AFID Conference & Navjyoti Center

AFID Conference & Navjyoti Center

Five of the Navjyoti Centre children welcomed the important guests and the delegates during the official inauguration of the 24th Asian Foundation on Intellectual Disability (AFID) Conference at 11. am on Dec. 3, 2019, at Hotel Yak & Yeti in Durbar Marg,...
Bee farming workshop

Bee farming workshop

At the end of a three-day training, 50 people were given two brood chambers with bees to take home to produce honey. They had attended a workshop from Nov. 27-29, 2019, to learn the technique of bee farming in Koshidekha, Nepal. One day First Aid training was given to...
Sister Jacky visits Nepal missions

Sister Jacky visits Nepal missions

Jackulin Jesu, SCN, vice president, visited Nepal missions of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and spent time with the Sisters in community and in their ministry from Nov. 3-14, 2019. It was a blessing for them to have the Central Leadership present to them. It was...
Join the Journey

Join the Journey

Watch to the seventh annual Join the Journey luncheon, in support of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. You will be inspired as you hear stories of ways the Sisters transform lives through their ministry as they serve those most in...
Dharan youth convention

Dharan youth convention

The Future of Nepal Church Five hundred vibrant and energetic Nepal Catholic youth from far and wide started to arrive from October 4 onwards for the October 5 – 9 convention held at Navjyoti School, Dharan. It is a joy and a pleasant surprise to have the youth...
Navjyoti cooperative

Navjyoti cooperative

Navjyoti Saving and Credit Cooperative in Surkhet conducted its 12th general body meeting in Navjyoti Center compound on 28th of September. Chatra Dhamal, the officer in charge of NEFSUN (Nepal Federation of Savings and Credit Cooperative Union Ltd.) Karnali province...
Jubilee bells ring in Dharan

Jubilee bells ring in Dharan

To celebrate the golden and the silver jubilee of Sisters Sunita Vayalipara and Salomi Linda at Navjyoti School, Dharan on June 30, 2019, 19 Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, 11 other religious sisters, Most Rev. Bishop Paul Simick of Nepal, 11 priests, a deacon, and...
Welcome from the Navjyoti Tuition Center

Welcome from the Navjyoti Tuition Center

Navjyoti Tuition Center children welcomed Mary Bridget Lakra, SCN, on June 12, 2019. They sang a Nepali welcome song and gave her a traditional Khadha and a bouquet of flowers. One of the boys gave a beautiful welcome speech. Sister Cornelia Ekka helped the children...
Sisters educate disadvantaged children

Sisters educate disadvantaged children

Cornelia Ekka, SCN, oversees the ministry where 60 children take advantage of the tuition class run by the Navjyoti Center in one of the Musahar Tolas in Laukahi market area. Both the school-going and non-school going children regularly come for the tuition classes....
Helping women in rural Nepal

Helping women in rural Nepal

The thirteen self-help women of Urau Tola of the Loukhi Village were eager to come together in a sweltering day to listen to Sister Cornelia Ekka and to meet Malini Manjoly. Each person introduced themselves in a formal way and the leader shared what they are doing as...
St. Dominic Sports Day

St. Dominic Sports Day

St. Dominic School Sangsay celebrated their Annual Sports Meet for 2019 on April 30. The Chief Guest of the event was Fr. Gerard Lepcha, the Principal of St. Augustine School, Kalimpong. They were blessed with his presence. The guest of honor was Fr. Augustine Subba,...
The artist in Kathmandu

The artist in Kathmandu

Challenges do not hinder his creativity Kshitizz Baniya is a talented and gifted young man. His intricately-detailed artwork and drawings are admired by everyone who catches a glimpse. At the age of nine, his artistic talent began to bloom at Navjyoti Center, where...
Women’s Day in Surkhet

Women’s Day in Surkhet

Navjyoti Center celebrated 109th International women’s day with the slogan of “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change” from March 2 to March 8 with various programs. There were talks based on the present condition of women in Nepal and the new...
Students leave for Special Olympics

Students leave for Special Olympics

At Navjyoti Center the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth empower students with learning challenges and differences. Sister Lisa prepares coach Ganesh and students Sunita, Ajay, Kshitiz, and Ishan of the center in Kathmandu to leave for Abu Dhabi and the 2019 Special...
Volunteer reflection on Nepal

Volunteer reflection on Nepal

Carolyn Hope Smeltzer has been working with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth for over 13 years in volunteering on hospital care boards and committees. In 2014, she went on the first volunteer immersion trip to India. Now she has returned from Nepal as a volunteer...
Kentucky teen volunteers with Sisters in Nepal

Kentucky teen volunteers with Sisters in Nepal

Amit Adhikari, a senior at Covington Latin School, a co-educational Catholic college-preparatory high school in Covington, Kentucky, went to Kathmandu, Nepal, to volunteer with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth at their school for students with special needs. He...
A message from Sister Evelyn

A message from Sister Evelyn

A message from Sister Evelyn Dear friend, I celebrated my 103rd birthday in March! While I cherish every year of my life, I am most grateful for the 84 years as a Sister of Charity of Nazareth. So many precious memories revolve around my 75 years as a teacher. I still...
The underserved receive training in Nepal

The underserved receive training in Nepal

Students of empowerment training received certificates in June amidst a beautiful cultural program displayed by the 29 trainees. The women were selected from social groups of Dalit, economically underprivileged, victims of domestic violence, and single women. During...
Educational material support for the poor

Educational material support for the poor

As the new academic year began in Nepal, Navjyoti Center has provided educational materials to 212 school going children. Economically and socially disadvantaged students were selected from various categories like the child clubs of Navjyoti Center, ex-students of...