All posts in: "Earthquake Relief"

  1. Meet the community 3: Dum Tsering Tamang, the construction manager

    Dum Tsering Tamang is the construction manager for the housing project in Dohla. He grew up tending cattle in the woods. But when he started building his own house, his life changed. He taught himself how to make doors and windows. And every time he went into the nearby city he…

  2. Meet the Donors : Estrella and Javier

      Javi and Estrella are from Spain. They arrived to Nepal as part of a group for the first time on April 24, 2015. Less than 24 hours after their arrival, the earth tremendously shook and killed thousands of people. They have never been that scared. A few days after…

  3. Moti Aama

    Moti Aama was only seventeen when she experienced her first earthquake, an 8.4M shock that struck Nepal on January 15, 1934. Eighty-one years later,her home was destroyed by the recent massive quake in 2015 that also killed four people in her small village. After two months of living in the…

  4. Meet the community 1 : Dinesh Tamang, leader of the community

    Great projects come true due to the people behind them. Our project in Dhola couldn’t be possible without a man completely devoted to the cause. This man is Dinesh Tamang, the leader of the community we are currently helping building 55 homes. Check out this video to learn more about…

  5. Rebuild Homes | Heal Hearts – Dhading Reconstruction Project

    Description of the project It is under the guidance of Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche, Founding President of Rangjung Yeshe Shenpen that we started this important reconstruction project new months ago. The project consists to sponsor the purchase of the construction material for the 55 houses that will count the new village of…

  6. Rachel’s Nuwakot Journal

    The following are a collection of pictures and a journal entry composed by our wonderful Shenpen volunteer, Rachel Fiona. Thank you, Rachel, for all your kindness and hard work!   “We departed from Kathmandu at 7.00 that morning. It didn’t take too long before we left the urban landscape behind…

  7. Jorpati Yolmo Refugee Project

    August 25th, 2015 – Although many of our Shenpen relief efforts are directed toward benefitting communities in remote areas, in some tragic cases the damage caused to large areas of land has forced entire communities to seek shelter within the Kathmandu valley. One such community has recently moved to Jorpati,…

  8. Lokhim VDC, Solukhumbu District Earthquake Relief Project

    August 20th, 2015 – Monks from Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling monastery traveled to Lokhim VDC in the Solukhumbu region loaded with supplies for temporary shelter (tarps) as well as school supplies and clothes for about 300 students. The trip generally takes about 12 hours travel time before reaching a point beyond…