The Nestling Trust Founded in 2013, to build a Home for destitute/trafficked/abused children of Nepal, and also to provide basic health care and health education to those living in remote villages, where otherwise there would be no medical facility.
Registered Charity Number: 1154431 Board members: 10 (7 in UK 2 in Nepal and 1 in Canada) Volunteers: 12 Phone number: 07817802363
MISSION STATEMENT Our vision is for the people living in remote rural Nepal to have access to basic health care and health education within ½ hour walk of their homes.
Our Mission To facilitate the construction of village health clinics, to equip and staff them, and to ensure their long term sustainability.
Our Goals To facilitate access to basic health care especially for women and children, where none exists currently. To ensure provision of health care basics including immunisation against infectious diseases, wound care, treatment of acute and chronic illnesses, contraception, and antenatal and post-natal care. To offer basic health education - to include hygiene, nutrition, family planning, sexual health, smoking cessation, and drug and alcohol use.
Participation - empowering the resourceful and skilled local population to take a central role in the planning, construction and running of clinics.
Partnership - Promoting the role of women in working alongside local village development committees, trusted and proven Nepalese agencies, and statutory health services in planning and establishing new services.
Response - listening to and responding to the needs of the local people.
Persistence - sticking to our goals and seeing projects through to a successful conclusion.
Current Aims The Nestling Trust aims to: • Construct a Health and Birthing Centre at Preeti in Ramechap. • Successfully establish a new village health clinic completed in October 2019, in Melung, Dolakha District. • Improve facilities and enhance services provided from the recently established Bhirkot Community Health Clinic in Dolakha District.
• Long term - Establish an outreach health education programme to outlying settlements in Dolakha District.