35-year-old Chandra Bahadur Kumal lives in Chyangli VDC of Gorkha district with his wife and two daughters. As a driver in one of the agency at Kathmandu, he used to keep himself active most of the time. On a February night, when the entire family were waiting far a dinner, the Kumal family faced such an accident, which left them traumatized for months. Chandra still cannot recall what exactly happened to him that night; however, the Policemen, who rushed him to Bir Hospital after 12 hours following the accident claim that he fell from the bridge. At Bir Hospital, he was conservatively managed for his spinal cord injury at the cervical level. He was then referred to Spinal Centre for comprehensive rehabilitation
33-year old male Mr. Ram Kumar Das resides with his wife in his hometown Parbatipur, in Chitwan, Nepal. Das was a primary-school-teacher and a reliable accountant for a poultry farm. He has a B.Ed. degree in English Language, and is also on an enthusiastic reader of non-fiction. On 25th of Chaitra 2069, Das family encountered a shocking mishap after he sustained Spinal Cord injury from fall, while fixing pipelines. He was diagnosed with a D12 level fracture in his spine and was surgically managed at Narayani Community Hospital Ltd, Chitwan. Read More
22-year-old Manisha Sunar lives in Bardiya with her husband, and three-year-old daughter. As a housewife and a farm worker in her vil-lage, daily activities kept her occupied for most of the time. However, on fine April Tuesday, when Sunar left to collect red mud in the hills of Teprirampur to paint her house with, a scrape of red mud was all it took to bury her life with spinal cord injury.
After the accident, the villagers and her family members rushed her to Nepalgunj Medical College, where she realized that her lumbar spine had been fractured. Sunar was sent to TUTH, Kathmandu for surgical management of her injury. She was then referred to SIRC for comprehensive rehabilitation.