One of the leading domestic airline operators of the country Yeti Airlines had partnered with the United Nations in Nepal to raise public awareness on the Sustainable Developments Goals (SDG). As part of it, Yeti Airlines has extended support to ‘Ek Ek Paila’, an initiative launched by a group of doctors and volunteers with the aim of providing free health services to the people living in the remote rural areas.
The airlines have announced to support the campaign by providing special fare. The airlines will provide such fares to participants of the initiative that will help to promote the 3rd SDG – Good Health and Well-being in addition to its ongoing promotion of other SDGs like Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12), Climate Change (SDG13), Biodiversity Conservation (SDG 15) and partnership (SDG 17) in Nepal.
‘Ek Ek Paila’ which started in 2015 from Sindhupalchowk, came into existence after a group of doctors connected via Social media have reached out to people in Nuwakot, Dolkha, Rasuwa, Manang, Dhading, Dolkha, Kavre, Kathmandu, Gorkha, Manang,Mugu, and Simikot.
The campaign have covered total of 10,024 kilometers, reaching out to 10,478 individuals and provided 19,959 consultations (eye, ENT, dental, skin, ortho, gynecology, pediatrics, radiology, pathology, general medicine and surgery and pharmacy).
Yeti Airlines is trying to reach thousands of people with concrete and action-oriented messages for the global cause through their SDG-branded aircraft, shuttle buses, and handy SDG leaflets, donate now link on their official website, branding on the boarding pass and social media campaigns.
Being one of the leading domestic airline operators of the country, the carrier has partnered with the United Nations in Nepal to raise public awareness on the Sustainable Developments Goals (SDG) through branding their ATRs with the SDGs. Previously, as a part of the campaign, Yeti released two airport shuttle buses decorated with Sustainable Development Goals and the logos promoting awareness to reduce poverty, improve well-being and protect the environment.