Newsletter May 2022

2022-06-13T07:46:37+10:00May 26th, 2022|

Another COVID year, but again, thanks to wonderful support from NAFA’s donor network and generous donations from loyal philanthropists NAFA continued to support its ongoing health, disability, education and childcare commitments, as well as fund important one-off projects. In March 2022 senior executive officers were able to visit most of NAFA’s funded projects in [...]

Newsletter May 2021

2021-05-16T17:07:06+10:00May 16th, 2021|

After celebrating our 30th Anniversary at our Annual Fundraising Dinner in May 2019, little did we know what lay ahead in 2020 – a year like no other, due to Covid-19: no annual fundraising dinner - only a couple of market stalls and except for a short visit by the President in late January 2020 [...]

30th Anniversary Newsletter – 2019

2021-09-08T09:53:34+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 – 2014

2021-09-08T09:52:44+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 [...]

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