Rebuilding the classrooms in Shyama Dolakha

2017-09-30T21:28:48+10:00September 25th, 2017|

Shree Seti Devi Primary School is situated on a hill above the village of Shivalaya and educates children from playgroup to Grade 6. School after the earthquake NAFA has been involved with the Shyama school since 2011 when they funded the building of three toilets and the renovation of 4 classrooms.  They [...]

Classrooms in Kophu school, lower Solu Khumbu rebuilt

2017-09-30T21:37:10+10:00September 25th, 2017|

Over 180 students attend Shree Rampur Lower Secondary School which has 10 classrooms and an office and educates children from playgroup up to year 8. Completing the foundations NAFA started assisting this school in 2009 when we funded the building of 2 new classrooms and installation of equipment for the classrooms. In the [...]

Classrooms in Patle, Okhaldhunga rebuilt

2017-09-30T21:29:22+10:00September 25th, 2017|

Over 340 students attend Shree Patle Higher Secondary School which has 15 classrooms and an office and educates children from playgroup up to year 10. Preparing the land and retaining walls NAFA first assisted this school in 2009 with tin roofing to help them complete a new 3 classroom block.  In 2010 [...]

Villages provide volunteer labour towards rebuild of their community infrastructure

2017-09-30T21:39:46+10:00April 2nd, 2017|

Clearing school site at Patale NAFA always expects volunteer contribution from villagers in all funded projects. This engenders the spirit of partnership and ownership within communities and helps drive NAFA’s hard earned donations and fundraising income further. Following the devastating earthquakes in April and May 2015 villagers have greatly appreciated the significant commitments [...]

Celebrating the rebuild of remote infrastructure in Nepal!

2017-09-25T08:12:02+10:00April 2nd, 2017|

Practical training with stone mason It has been the year of rebuilding remote village infrastructure following the devastating  earthquakes in 2015. NAFA allocated $448,000 to earthquake related projects in five districts of Nepal: Dhading (Tawal, Kutal, Ladap and Richet), Solu Khumbu (Kophu), Okhaldhunga (Patale and Dhurpisurki), Dolakha (Shyama) and Sindulpulchowk (Jitpur). Additionally NAFA allocated [...]

Report on visit to Shyama, Dolakha

2016-10-31T18:00:56+10:00November 25th, 2015|

Ross and Brenda’s visit to the village of Shyama with our Solu Co-ordinator Phurba Sherpa, architect Sabin Shrestra and NAFA members Kusalta and Saskrita Shrestra - 14 October 2015 Temporary shelters The road to Jiri  is narrow and winds through hills and small villages, the 90km journey took us 7 hours. Due [...]

Earthquake damage Patle School Okhaldhunga

2016-11-01T13:33:02+10:00July 23rd, 2015|

Homes were destroyed On April 25 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook central Nepal destroying entire communities, killing more than 8,800 people, displacing more than 500,000 people and leaving millions in need of hope and security.  Weeks later on May 12, a 7.3 magnitude quake also struck eastern Nepal near Everest.     [...]

Earthquake affected Chermading school, Okhaldhunga

2016-11-01T13:38:48+10:00July 23rd, 2015|

Chermading school with renovated tin roof prior to the earthquake On April 25 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook central Nepal destroying entire communities, killing more than 8,800 people, displacing more than 500,000 people and leaving millions in need of hope and security.  Weeks later on May 12, a 7.3 magnitude quake also [...]

Earthquake Report on the lower Solu Khumbu and Okhaldhunga areas

2016-11-01T13:41:42+10:00May 19th, 2015|

On 25th April a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal, the epicentre was in the Gorkha district, west of Kathmandu.  A second earthquake on 12th May measuring 7. 4, the epicentre to the east of Kathmandu and the tremors were felt as far as about 2400 kilometres away.   Patale, Okhaldhunga Solu Khumbu/ [...]

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 [...]

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