IBBY-Yamada 2018: Nepal

IBBY Nepal: Folktale collection programme

Nepal has over a hundred ethnic groups, many of which are endangered, each with their own oral traditions. IBBY Nepal has developed a programme to collect folktales and re-tell/re- write them for children. The programme also aims at preparing a book of folktales in Braille for visually-impaired children. The programme will initially collect folktales from three ethnic groups: Thami, Chepang and Chidimar to create a book, Stories from my Village for each group.