Although Nepal is far from qualifying for the World Cup, it does not matter for Nepalese football lovers. Even if they do not have their own team, Nepalese fans are divided among other teams such as Japan, Korea, Brazil, Argentina, Russia, England, France, Germany and Belgium. Lately, many Nepalese have also started to support Croatia. Nepalese fans have enjoyed the recent world cup with a sportsman’s spirit.
By Jacob “Kobi” Azoulay Jul 21, 2018
Although almost ninety percent of waste of Kathmandu can be recycled and money made out of it, only a small group of waste workers are separating recyclables and making money. Some young Nepalese entrepreneurs have started to generate the resources from recycling waste. But, it is too little. Although several projects have already been launched, including the one by Practical Action and its local partners, the perception regarding waste is yet to change.
By Jacob “Kobi” Azoulay Jul 02, 2018
Air pollution is one of the most severe health problems facing Kathmandu. According to a global Environmental Performance Index published earlier this year, Nepal has the lowest air quality of the 180 countries ranked. Kathmandu is a large reason for that. Last year, using data from the World Health Organization and other institutions, Numbeo.com ranked the city as the fifth most air polluted in the world, with a pollution index of 96.57.
By Jacob “Kobi” Azoulay Jun 16, 2018