First phase of NAFA’s remote schools earthquake rebuild program completed!

2017-09-30T21:33:43+10:00September 19th, 2017|

In the past nine months NAFA has helped nine remote villages across five districts in Nepal rebuild or substantially repair their schools after the devastating earthquakes in April and May 2015. Recently constructed Shyama classrooms The first phase of the rebuild is completed. We are very proud of local builders’ achievements under very [...]

President’s Report for 2016

2017-04-04T22:17:28+10:00April 4th, 2017|

 The Big Picture: Rebuild is well and truly underway! Rod and Kancha in Tawal NAFA’s focus in 2016 was helping remote villages rebuild infrastructure destroyed by the devastating earthquakes that struck Nepal in April and May 2015, After allocating nearly $100,000 in 2015 to NAFA’s initial responses (provision of medical supplies, roofing tin, [...]

Sadit Maharjan reflects on work and life in remote Nepal

2017-04-03T11:38:51+10:00April 2nd, 2017|

Sadit with host family Post the earthquake of April 2015, I was more exposed to the humanitarian role that a civil engineer can play in reconstruction of the society. My will to help the earthquake affected areas recover and the enthusiasm to be with needy people were my main motivation during the projects [...]

Nepal Knitters – end of an era

2017-04-02T11:36:12+10:00September 12th, 2016|

Jirikarka 2014 The knitting program began in 1998 when Ross and Brenda identified a need.  They had travelled to Nepal  5 times by then and been to many village areas and seen how poor the children were in the farming communities.  Many of these children had only one change of clothes, their parents [...]

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