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Nepali families go hungry after coronavirus pandemic hits remittances

Nepali housewife Shiba Kala Limbu grimaced as she recalled how she went hungry to feed her five-year-old daughter after the coronavirus pandemic cost her husband his job as a mason in the Gulf state of Qatar.The 25-year-old said she had no money for rent after the payments from her husband, Ram Kumar, stopped.“It is painful,” she said, as she peeled potatoes in a dimly lit kitchen that doubles as her bedroom in the Baniyatar locality of the Nepali capital. “I skipped several evening meals to…

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