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Humanitarian Crisis Growing in Nepal

Nepalese protesters throw rocks at police during clashes near the Nepal-India border at Birgunj, south of Kathmandu, on Nov. 2. On the same day, Nepal police fired into a crowd of protesters trying to block a key border checkpoint and killed an Indian civilian as anger over a new constitution boiled over. 54 more words

An All Hands Experience - Nepal

I was with All Hands Volunteers for six and a half weeks and in that time I worked on sites for 36 days. That’s 284 hours of rubbling, which in terms of rocks – a key component in clearing the remains of houses – is equivalent to removing approximately 170,400 rocks from sites. 1,023 more words


Lanterns For Life

“My request for a working visa in a foreign country was approved but I chose not to go. I found it hard to leave my family and my homeland despite everything”, said Pradip Lamichanne Magar, a resident of Malta-7, southern Lalitpur. 395 more words

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One Adventure Leads to the Next........onto Nepal

Gearing up for a Himalayan adventure…. On Sept. 23rd, 2015 I board a plane headed to Kathmandu, Nepal with my trusty 55L Osprey backpack filled with the few items I deem necessary for survival.   804 more words

Happiness! Impressions from a WASH & Life Skill Camp in Sindhupalchowk

The following experiences are based on experiences gained by Ashish Shrestha, an ECCA volunteer during WASH Camp and Life Skill Camp in Siddhi Kamala Lower Secondary School, Sindhupalchwok from 3rd to 6th August 2015: 237 more words

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Distributing educational kits in Sindhupalchowk - an experience from the field

On September 9, 2015 a group of volunteers left ECCA office towards Barabisee, Sindupalchwok, for a one day trip. One of the vehicles was loaded with around 30 piles of copies, solar tukis, six boxes of stationery and sports materials that were to be distributed to the six schools of that area. 659 more words

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