Posts By: CGLF

Helping others, helping ourselves

A couple of days ago we told you about Uma Desar and her family. Uma works at Vajra Varahi Healthcare clinic in Chapagaon. We thought you might be interested in what happened to the other non-medical staff at the clinic and what it means to them to be back at work. Bhuwaneswori Shrestha (in the… Read more »

Sober Recovery Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre

When we found ourselves with spare medical supplies kindly donated by Singapore sponsors we were extremely happy to be able to pass them on to a good cause. Antibiotics, antinflammatory medicines, bandages and a first aid kit were taken to the Sober Recovery Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre in Jorpati next to Boudhanath. The centre is itself a… Read more »

Lessons for the future

The garden on the roof of Vajra Varahi Healthcare is almost back to normal; Uma Desai has cleared up the smashed pots and replanted flowers, and the chillis she put in before the rains are beginning to fruit. Uma tends the garden and the clinic, making sure it is clean for patients and staff each… Read more »

Meet Pasang Drolma……

We’d like you to meet Pasang Drolma. Pasang is 12 years old and is from the Sindhupalchowk district of Hyolmo. We met Pasang during our early relief visits. She is eager and full of promise but she faces a bleak future without our help.  From those around her we heard a story we were to hear… Read more »

Back to school in Yangrima!

Back in June it was an enormous pleasure to see how a single tent, so kindly donated by you, could help so many! Our tent was temple, dormitory and school room to the people of Sermathang village in Hyolmo. Now life in Sermathang is slowly getting back to normal and Yangrima school is at the heart of… Read more »

Rolwaling school completed!

  Rolwaling school has been a story for quite some time. We began by hearing about the school from Ngawang Tenzing Lama who visited CGLF office in the beginning of June. Read the original story here. We made a donation and sent tin sheets up to the village, and the children themselves took part in clearing the ground… Read more »

When a little goes a very long way – Tashi’s family

Most of the work we report on is of large scale efforts to help a whole village. But we should never forget that every village is made up of families and every family consists of individuals. A fortnight ago, we donated a dozen sets of clothes and three sets of bedding (part of Malaysian cargo)… Read more »

Once more to Rasuwa, to new villages!

Blankets, sweaters, jackets, T-shirts, noodles, biscuits – all part of the Malaysian cargo, were distributed to the 49 families of Ling Ling and 54 families from Briddim last week. Tin sheets, specially bought from the money kindly donated by Singapore sponsors, were delivered to three temples, each receiving four bundles. As so often before, Lopön… Read more »

Sharing close to home; Boudha Bamboo Basti.

Between Boudhnath and the river that flows to the cremation ghats at Pashupatinath is a small patch of ground, one of the few not  packed with concrete houses. Twisting streets now resound to motorbike horns where once the wedding elephants were led  to the water to bathe,   Here you can find a quarter of… Read more »