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Puneshewri Shrestha makes a mark, known in Nepal as a tika, on the forehead of Asha Khadka in Sanogoan, Nepal. Shrestha leads Hindu religious practice in the Newar community, which was hard hit by the April 2015 earthquake that ravaged Nepal. <br />
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Most residents here lost their homes in the quake. Yet the ACT Alliance has provided a variety of services here since the quake, including blankets, tents, and livelihood assistance, and is helping villagers form the tens of thousands of cement blocks they will need to construct permanent housing.