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ageing-nepal-logoAgeing Nepal is a not-for-profit Non-Government Organisation (NGO) registered with the government of Nepal and also affiliated with the Social Welfare Council. It was created by a group of Nepali social workers in August 2011.

Ageing Nepal is a member based organisation operated by trustees, member’s representatives and professionals on a national level.

Its missions are:

  • Empowerment of elders and promotion of their rights;
  • Generate research based information to help policy makers and planners;
  • Produce trained human resources in the field of Gerontology and Geriatrics;
  • Take proactive measures against abuse and exploitation of elders; and
  • Work as watchdog to safe guard the interests of ageing population.

Ageing Nepal strives to promote an age-friendly environment with facilities and services to suit the personal needs of older adults.

It also aims to link ageing population and societal development by treating ageing as an opportunity for development, and by establishing a sustainable system of social protection. The organization works with local and international organizations for promoting the wellbeing of the elderly.

For more information please visit the website.

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