All posts tagged: "Mata Tirtha"

  1. Food For Elderly

    Not everyone in life is fortunate to be surrounded by loved ones and family members. Many of our elders in the society have to take refuge in the old-age homes. Offering Annadaan or donating food freshly prepared with love and care is a great way to please the members of…

  2. 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…

  3. Medical tests for seniors

      Last week , we were lucky enough to have a general medical checkup program at Mata Tirtha Old Age home. The Shenpen Medical team was led by Carrie Sengleman, a qualified nurse practitioner and committee chair of the Shenpen health program, Marsha Dupar – a qualified nurse. In many cases, family members…

  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. Medical Support for Mata Tirtha Old Age Home for Elderly Women

    Two members of Shenpen’s health committee (Carrie and Archana), who are qualified nurses, visited Mata Tirtha Home for Elderly Women in January to review the healthcare being given to the women. As noted on Shenpen’s website, Nepal has seen many changes in the structure and values of its society over…

  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…