Impact: Stories of Asia

Slum Revival in Kathmandu

2010Ep1026 mins

The world’s slums are growing, and growing, with the number people living in such dire conditions now at the 1 billion mark – making up 32 per cent of the global urban population, according to UN-HABITAT. And in few places in Asia is the situation more dire than in Nepal, the poorest Asian country. Impact demonstrates the myriad problems that slum dwellers in Kathmandu face – sanitation, healthcare, education, employment – and look at solutions which can be scalable to slums elsewhere.

Video Language: English