Stand By Me

Safety and hope for the most vulnerable

Nepal Friday, 08 February 2019

Rinu and Dev’s story began in the remote Khairang area of Nepal. After their mother abandoned them and losing their father to alcoholism, Rinu found herself caring for Dev alone, frightened and selling alcohol to get by. They were vulnerable, so we welcomed them into our care motivated to follow Jesus’ example to care for the most at risk in society. 

Bethany School gives Sunita better prospects

Nepal Friday, 05 October 2018

Sunita lives in the Khairang, Nepal. She came to the Khairang with her mother and they have made their home near the Stand by Me Bethany School to allow Sunita the chance of an education.

The opportunity of an education for Neesha

Nepal Wednesday, 08 August 2018

Neesha's situation is similar to many families in the Khairang and like many children, Neesha never had the chance to go to school. Today, Neesha attends the Khairang Bethany School and walks every day with one of her sisters.

Hope for girls like Phul Maya

Nepal Wednesday, 13 September 2017

For parents who fear that their daughters could marry at an early age, the Khairang Bethany School is a voice of hope. 

From refugee camp to thriving village

Nepal, Monday, 21 August 2017

Approaching the valley of Dhading, there is a view that catches your eye, a sea of glistening tin roofs glimmer in the sunshine where two years previously there were only dusty hills covered with orange and blue tarpaulin tents. 

The unfamiliar feeling of shoes

Nepal, Wednesday, 17 May 2017

In the remote mountain villages of the Khairang, a pair of shoes is an unusual sight. Children from a young age are often seen clambering up steep mountain paths or walking miles on their daily chores all barefoot.


Nepal, Tuesday, 11 October 2016

When two vulnerable teenage girls were lured from their homes by child traffickers, their parents and guardians became scared for their future security. 

A school taking shape

Nepal, Tuesday, 20 September 2016

The building of a school in the remote mountains of Nepal is underway. The school will bring education to where it is needed most and be a centre to meet the needs of the community. 

Meet Krupa* and her siblings

Nepal, Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Krupa*, Samir* and little Rachita* are three of the poorest children we had ever come across. We met them in a remote and mountainous area, their hair red because they were malnourished.

Maiya* dreams of becoming a teacher

Nepal, Friday, 03 June 2016

Samjhana dreams of becoming a teacher. But she’s from a remote area in Nepal, where the nearest school is hours away. So we are embarking on a new project to bring education there. 

Nepal Earthquake one year on

Nepal, Monday, 25 April 2016

One year on from the Nepal Earthquake and we remember your amazing response that allowed us to source our first supplies of aid within days of the earthquake. 

Knitting for Nepal

Nepal, Friday, 22 April 2016

Stand by Me supporters in Essex including David and Stella Luckock have been knitting teddies for children in Nepal who lost everything in the Nepal Earthquake. The children’s faces lit up with delight when they were given their teddies, handmade with love.

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