We are proud to announce that Alyssa Azar, the youngest Australian to summit Mt Everest, will be attending our cultural festival Nepal in the Park – Mt Coot-tha So come along and meet this courageous mountaineer and adventurer. Nepal in the Park Sunday 21st August 9am – 1pm JC Slaughter Falls, Mt Coot-tha
NAFA was formed in 1989 after the 30 volunteers from the Nepalese pavilion at Expo 88 wanted to help underprivileged people in Nepal and form friendships with the small Nepalese community in Brisbane. Today NAFA’s membership includes the original founders, people who have enjoyed visiting Nepal and many members of the Nepali community. Click [...]
Keshab from NAHOH conducting primary ear care Location: Kathmandu, Tawal village and VSN School, Thimi. Date: From January 2010, with initial approval period of three years. Partner: Local NGO Nepal Association Hard of Hearing (NAHOH www.nahoh.org.np), which provides education regarding hearing difficulties, primary ear care screening and treatment services to people in [...]
Location: Bahundanda Secondary/ Primary School is situated some 6 hours walk from the last bus stop along the Annapurna Circuit Trail. Date: 2004 Beneficiary: Students and teachers at the school. Outcome: Construction of a toilet block at the school to improve hygiene and health situation at the school.
Location: Solu Khumbu Area Date: Feb 2001 to April 2003 Beneficiary: Mulkarka Village community and Dorpu Young Star Club. Objective:To improve water supply from old to new spring for villagers and 200+ people who pass through on market journey. Beneficiary: Villagers, particularly women and young girls. Outcomes: Laying of new pipe from fresh spring, [...]
Location: A neglected school located only 15 minutes from Swayumbunath in Kathmandu with 200 children. Date: March 2002 Beneficiary: The students Objective: To build a diversionary wall on upper side of school building to stop water seepage and excess waters from properties above which were flowing into lower floor classrooms. Outcome: Wall successfully built [...]
Location: Ganesh Himal area in remote hilly region of Nepal Date: Sept 1999 - March 2001 Partners: Hilly Region Development Club and AUSAID. Objective: To construct a health clinic to service 3,000 people in the remote hilly region of Nepal. villages of Tawal, Kutal, Salleri, Dhusini. Outcomes: Construction, furnishing and equipping of health clinic [...]