NAFA aims to improve the physical, social, emotional and economic well being of people in Nepal through small development projects and to promote friendship between the people of Australia and Nepal.
Our theme for 2014 is: Achieving positive outcomes for disadvantaged communities and individuals in Nepal
The focus for fundraising for 2014 is: Sustainable health, educational and development projects in Nepal
The Nepal Australia Friendship Association (NAFA) was formed in January 1989 as the Australian Nepal Friendship Association (ANFA) Queensland. The name was changed to NAFA in 1993. NAFA is a Brisbane based non-political, non-profit, volunteer organisation without religious affiliation. Our aim is to improve the well being of individuals and communities in Nepal with an emphasis on women and children. NAFA has a proven track record in supporting sustainable, grass roots community development projects in Nepal in both rural and urban areas.
NAFA is run entirely by volunteers and 100% of tax deductible donations to NAFA’s Overseas Aid Fund are allocated directly to projects in Nepal. NAFA works in close collaboration with the growing Nepali community in Brisbane, who recently formed the Nepal Association Queensland (NAQ) to provide social support and activities to the local Nepalese community (including Nepali students studying in Queensland) and to assist NAFA with its fundraising activities.
NAFA holds a number of fundraising events throughout each year including a Nepali New Year Dinner and Nepal in the Park. NAFA is a vibrant organisation whose members share a love of Nepal and a desire to make a worthwhile contribution to Nepal’s development. New members are warmly welcomed.
NAFA holds general meetings open to all members on the first Tuesday of every month and an Annual General Meeting (AGM) in May 2014.
Join us to celebrate our 25th anniversary
Immerse yourself in a Nepalese cultural evening
with delicious food and entertainment
Saturday 10th May 5.00pm – 10.00pm
VENUE: Good Samaritan Centre, Lourdes Hill College, 86 Hawthorne Road, Hawthorne.
Tickets need to be prebooked – contact 3850 7600 – no ticket sales at the door
Run for a great cause and make a difference
in NAFA’s 25th anniversary!
Join the Everest Mob in the Brisbane Marathon
More details – check the calendar or click here.
Help us raise money for health projects
Learn a little more about NAFA
You can also contact Helen regarding education sponsorship (07) 3882 0028
Teacher sponsorship queries to Rod firstname.lastname@example.org (07) 3366 1826
Read our latest newsletter NAFA Newsletter 4 – August 2012
You can help by
- joining NAFA as a member
- help with or attend our fundraising events
- make one-off or ongoing donations
- sponsor a child’s education or vocational training
- donate prizes for raffles
- use your networks to raise funds
Thinking about putting NAFA into your Will?
Make a Bequest
Making a bequest – naming NAFA as a beneficiary in your Will is a simple and powerful way to help us deliver ongoing programs empowering under-privileged people in Nepal. NAFA is a Brisbane based non-political, non-profit secular organisation. 100% of donations (which are tax deductible) go directly to NAFA’s aid projects ‘on the ground’ in Nepal. Read more here.