Jumla: A Nurse's Story

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Title:Jumla: A Nurse's Story

ISBN:9789937909037

Author:Radha Paudel

Editor:Dev Paudel
Ishan Gurung

Publisher:Nepa-laya

Publish Year:2016

Edition:First Edition

Cover:Paper Back

Subject:Autobiography / Memoirs | Nepal Non-Fiction | Nepal Politics

Language:English

Remarks:English translation of the best-selling Nepali memoir, Winner of the Madan Puraskar.

Pages:160

Size:130 x 195 mm

Weight(gms):150

Price:USD 3.47

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  • Radha Paudel is trained as a nurse. She left a government job as a nurse in her hometown Chitwan and went to Jumla to work for the Safe Motherhood Programme at a time when the Maoist conflict was at its most intense.

    She was Khalanga, the Jumla district headquarters, when Maoist launched a massive attack in November 2002.

    Radha fell in love with Jumla and the entire Karnali region, and founded Action Works Nepal, a non-government organization committed to improving the lives of the people there, among the poorest in Nepal.

    In 2012, the University of San Diego acknowledged her as a Woman Peacemaker and in the same year the United Nations Development Progamme honoured her with the N-Peace Award for her contribution to peace-building. In 2014, she received the Youth Talent Award from the Government of Nepal in recognition of her role as a humanitarian and social activist.

    She won the prestigious literary award Madan Puraskar for Khalangama Hamala, the original Nepali version of this book in 2014.

    Radha Paudel

    Nepali Writer, In 2012, the University of San Diego acknowledged her as a Woman Peacemaker and in the same year the United Nations Development Progamme honoured her with the N-Peace Award for her contribution to peace-building. In 2014, she received the Youth Talent Award from the Government of Nepal in recognition of her role as a humanitarian and social activist.

    She won the prestigious literary award Madan Puraskar for Khalangama Hamala, the original Nepali version of this book in 2014.

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