopes the idea of paying women the same as men for the same work catches on quickly.
A mother becomes a mason and secures valuable skills for her family and community.
CRS helps survivors build their lives back better.
This April marks four years since Nepal’s devastating 7.6-magnitude earthquake, which claimed 8,669 lives and destroyed more than 500,000 homes.
Nearly one-third of the country’s population—about 8 million people—were affected. CRS and our partner, Caritas Nepal, have been supporting...