Shenpen works with established and trusted organizations in Nepal to bring benefit to the most poor and disadvantaged of the country in the areas of Health, Education, Street Children, Elderly, Skills Training, and Animal Welfare.

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Mata Tirtha Old Age Home – a loving shelter for elderly women Posted Oct 14, 2019 By Mélanie Letourneau

Even though the elderly population is rapidly growing in Nepal and the traditional norms and family value systems are changing, there are few old age homes[1] in Nepal. And yet, some community initiatives, such as Mata Tirtha Old Age Home, are highly admirable. Mata Tirtha Old Age Home was established…

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Giving the Gift of Clear Vision by Supporting Eye Camps Posted Oct 14, 2019 By Mélanie Letourneau

Did you know that 89% of vision-impaired people live in low and middle-income countries such as Nepal, and that over 80% of all vision impairment can be prevented or cured? In Nepal, cataracts are one of the major causes of blindness. A simple surgery can restore the vision of many….

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Cultivating Kindness and Compassion Towards Animals Posted Oct 03, 2019 By Mélanie Letourneau

Since the inception of the Shenpen Animal Committee, our team has tried to find a way to address the suffering of water buffaloes. Hundreds of water buffalo are transported from the Indian border to Kathmandu every day to supply the market with fresh buffalo meat. While being transported on bumpy…

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