All posts in: "Elderly"

  1. Dental Camp at Old Age Home

      Rangjung Yeshe Shenpen organized a two day dental camp at Mata Tirtha Old Age Home for the 23 elderly mothers living at the home.  The clinic was led by Dinesh Pyakurel(a well known dentist) along with his medical team Rusha Mahat and others.   On the first day of the camp, the…

  2. Spotlight on Eye Camps

    During the month of February, Shenpen has concluded 3 major eye camps at Matatirtha Old Age Home, Sikharapur School Pharping and Kakani Scout Premises. We organized an eye camp at Matatirtha Old Age Home on 12th,February 2016, in coordination with our project partner Nepal Scouts, who brought the medical team…

  3. An Eye Camp: From the View of a Sponsor

    I have been living in Nepal studying at Rangjung Yeshe Institute for three and a half years.  The last two years, I gave a donation to Shenpen towards eye camps for the elderly in my name, my two niece’s names’, and my godchild’s name. For me, it feels like the…

  4. Celebrating 100th birthday of Sundar Aama

    Turning 100 years old is indeed a great achievement. Not only can we appreciate and look up to those who seem to follow the correct path to a ripe old age, but it’s always a shining example of how far we have come as a people to extend our lives…

  5. Food Campaign at Mata Tirtha Old Age Home

    “She didn’t say it; I only thought she said it. So, really it was my own thought – my words, and not hers.” Lati is mute and very loving. She cares a lot about her friends. When someone is sick at the Old Age Home, she cries and it is…

  6. Food Campaign

    Mata Tirtha Old Age Home is taking care of 19 elderly women between the ages of 65 and 99. This old age home has the capacity to accommodate up to 30 elderly women who do not have anyone to look after them. While visiting this special place you will notice…

  7. Eye Camp for the Elderly in Boudhanath

    One hundred and twenty elderly people benefited from an eye camp held in Boudhanath, Kathmandu, on 18th January, 2014. The eye camp was organized by Shenpen in collaboration with Himalayan Roots to Fruits, a local non-governmental organization (NGO) and Professional Support Services Nepal (PSSN), an NGO specializing in eye camps.…

  8. Sundar Kumari, a Grandmother of 99 years, Finds Refuge at Matatirtha

    Sundar Kumari Shrestha is 99 years old who belongs to rich family from Kathmandu. She used to knit woolen clothes and sell them in the market. Sundar was a very hardworking woman when she was younger, so much so that she was capable to make enough money to sustain her…