PHASE (Practical Help Achieving Self Empowerment) raises funds to improve health, education and livelihood opportunities for disadvantaged populations in very remote Himalayan mountain villages in Nepal. Since 2006, we have been supporting the most vulnerable to break the cycle of poverty, by assisting communities and local authorities to lay the groundwork for a self-sufficient future.
PHASE specialises in working in extremely remote areas
Places with scant resources, difficult terrain, no transport links and very few or no basic services.
PHASE works in sustainable ways
We involve local communities in programme development, have a commitment to strengthening government services and aim to make a difference, but not to stay.
PHASE takes an integrated approach
Poor health, limited education and food insecurity are aspects of the same problem and create a cycle which prevents people from taking control of their own future. Some of our big focuses are literary programmes for children in schools in Nepal, and women’s education. Only by elevating people through education and literacy can we hope to give these remote communities a sustainable future.
PHASE has demonstrated success
Between 2006 – 2013 we treated over 230,000 patients in 13 health centres for an average cost of £2 per person. At least one child’s life is saved every month. 294 women completed our literacy classes and we have trained 306 teachers. We have provided 647 farmers with agricultural and livestock training.