The Reality Faced by Nepal's Workers Overseas
Due to limited options available in their home country, many Nepali workers travel to locations such as the Middle East and Malaysia to send home funds that support the lives and education of their families. However, the work conditions they find waiting for them are often harsh, and many sustain kidney damage. Some even lose their lives, leaving families to support themselves. In this episode, we speak to the workers who face these conditions for the good of their families.
Nepali workers gathered at the airport. More than 1,000 per day travel overseas for work.
Many migrant workers perish overseas, and their bodies returned home to Nepal.
Workers who damage their health overseas face even worse financial situations upon their return.
A legal office provides free aid to migrant workers who have suffered damages.