Kirat Yakthung Chumlung UK was established in 2003 with the objective to promote the welfare of Limbus living in the UK; and to preserve Limbu language and culture.
The KYCUK shall be a non-profit organisation and is established for the purpose of carrying out the following objectives:
- To undertake various activities for the upliftment and preservation of Limbus, their cultural heritage, language (including the Kirat-Sirijonga scriptures), literature and religion.
- To conduct research on subjects related to Limbus and promote awareness amongst them and educate the wider general public.
- To organize various activities to alleviate social and welfare related hardships and assist in developmental programmes, to improve the socio-welfare of all Limbus living in the UK.
- In cases of extreme financial hardship, e.g. serious illness, indefinite hospitalisation, death of an immediate family member or other acute emergencies, a member shall apply for an interest free loan of up to £2000 from KYCUK. Such requests for loans from members shall be approved by the CEC on a case by case basis at an extraordinary CEC meeting. The loan shall be repaid within the timeframe agreed by the CEC and the borrower.
- To promote or facilitate effective charity programmes that benefit, fosters friendship and enhance social integration and communal harmony with local communities and the general public in the UK.
- To develop and foster friendly relationships with other ethnic-minority groups and communities in the UK and assist in achieving the UK Government’s social-integration objectives and work towards the consolidation of democracy, national unity and preserve the independence of KYCUK’s culture.
- To create, promote or facilitate awareness programmes against drugs and alcohol abuse; its anti-social effect on society, community and to the general public.
- To plan, coordinate and execute effective programmes to educate and help eradicate religious superstitions, social stigma, beliefs and practices to improve the general health and well-being of all Nepalis, both in the UK and in Nepal.
- To support human rights, indigenous rights, women and child rights in support of the UN Charter.
- To foster the Kirat Yakthung Chumlung UK’s relationship with other Kirat Yakthung Chumlung societies throughout the world.
- To cultivate the continued awareness of Limbu history, traditions, religion and language through participation in various social, recreational and interaction programmes.
For further information, please visit website: www.chumlunguk.com