Kudos to Livability

I am very pleased to congratulate Stephen & Maggie Muldoon of Livability International, for their nomination of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize.  Wow!

At $2 million, the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize is the world’s largest humanitarian award and is presented to organizations judged to have made extraordinary contributions to alleviating human suffering.

Kanak Mani Dixit, the co-founder of SIRC nominated the dynamic duo for their long-time work and dedication to the unrepresented disabled and those living with SCI throughout Asia, including Nepal.

Livability have worked with SIRC since establishment in 2002 through the provision of strategic, operational and technical capacity support.  Livability has over 160 years’ experience in developing services for disabled people in the UK.  For the past 25 years, through the International department, Stephen & Maggie have extensive experience in the development of sustainable healthcare and rehabilitation services for people with disabilities in the Asia Region.  For more information on their work, visit their website.

Maggie & Stephen

Hearty congratulations to Stephen & Maggie.  We will be rooting for you to win this brilliant prize!

About Kate Coffey

After 25+ years in the investment management industry, I packed in my job and spent 2014 living and working in Nepal and Bangladesh, and visited some other places in between. It took me on a journey I did not expect, had me fall in love with Nepal and it's people, and become inspired at the work of Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Centre (SIRC) located 2 hours east of Kathmandu in the Sanga foothills. Since 2014, I have continued my warm relationship with SIRC and worked closely with my friends there in the aftermath of the 2015 earthquakes to date. This blog initially started out as a travelogue of sorts to keep friends and family worldwide updated while I was off on my travels in 2014. Since then it has morphed into a life story of the many places I have lived and worked and of the wonderful people I have met along the way. I hope you enjoy.
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3 Responses to Kudos to Livability

  1. Hi, thanks for your blog. Just to say that while I can access your other posts I can’t get the text for Kudos to Livability. Keep up the good work.

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