Durga Kami was unable to finish his studies as a child because of poverty. Now the 68-year-old widower puts on his uniform and studies six days a week. Durga Kami attends class at Shree Kala Bhairab higher secondary school. Photograph: … Read More
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Delivering basic care to the remote Himalayas. To get to Saldang is simple, if not exactly easy. You walk. The nearest airport, many days away by foot, is a rough dirt strip at an altitude of about eight thousand … Read More
HETAUDA, Nepal — WATCHING the doctor perform is like observing miracles. He has restored eyesight to more than 100,000 people, perhaps more than any doctor in history, and still his patients come. They stagger and grope their way to him … Read More
Since the April earthquake, teams have braved landslides and aftershocks to document the damage to Nepal’s antiquities as well as begin efforts to secure and restore them. BY Rajneesh Bhandari and Jonah M. Kessel | May. 20, 2015
RAMKOT, Nepal — The earthquake shook the sprawling Buddhist nunnery near this village in the western valley of Kathmandu so violently that the nuns jumped through shattered glass windows, smashed open rattling doors and dived over a collapsing staircase. They … Read More
Hello to all supporters of the work of 100 Friends, In light of the horrendous 7.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked Nepal with devastating force on Saturday, killing thousands and injuring many more – 100 Friends has created a fund to … Read More
WOMEN’S RIGHTS Bibek Bhandari in Kathmandu Many perpetrators of such horrific violence in Nepal go unpunished because of the limited scope and restrictive requirements of the law For Nepalese burn victim Rita Dangol, the scars on her face and body … Read More