Blog: Asia

Students Excited About Exams

*U Village, Sri Lanka

We arrived at the tutoring class. Ruwani, Nadishani and Erasha came to us and said they were very excited today as they were having their quarterly examination. They said that they have studied in preparation for the examination, but were not sure if the questions they studied would be on the exam.

Renewable Energy for the Poor

Solar Cookers, Afghanistan

Moses is the head of *JBG Village. A very hospitable man, he welcomes us every time we visit. He and other villagers appreciate every decision and development plan that we want to start there.

In addition to solar cookers, our plan is to provide another water project in JBG, and to do health lessons in this village.

Medical Help and Agricultural Training

Due to the nature of our work in the field, it's not always possible to provide a high quality photo. We're happy to provide a current visual of our work despite the quality.

*RT Village and *BT Village, Nepal

This past quarter we focused on RT Village, since the local people in the village requested us to come to this new village.

Poplar Tree Cultivation

*Valley of Ali, Afghanistan

Spring is the time when cuttings are taken from the existing grove of poplar trees. GHNI hired Hamish, an accomplished horticulturist, as our new office administrator, and he’s helping to develop this project. After seeing the condition of the trees after the harsh winter, we are making plans for the future. We will keep you posted.

GHNI Afghanistan Team

*For purposes of security, “Valley of Ali” is a pseudonym of the village being helped by this project.

Reopening Their Eyes to Wellness

Thar Yar Kung Village, Myanmar

The lack of adequate knowledge of wellness is a major concern in this community. Community wellness is neglected by everyone. Therefore, there is no committee focused on this area. Their eyes are closed to see the benefit of doing disease prevention. As a result, they must run to the clinic nearby, which demands more money per patient than any villager can pay.

Nepal Earthquake Becomes Catalyst for Long-Term Development

April 25th, 2015 was a day that many Nepali people will not forget. The earth shook…and shook and shook and they wondered, “Is this the end?”

Library Opens to Motivate Children

Tanakeke-Cambaloe Village, Indonesia

Due to the nature of our work in the field, it's not always possible to provide a high quality photo. We're happy to provide a current visual of our work despite the quality.

Returning Home

Tanakeke-Batu Ampara Village, Indonesia

Three years ago, Daeng Nyala left Batu Ampara Village to go to another province to find work. But even after three years of searching, he could not find a good job. When GHNI started income generation projects, Daeng Nyala participated initially but did not see the immediate results that he was hoping to see.

Tarps to Shelter Earthquake Victims

No other relief organization has reached this area yet.

Desperately needing tarps for shelter, their homes collapsed from the violent shaking, families gather hopelessly in destroyed villages.

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