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Share and Care initiates to collect and distribute clothes

Posted at 12th January, 2016

With the motto, ‘Share the Warmth, Care for the needy’, Share and Care project of National Volunteering Program (NVP) has initiated to collect the warm wearable clothes from interested individuals and institutions, and eventually distribute them to the needy people specifically earthquake affected homeless victims.
In regard to collection of these warm clothes, Share and Care has set up different collection centers in various areas of Kathmandu Valley. So far, the program has been receiving clothes and contribution from Trisara Restaurant-Lazimpat, major branches of Bajeko Sekuwa, Himalayan climate Initiative’s  both offices (Baluwatar and Maharajgunj) and other places from Kusunti and Bhaktapur.
Palzom Pradhan – CEO of Climate Alliance of Himalayan Communities (CAHC), Pradip Khatiwada – National Coordinator of National Volunteering Program (NVP) and Shraddha Dhakal – Program Lead of Share and Care are the core members who have been assessing the needs and planning the distribution process.
The team has distributed the clothes to the waste workers of Italitar cluster. Nagar Mitra – Friends of the city who has been working with and for the waste workers coordinated with Share and Care team mates to search and distribute the warm clothes.
Palzom Pradhan, who has been advocating for the people of Himalayan communities, recently distributed more than 100 blankets to the people of Rasuwa (Thulo Haku). Women specially were provided with thick, warm Bakhus. Underwear and caps were also provided to them. Similarly, students of Dhunche were provided with warm hoodies and trousers.
Furthermore, the team is planning to reach the earthquake affected areas and most of the northern region very soon.