All posts by: "Joseph Faria"

  1. Trouble In Tipling: Difficulties and Determination

    On July 8th (*the first group left separately on July 6th), monks from Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling and volunteers from Shenpen packed almot 7,000 tin sheets and other supplies (such as tarps, rice, and vegetables) into three trucks and two jeeps to head to the himalayan region of Tipling. They left…

  2. Relief For the Poor In Pharping

    On June 30th, monks from Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling and volunteers from Shenpen went to Pharping to deliver 28 bundles of tin sheets to 28 families in need. Shenpen had received word that even though this area had already received aid, these 28 poor families still had not received anything and…

  3. Good News From Bethan!

    We just received these wonderful photos from Bethan VDC of villagers using the materials we supplied them on June 26th to build temporary shelters. You can also see images of some of the locals’ damaged homes that we have obtained. To read more about our work in this region, please…

  4. Aid for Bhalwari

    At 6:30 AM on June 26th, Shenpen monks and volunteers left Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling monastery in Boudhanath for the village of Bhalwari in Bethan VDC ward 6, Ramechhap district. With them they brought 288 CGI tin sheets, 78 metal pipes, 156 metal rods, as well as other temporary shelter supplies for 26…

  5. A Devastated Family in Swayambunath

    On June 14th, monks from Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling went to Swayambunath to bring two bundles of tin sheets to provide shelter for one devastated family. A single father who is mute had lost his wife due to the earthquakes and only his young son remained. Their home had also been…

  6. Overcoming Obstacles for Tingboche

    On Monday June 15th, Lungtok, one of the volunteer drivers for Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling, went to deliver supplies to Tingboche in Solu Khumbu. The drive was very long and arduous–they left at 5:00 AM and arrived in Bhablu at 4:00 PM, with their car breaking down twice along the way…

  7. Providing Shelter in Thilbar

    On June 10th, monks from Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling were headed to Thilbar in Narantang VDC-4 to deliver supplies. On the way, they stopped by Dhulikel Hospital to deliver new sterilizing equipment for their surgical tools, donated by the Light of Buddhadharma foundation. In Thilbar itself, 45 tarps were distributed to…

  8. Invited Guests Receiving Relief

    On June 17th, monks and representatives from Shenpen waited at Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling to receive some very special guests. Recently, our monks had received word from various villages of great destruction and devastation, yet there had been no chance for the monks to make it out to these different areas.…