Villagers in Tawal area see their first Dentist ever!

2017-04-02T09:41:18+10:00April 2nd, 2017|

Dr Smita with grade 10 students dental hygiene talk Five female Nepali dentists from Kathmandu-based Kantipur Dental College Teaching Hospital and Research Centre, led by Dr Smita Dhakal, Dental Surgeon, conducted the first ever dental camp in Ri VDC, Dhading district from 24-27 February 2017. NAFA’s Rod and Deborah Setterlund welcomed the dental [...]

Biogas – Kophu

2016-11-01T17:46:39+10:00April 25th, 2014|

A deep hole dug for the cement fermentation and gas tanks, Kophu Solu Khumbu Location:  Solu Khumbu Date:   2012 ongoing Partner: Shanti Youth Family, Kanku 6 Kophu Beneficiaries: 30 households comprising 168 people Objective: To install a bio gas system in 30 households in the village of Kophu. Effluent goes in [...]

Water infrastructure Kodari

2016-11-01T17:47:08+10:00April 24th, 2014|

The Griffin family at the school water tap, Kodari Location: Kodari – Sindhupalchok district Date:  2013 Partner: Shree Singa Devi Primary School Beneficiaries:  105 students in Grades 1 to 5 and 15 households in nearby village.  Objective: To bring drinking water to the village and school from a spring 2 hours walk [...]

Improved cooking stoves for 9 rural villages in Ri VDC

2016-11-01T17:47:33+10:00April 24th, 2014|

Meeting of 300 villagers Location: Ri VDC, co-ordinated by Hilly Region Development Committee (HRDC), based at Tawal Date: November 2013 ongoing Beneficiaries: up to 1,000 households in 9 villages in Ri VDC Objective: To supply improved cooking stoves to households in Ri VDC HRDC representatives visit CRT Details: This project [...]

High altitude fuel efficient stoves – Solu Khumbu

2016-10-31T17:47:19+10:00March 24th, 2014|

High altitude fuel efficient stove Location: Lumsa, Gernapur, Mulkarka and Narjing villages - Solu Khumbu Date: 2013 Beneficiaries:  173 households / 665 people Objective: To install fuel efficient high altitude stoves   Cooking at an open fire, Mulkarka Solu Khumbu     Details:  The communities applied to NAFA for assistance in [...]

Water Infrastructure Chhermading

2016-10-31T17:51:58+10:00March 22nd, 2014|

Location: Chhermading Okhaldunga Date: 2013 Partner: The Himali Lali Gurans Youth Club,  Chhermading Beneficiaries: 200 people from 35 households and students from the local school. Objective:  Construct water/surge tanks and relay pipe for better water supply. Details:  This village had problems with their original water supply and applied to NAFA for assistance to build [...]

Remote Area Eye Clinics

2016-10-31T18:46:09+10:00June 13th, 2012|

Location: Remote areas in Nepal Date: 1990 ongoing Partner: the JOY Foundation Objective: To sponsor one remote eye screening and cataract surgery eye clinic per year, conducted by the Tilganga Eye Centre based in Kathmandu. Outcomes: From 1990 to 2008, NAFA has funded 17 eye clinics either by full or co-sponsorship, a total cost [...]

Tawal Hearing Clinic 2011

2016-10-31T23:06:27+10:00February 28th, 2012|

Keshab checking a child's ear Location : Tawal Date: 24 November – 1 December 2011 Partner: Keshab Dangol from the Nepalese Association of Hard of Hearing  (NAHOH), Lew and Sue Tuck from Whitsunday Hearing (HearingNepal Program) and two monks Kopan Monastery Beneficiaries: 12 schools and 13 villages (Tawal, Tawal Besi, Duchene, Ladap, [...]

Water infrastructure Duscheni

2016-10-31T23:38:06+10:00November 20th, 2011|

Location: Dhading district, ( 1 day jeep drive & 1.5 day walk from the main roadhead town of Dhading) Date: August  2009 Partner: Hilly Region Development Club/ Duscheni  village committee Beneficiaries: Appx 100 households in Duscheni village Objective: To supply water piping and materials for tap stands to replace old and damaged water infrastructure [...]

HearingNEPAL Program

2016-11-01T17:51:18+10:00November 19th, 2011|

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, which provides education regarding hearing difficulties, primary ear care screening and treatment services to people in [...]

Construct 3 school toilets Patale Okhaldunga

2016-11-01T17:51:50+10:00November 18th, 2011|

Location: Okhaldunga district, 3 days walk from Salleri village in the Lower Solu Khumbu Date:  July 2010 Partner: Shree Patale Lower Secondary School, Patale Beneficiaries: 200 students and teaching staff Objective: Construct 3 school toilets (girls, boys and staff) Details: There were no toilets at this school for over 200 children and school staff.  They were [...]

School toilets and reroofing classrooms Shyama

2016-11-01T17:52:52+10:00October 30th, 2011|

Location:  Ramechap district (one day walk from Jiri village roadhead) Date:  January 2011 Partner:  Shree Setidebi Primary School, Shyama -7 Bhirkharka, Dolakha Beneficiaries: 225 students and teaching staff Objective: Construction of school toilets and reroofing of existing school building Details: This school had old unusable toilets and the students were using the nearby bush [...]

Water infrastructure for a school Nayagau Kavre

2016-11-01T17:54:08+10:00October 28th, 2011|

Bringing water to the school Location: Kavre district (next district east of Kathmandu valley) Date:  July 2010 Partner: Shree Deupur Primary School, Nayagau Beneficiaries: 200 students and teachers Objective:  Water infrastructure project to bring water from a higher spring to a tap stand in the school which at present has no water. [...]

Improve water supply to village – Mulkarka

2016-11-01T17:55:29+10:00September 19th, 2011|

Villagers at the storage tank Location: Lower Solu Khumbu, 1 day walk from the airport village of Phaplu Date: January to May 2010 Partner: Mulkarka Village Development Committee Beneficiaries: 25 Households in Mulkarka village Objective:  To build a holding tank at a new water source, lay new piping and cement an old water [...]

Tawal Health Clinic

2016-11-01T18:05:59+10:00May 24th, 2011|

Health worker, Beg, checking blood pressure Location: Ganesh Himal area in remote hilly region of Nepal Date: 2001 ongoing Partners: Hilly Region Development Club Objective: To support the operation of a remote health clinic that services approximately 6000 people in the remote hilly region of Nepal, from the villages of Tawal, Kutal, [...]

NAFA Health Workers Save Lives and Prevent Illness in an Impoverished Subsistence Farming Area.

2016-11-01T18:06:55+10:00May 12th, 2011|

NAFA has been supporting the Tamang people in a remote mountain area with co-operative initiatives in health, education and infrastructure projects for many years. NAFA Tawal Health Clinic. Above left -NAFA Health workers Beg Bahadur Tamang and Sunita Tamang suturing wounds. Above right - Patient resting with saline drip during treatment. . [...]

Construction of Tawal Health Clinic

2016-11-01T18:16:36+10:00April 4th, 2001|

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 [...]

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