They are students, supermarket employees, baristas, teachers, accountants, tour guides, beauticians, painters or computer animators. They love their country and their family, and they would like to plan their future here without having to think too much about it. The “big but" are the hours spent in the noise and dust of the traffic jams, the compulsory string pulling and bribes, the politicians’ lack of interest for the people. Many are financially dependent on brothers, sisters or uncles who left to work in the Gulf States or elsewhere. As for the others, they get by, they help each other out while hoping for change. That’s what it’s like to be twenty today in Kathmandu.
2015 — with Dhiraj Ghale