Blog: Nepal

Hope for the Future amidst Disaster

*BT Village and *RT Village, Nepal

TCD Training

There was a gathering for the young students after they finished up their annual exam. There, I got a chance to talk about our Transformational Community Development (TCD) work in the area. After they heard about our work, these young people asked for TCD Training of Teachers (TOT) training.

A Tale of Water and Disaster Relief in Nepal

Thirst: the urgent physiological demand to consume a liquid.

Nepal. High-noon sun sparks river water. Yaks graze. Tiny villages cleave to mountain slopes carpeted in forests the color of jade. Somewhere sherpas, wool cap-flaps snugging their ears, hoist backpacks as they ready to herd tourists into an ascent of beckoning pristine peaks.

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.

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?”

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.

GHNI Nepal National Staff Mobilized In Spite of Personal Trauma

“Everyone thought this is the last day of their life. Not only one time, but hundreds of times the quake hit and the earth shook,” shares Kiran Karki, National Leader of Nepal in his official report of the event. Not only has Kiran and his team been tending to their families, but their neighbors, as well.

While our staff is safe, there are many thousands who were not. Seven days after the earthquake hit, nearly 6,000 people were found dead and about twice that number were injured. Various news sources estimate once all the rubble is cleared, lives lost will total much higher.

Health Screening for Hundreds in Need

*RT Village, Nepal

In this month in RT Village, we had health screening camp as a seed project. 180 school children of Ganesh Primary School were diagnosed in the health screening. Around 220 adults came from the

Food & Water Aid for Nepali Earthquake Victims

“My children are traumatized by the sight of seeing many of our neighbors killed in the earthquake. Hundreds of our neighbors are camped out in our front yard.”

These are the words of our National Leader, Kiran as we talked on the phone a few minutes ago.

I am sure you are aware the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that shook Nepal two days ago has been followed by over 100 after shocks. In Kathmandu, our leader reports there is no one in the hospitals because they are sleeping in the open air. The roads are blocked; food and water are becoming very rare.

Energized to Keep Working

*BT Village, Nepal

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.

Transformational Community Development

After the village people of *KT Village learned about the TCD model village, BT Village, people were excited to know about TCD lessons on different subjects, from sanitation to income generation.