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30th Anniversary Newsletter

2019-06-05T14:10:32+10:00June 5th, 2019|

Water infrastructure in village schools 30 highlights in 30 years – including NAFA’s responses to the 2015 earthquakes As we enter our 30th year of existence, over 95% of the earthquake rebuild commitments have been completed. It has taken a huge amount of determination, generosity, hard work and expertise both in Nepal and [...]

Newsletter – February 2018

2018-02-06T17:05:45+10:00February 6th, 2018|

There's been quite a bit happening since we sent out the last newsletter. Communities have been progressing - and in some cases completing - repair and rebuild work, and NAFA representatives have visited all of our project sites. This year, we hope to complete all of the rebuilding work. This will be a massive achievement for [...]

Newsletter – October 2017

2017-11-01T11:03:38+10:00October 27th, 2017|

Ladap finished July 16 2017 In the past 9 months NAFA has helped 9 remote villages across 5 districts in Nepal rebuild or substantially repair their schools after the devastating earthquakes in April and May 2015. NAFA provided $500,000 to rebuild or substantially repair 60 classrooms in 9 schools. Completed three classroom block [...]

Newsletter April 2017

2017-04-04T06:34:48+10:00April 2nd, 2017|

Earthquake rebuilding Two years since the devastating earthquakes, good progress is being made rebuilding infrastructure in the communities where NAFA works. NAFA has allocated $448,000 across five districts of Nepal - Dhading (Tawal, Kutal, Ladap and Richet), Solu Khumbu (Kophu), Okhaldhunga (Patale and Dhuperserki), Dolakha (Shyama) and Sindulpulchowk (Jitpur) - to rebuild [...]

Newsletter February 2017

2017-04-04T07:03:53+10:00April 2nd, 2017|

Dear Supporters of NAFA Welcome to our first newsletter in 2017. In this newsletter you will get a sense of the breadth of NAFA's development projects in Nepal. Many thanks to everyone who donated so generously to NAFA's initial response to the terrible earthquakes in 2015 and to the commitments NAFA has made to help rebuild remote infrastructure. A special thanks to those who [...]

25th Anniversary Newsletter

2016-11-10T14:12:31+10:00August 21st, 2014|

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 [...]

Knitters Newsletter 2014

2016-10-31T23:41:06+10:00May 28th, 2014|

Lumsa, Solu Khumbu             Many thanks to all our knitters, read our latest newsletter Knitters Newsletter 2014 No 14 Besdec childrens home From October 2013 to January 2014 we distributed over 650 jumpers and 700 beanies to disadvantaged children mainly in remote areas.     [...]

Our 25th anniversary

2016-10-31T23:41:53+10:00May 12th, 2014|

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 [...]

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2016-10-31T23:28:29+10:00January 7th, 2012|

Each year our members volunteer their time for big and small projects in Nepal. Our main projects are recorded on the website but during their stay in Nepal our members experience many different and unusual events. The newsletter was created to share these incidents with you. They give a more personal view [...]

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