Reconstruction Project

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In April 2015, Nepal suffered the most destructive earthquake in 80 years: 8,792 people lost their lives, 22,311 people were injured, and 796,315 buildings were damaged (511,530 fully damaged and 284,785 partially damaged) including homes, schools, and government buildings. Even though Asian Forum is centered on the rights of Nepali migrant workers, the connections and networks we have gained throughout …

Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI)

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The objective of the Joint Migration and Development Initiative is to open up new avenues for income generation for families of migrants and returnee migrants who belong to socio-economically poorer communities. 10 households have been selected in two different villages where we are working in order to develop a homestay service there. 5 members in each household (on average) are …

Safer Migration (SaMi) Project

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It is well known that many migrant workers could mitigate the risks and challenges often associated with foreign employment if they were well-informed in their preparation stage: Knowing their rights, taking their loans from the right lenders, establishing a plan for their financial remittances, going through trustworthy channels, securing copies of their contracts and visas. These are just some of …

Health & Education Project

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Health Project Asian Forum’s Health Project started with the desire to provide health care services to marginalized communities who are heavily involved in foreign employment, and do not have access to adequate health care. Our health program has been running since Asian Forum began. Our programs include an Annual Health Camp, a Weekly Health Camp, as well as a Community …