All posts tagged: "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. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. Shenpen Annual Newsletter – a Review of 2015

    There is a review in photos and texts of the year 2015 in Nepal. Hope you will enjoy reading Shenpen’s latest Newsletter.     You can also read Shenpen’s Winter Newsletter in pdf on our website: http://www.shenpennepal.org/newsletters/