Senior Citizens Act, 2063 (2006): An Act Made to Provide for Protection and Social Security of Senior Citizens Preamble: Whereas, it is expedient to make provisions immediately on the protection and social security of senior citizens and enhancement of trust, respect and good faith towards them by utilizing knowledge, skills, capability and experiences inherent in them; Now, therefore, be it enacted by the House of Representatives in the first year of the issuance of the Declaration of the House of Representatives, 2063 (2006). [LEARN MORE]
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Japan International Support (JISP)Program Materials : We would like to acknowledge and thank JISP for the materials listed below provided while training our team through various sessions between the period of March 2018 to March 2019 under JISP’s project “Improvement of Community Based Disaster risk Management and Post- Disaster Psychosocial Care for Socially Vulnerable People in Nepal.”
The Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA): ISEA is a learning and action network set up by social enterprises and social enterprise resource institutions to catalyze knowledge creation, capacity development and movement-building for social entrepreneurship in the region. Our heartfelt thanks to ISEA for inviting Bihani to their webinars on social entrepreneurship.
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The Global Ageing Network (GAN): GAN was founded as the International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (IAHSA) in 1994 by an international group of leaders who realized that the global ageing phenomenon would have a profound impact on our earth’s elders. Their vision was to create a platform for policymakers, researchers, business and ageing services providers to collectively share their knowledge and best practices to enhance quality of care for the elderly. Over the years The Global Ageing Network has created an international forum for the exchange of research, services, products and training that make up the Global Ageing Network.
Entrepreneurial Process of Social Entrepreneurship Session addressing pressing social challenges through social entrepreneurship, creating jobs, sustaining livelihoods and empowering more people to live secure and dignified lives.
Ageing Nepal: A group of Nepali social workers with varied professional background got committed to the cause of the ageing population and together established AGEING NEPAL (AN) in August 2011. Ageing Nepal is a not-for-profit Non-Government Organisation (NGO) registered with the government of Nepal and is also affiliated to the Social Welfare Council. Ageing Nepal is a member based organisation operated by trustees, member’s representatives and professionals. [READ MORE]
HelpAge Asia Regional: Their vision is a world in which all older people can lead dignified, healthy and secure lives with a mission to promote the well-being and inclusion of older women and men, and reduce poverty and discrimination in later life. They work with older women and men in low and middle-income countries for better services and policies, and for changes in the behaviours and attitudes of individuals and societies towards old age.
Access to Age Assistive Technology: A resilience building measure for older people