Nepali Slaves in Middle East

Check out this video by the UK newspaper The Guardian. It show’s the struggles of many Nepalese workers that travel abroad in search of money and prosperity. To find a job so they can earn enough to send back home to get out of the vicious poverty cycle however, prosperity is not always the case with labourers being duped by agencies for money and mistreated by their new ‘lords’. It’s a sad situation. Like a man in the video says ”We poor suffer; either here or there”. 
Wishing everyone Happy Nepali New Year 2068.  I hope the Nepali economy grows more this year and more jobs are created so not everyone has to think about going abroad. All the best to my readers, well-wishers and also those that do not wish me well.
Lex Limbu
Lex Limbu is a non-resident Nepali blogger based in the UK. YouTube videos is where he started initially followed by blogging. Join him on Facebook and follow him on Twitter.
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  1. Look at the youth dying everyday in Nepal,first they kill their soul,hope and then physically.In Nepal youth dies everyday,because the older generation didn’t think about them befor.That happens when yesterday didn’t think about future and if we don’t think about tomorrow then this thing will worsen like cancer.We are heading to the end stage and that is the sad truth.We all have been abandoned and duped by the people who were suppose to not let these things happen to them.I wonder if anyone will come forward honestly to put an end to this viscious cycle.I guess the one who are in power are concerned with their family and we are orphaned by country’s leader.We need leader all right ;anyone who has power to bring little bit of comfort to youth like them.I think we all should scratch our head and bring some solution in some small way rather than pouting lips and saying tsk tsk.I guess Nepalese are not only good at making faces and tsk tsking but bring forward some ideas or action to change in better way.Small step brings atleast is a positive step in the direction of improvement.What i hate is being gripped by hopelessness.There is still hope so it wont be repeated if we start thinking but the question is who will think? and another question is shouldn;t we think since they are also our brothers and sisters??

  2. TYO STUPID AGENTS haru…le kina paisa khaideko bichara haru ko!!!?? kailei pugdaina uniharulai.. tesari arkako paisa kane haru lai..!! $6,000 in that poor conditions..truly insane:'(

  3. How sad. I wonder how those cruel heartless paapi agents look at themselves in the mirror everyday and not feel any shame at all? Grrrrrrrrrr…

  4. Our bloody politicians worsen the economy of our beloved country Nepal in such scenario that only thing left now is that UN has to declare it as a failed State along with Afghanistan, Ethiopia.Hence, the youth who R future of the country have to seek opportunities for their better future beyond the border of Nepal knowing nothing about what might B waiting for them.

  5. haami sachchinai SLAVE nai ho ta – ARABma jaane ghoda chadne SLAVE, USA ma jaane HAATTI chadne SLAVE, UK ko lai ke bhanne ???

  6. dhanna Nepali Laaure bhaidiera UK ma ILR/ILE kholyo – natra kahako SLAVE ?
    bhagyamaata liera aaekai raichhan, gorelogone nepali logoko aisaan kiya ki nepali logone un gorologoko aisaan kiya

    abatak pataanahi

    meh ye nepali log jo uk meh goralogoka banihuwi mulukme baithkar kya kya ajibsa bhoktaa jaaraha hai

    mereko kuch maalum nahi – yeh logoka nepal me khaaneke liye paani nahi, chawal nai, pahenneke liye kapada nahi, sab anudaanme chalte hey … areah , lex lekhona wo baat bhi ….\

    ham khaana khaana nahi jante magar, gorologoko paresan karrahahu

  7. I used to work for a recruitment agency back in Nepal. Not all of such organisations are opportunists. We sent employees to only the trusted and well known companies either it be UAE or KSA or Qatar. But I do agree that there are a lot of ‘vulture’ agents and so called man power agencies.

    There is also another side to the story of working in gulf. Rather that staying idle and jobless in Nepal, many like me have opted to get out and struggle for brighter future. Now when I look around, I can see that Nepalese are getting into better jobs and getting recognized. Even if the number if few. It’s a slow uphill climb but if you have determination you will do it.If others can do it why can’t we?

    However, having said that, there is still a huge need to educate people more about the opportunist agents and the hollow dreams they show the naive public. If anyone is paying lakhs to come to GULF to work in a job that pays shitty money.. I will advice not to. When you convert dhirams you might get fancy figures in Nepalese rupees but its peanuts here.. because the living costs are very very high.

  8. Hey people!
    Nepal is not a poor country. Stop mentioning it and don’t try to gain sympathy and media’s attention. Its just people,who are poor in thoughts. People in Nepal are sustained but want to prosper badly.
    The truth is Nepal is really rich,raw,and real.

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