‘Everest Challenge’ & ‘Tour de Brisbane’ …. Mission Accomplished !

2021-07-18T20:31:35+10:00July 18th, 2021|

"Mission Accomplished ...... on Sunday 11th July 2021, I completed my ‘Everest Challenge’ and the ‘Tour de Brisbane’. I took part in the Tour de Brisbane on 11th July in order to raise funds for Sungava Home for Young Women with Intellectual Disability which is one of NAFA's ongoing health, disability and education commitments in [...]

Tour de Brisbane & Everest Challenge –  Progress Update

2021-07-18T20:29:19+10:00June 1st, 2021|

Full details of this Fundraising event can be found on the Events Page. "Two weeks on from my last email, and it’s time for a progress update. I have challenged myself to take part in the Tour de Brisbane on 11th July in order to raise funds for Sungava Home for Young Women with Intellectual Disability [...]

President’s Report 2020

2021-05-05T18:15:55+10:00May 5th, 2021|

After celebrating NAFA's 30th anniversary at the Annual Fundraising Dinner in May 2019, little did we know what would lie ahead for 2020. In a year like no other due to Covid-19, there was no annual fundraising dinner, only a couple of market stalls and, except for a short visit by the President in [...]

President’s Report 2019

2020-12-07T16:20:29+10:00September 8th, 2020|

NAFA completed the rebuild or substantial repair of fifty-four earthquake resistant classrooms at eight schools, thirty-five classrooms in four Dhading district schools: Kutal, Ladap, Richet and Tawal and nineteen classrooms in the remote, eastern Nepal villages of Kophu, Patle, Shyama and Dhupisurke. In 2018 NAFA continued to focus on helping remote villages rebuild infrastructure destroyed [...]

President Report 2018

2019-04-29T12:47:33+10:00April 29th, 2019|

  The Big Picture:    NAFA completed the rebuild or substantial repair of fifty-four earthquake resistant classrooms at eight schools, thirty-five classrooms in four Dhading district schools: Kutal, Ladap, Richet and Tawal and nineteen classrooms in the remote, eastern Nepal villages of Kophu, Patle, Shyama and Dhupisurke. Patle school 4 classroom block In [...]

2018 Fundraising dinner

2018-06-09T17:51:06+10:00June 9th, 2018|

Making a difference to people's lives in Nepal This year's Nepalese New Year Fundraising event on the 5th May 2018 was a huge success.  The hall at Lourdes Hill College was buzzing with supporters and volunteer workers. Luya Music provided the early evening musical entertainment and the delicious food was cooked by the  Tibetan Kitchen [...]

President Report 2017

2018-04-15T09:24:24+10:00April 15th, 2018|

The Big Picture: Rebuild completed in many villages and half way to completion in others! NAFA’s focus in 2017 continued to be helping remote villages rebuild infrastructure destroyed by the devastating earthquakes that struck Nepal in April and May 2015. After allocating $400,000 in 2016 towards the rebuild, NAFA allocated another $191,505 towards the second [...]

Crowd Funding

2018-03-05T16:11:46+10:00March 5th, 2018|

COMMITTEE MEMBER Rick Parkes aged 74 is walking 817 km on CAMINO NORTE to raise funds for Children in Tawal Nepal for education and health   Tawal villagers pouring a concrete slab on classrooms by hand that took 13 hours, all volunteers. This is their dedication after the earthquake to educate their children [...]

What will NAFA do after earthquake rebuilding is completed in 2018?

2017-09-26T08:58:11+10:00September 26th, 2017|

In mid 2018 NAFA hopes to complete the significant rebuilding commitments it made after the devastating earthquakes in April and May 2015. It will be a big achievement for a small, volunteer run NGO - an achievement of which we can be collectively very proud. Butterfly child care centre But what happens then? [...]

Fun in the great outdoors – Nepal in the Park 2017

2017-09-26T08:56:21+10:00September 26th, 2017|

Our annual “Nepal in the Park” fundraiser was held on 20th August at the JC Slaughter Picnic Grounds, Mt Coot-tha. Nepalese dancing “Base camp” was decorated with colourful prayer flags and marquees, and the sublime setting was enhanced by perfect weather which also provided ideal conditions for the 119 people who signed up [...]

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