Naya Bato Naya Paila (New Path New Footprints)
Naya Bato Naya Paila. is a youth-oriented soap opera that aims to address the root causes of conflict and equip the listeners with the necessary tools to manage the impact of conflict on their lives. It is about a group of young people from different ethnic and caste backgrounds who are living in a village in Rolpa District and dealing with the realities of life in the midst of war while seeking to promote peace in their own communities. Through the characters in the story, Naya Bato Naya Paila (NBNP) encourages youth to build relationships across ethnic and caste lines and to take on leadership roles in building peace in their communities.
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The show is aired three times a week through national and local radio stations and is targeted to reach the entire country, including those communities in hilly and other remote areas that are worst affected by the conflict. Radio soap opera NBNP is produced by Antenna Foundation Nepal in partnership with
Search for Common Ground. Naya Bato Naya Paila began broadcasting in August 2006 and works towards fostering direct youth involvement in promoting peace at both local and national levels.