Shiba Kala Limbu had no money for rent after the payments from her husband stopped. Photo: Reuters Shiba Kala Limbu had no money for rent after the payments from her husband stopped. Photo: Reuters
Shiba Kala Limbu had no money for rent after the payments from her husband stopped. Photo: Reuters

Nepali families go hungry after coronavirus pandemic hits remittances

  • More than 56 per cent of Nepal’s estimated 5.4 million households receive remittances that are a vital lifeline for families
  • Millions of Nepali migrants work in the oil-rich Gulf countries and Malaysia, accounting for more than a quarter of Nepal’s GDP

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Shiba Kala Limbu had no money for rent after the payments from her husband stopped. Photo: Reuters Shiba Kala Limbu had no money for rent after the payments from her husband stopped. Photo: Reuters
Shiba Kala Limbu had no money for rent after the payments from her husband stopped. Photo: Reuters
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