All posts tagged: "Kanti"

  1. Heart-warming initiative from Australia!

    Dear Karina, Ali and Manu, Thank you very much for your contribution of time and energy for collecting bags of dolls, sunglasses, woolen wear, candies and more to the Children at Kanti Hospital Burns-Unit. Patients in the burn ward often stay for long periods of time for treatment. Many of these children…

  2. 'Season of Giving'

    During this season of celebration and giving, Kristy Walter, Director of Athletics at Lasell College and her friends from Boston were in Nepal for a winter vacation of trekking to Everest Base Camp.  When planning their trip, they felt that they could offer help to local initiatives and learned about…

  3. “A Volunteer’s Day at the Burns Unit”

    I am a Canadian student visiting Nepal to conduct some field research to support my master’s thesis. My research is focused on commercialized farmers and the experience of women farmers—is commercialization helping them or are gender relations holding them back? This is how I came to find Shenpen because they…

  4. Goody Bags at Burns Unit

    Burns are a major problem for both adults and children in Nepal. Unlike adults, accidental burns are very common in children. They are often the result of ignorance about how to prevent burns and also in some cases, negligence on the part of parents/guardians. Children are brought to Kanti from…

  5. Volunteering at Kanti Children’s Hospital Playroom

    Shenpen is initiating the organization of their first project where volunteers can give their time when they are in Nepal and experience a bit of our work and the needs of the people in Nepal. We receive many requests from people all over the world who plan to visit Nepal…