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  1. Relief Program at Chitwan

      Over one-million people all across Nepal were adversely impacted by the floods of August 2017. The catastrophic toll stands at 160 people dead, 45 injured, 29 missing, and 43,000 homes destroyed. According to government reports, the disaster temporarily displaced 21,000 families. On January 8th, 2018, Rangjung Yeshe Shenpen, in…

  2. Shenpen needs help!

      Shenpen would like to enlarge its volunteer team and, consequently, created two new positions: 1) Volunteer Writer and Editor; and 2) a English to Nepali Translator.  Please, read the job description above and feel free to contact us if you are interested. You are also welcome to share information…

  3. 2016 Rangjung Yeshe Shenpen Annual Report

    Shenpen’s team is happy to share with you its 2016 Annual Report. 2016 Rangjung Yeshe Annual Shenpen Annual Report Enjoy it!   Cover photo: C. Randazzo

  4. Relief Distribution to Flood Victims at Baruwa Madi

    Before the traumatic experiences of the April 2015 earthquake could be fully processed, we were again subjected to the traumatic experiences of horrendous floods since the second week of August 2017. Due to heavy rainfall the entire villages of Baruwa Madi,  were totally affected by floods, the entire villages have…

  5. Meet the donor: Babu Kaji Shrestha

    Since December 2015, Rangjung Yeshe Shenpen is involved in a post-earthquake project building 55 houses. This project is possible before of the generosity of hundreds of donors. One of them is Mr. Babu Kaji Shrestha, a devoted student of Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, instigator of the project. While visiting the project…

  6. One year already!

    On December 13th 2016, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche made a special journey to the village of Dhola, in Dhading District to view, first-hand, the progress made on the building of 55 new homes for victims of Nepal’s destructive earthquakes of 2015. Rinpoche toured the new construction site, examining every aspect and…

  7. The Challenges of Education in Nepal

    In 1951, 9,000 students were registered in primary schools across Nepal and only 1,700 students were engaged in secondary level education. At that time, Nepal counted only two colleges. There was no university. The impact of this was that only 5% of the adult population was educated in a modern…

  8. Rangjung Yeshe Shenpen and C.H.A.N.C.E. for Nepal (UK) Join Involvement in the Education of a Community

    If you are planning for one year – sow rice For ten year – plant trees For hundred years – educate people [Chinese proverb]   Since the developing stages of Shenpen in 2004, SHENPEN Education had as a mission to provide educational opportunities to the poor and needy children of…