Program to prevent burns in communities in the Kathmandu region (55,000 people per year). Training is given to women and children in the outskirts of Kathmandu.

A few key figures:

•80% of burns can be prevented
•Most burns occur in the home; women and children under the age of ten years are most at risk.




Local partner: The Nepal Cleft and Burn Center


Notre ambassadeur local: Dr. Shankar Rai

Dr Rai

Logo_Nepal Cleft and Burn CenterSmallDr. Shankar Rai has personally performed more than 6,000 operations on severe burn victims in Nepal. He founded and manages the Nepal Cleft & Burn Center.

Originally from the hills of east Nepal, Dr. Rai is internationally recognized as an expert in surgical reconstruction for burn victims.




They support the project