All posts in: "Elderly"

  1. A Visit to Mata Tirtha Old Age Home, Kathmandu

    Rangjung Yeshe Shenpen,  founded by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche in the year 2004 with an aim of helping poor, needy and suffering people, visited Mata Tirtha Old Age Home on 17th Dec 2019. Mélanie Létourneau, along with Lopon Urgen Dorje and Bimala Ghising, offered on behalf of generous Malaysian donors rice, lentils (dal)…

  2. Mata Tirtha Old Age Home – a loving shelter for elderly women

    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…

  3. Giving the Gift of Clear Vision by Supporting Eye Camps

    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.…

  4. Padam Kumari and her Activities

      Padam Kumari is 81 years old. She has been living at the Old Age Home since shortly after Nepal’s devastating earthquakes of 2015. In her old age, Padam had lived for a while with her son’s family, but her son often ignored her needs and the elderly woman fell…

  5. New mother at Mata Tirtha Old Age Home:

    Recently, locals noticed a Nepali woman spending day and night laying listlessly around the grounds of the Machyanarayan Temple. Despite the fact that she appeared weak, impoverished, unwell, and homeless, a few thoughtless people became annoyed and tried to chase her away. More compassionate members of the surrounding community reached…

  6. The Priceless Gift of Sight

    EYE CAMP at Siddhartha Academy in Sallaghari, Bhaktapur In coordination with Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, and partnership with Siddhartha Academy in Sallaghari, Ranjgung Yeshe Shenpen conducted a free eye camp on 31stMarch, 2018. This eye camp targeted the elderly residing near Katunje, Thimi, Suryabinayak and other surrounding areas to Bhaktapur.…

  7. Food For Elderly

    Not everyone in life is fortunate to be surrounded by loved ones and family members. Many of our elders in the society have to take refuge in the old-age homes. Offering Annadaan or donating food freshly prepared with love and care is a great way to please the members of…

  8. Eye Camp-'Sundarijal'

    ‘Gokarneshwor Scouts’ in collaboration with ‘Tilganga Eye Hospital’, organized an Eye camp at Sundarija, Nayapati-Genius School on Saturday,12th November 2016, which was supported by Rangjung Yeshe Shenpen. When I reached the location around 7:30 am, there were already many people lining-up for the registration which commenced at 8am. Scout volunteers…