All posts tagged: "earthquake"

  1. 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…

  2. Meet our donors: Ulli Glocknitzer

    Ulli Glocknitzer is an Austrian citizen. She works in a kindergarten as a teacher assistant. Ulli looks like having an ordinary life but she has extraordinary characteristics: her commitment to the well-being of humankind and an unbelievable devotion to people of Nepal that she visited twice. After the devastating earthquake…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. Meet the community 8: Maya Tamang, a courageous mother

    My name is Maya Tamang and I am 32 years. Before the earthquake, I had never carried rocks, sand, or rods. I did not know about building houses. But I have learned to do all of those things and take care three children on my own.   On the day of…

  7. Meet the community 4: Lama Achung

    “After the earthquake, a man from Lapa, northern part of Dhading district, came to the monastery. He told us that their community had received money from a Canadian donor to purchase land in Dhola, Dhading, for the people displaced by the massive earthquake and the landslides that followed it. After…

  8. 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…