Sharmila Nesur (Rita), 33, is a single women living alone in Dalchowki VDC, Ward No: 1 in Lalitpur District was at the community meeting when the first heavy jolt took place on April 25, 2015. "The meeting was just started, we felt a big jolt. For few seconds, I was completely panic. Could not think of anything," Sharimla recalled.
Lumanti Support Group for Shelter in partnership with Cord Aid has conducted household level survey in Ward 7 and ( of Laharepauwa VDC and Ward 3 and 4 of Dhaibung 3, 4 VDC in order to gather information from each house regarding the construction process.
Lumanti Support Group for Shelter has initiated its program to support the earthquake survivors in Bajrabarahi Municipality. On the program organized in Thecho on 7th August 2016 to brief about its reconstruction programs, the participants talked about the issues, challenges and opportunities for the reconstruction process. During the program, the discussion was more focused on exploring the possibilities of housing reconstruction for the families without the land tenure. The participants from the communities stressed the need of traditional settlement relevant bylaws.