Posts Categorized: Reports

Delays in Reaching Bagam: a Report from Paul Thomas

Paul returned from Bagam Monastery in Sindhupalchowk at 4.30 pm today. Paul left yesterday afternoon for Bagam with Lana, Yarik, Nepali nurse Prapti Poudel, and 3 Polish doctors, as reported. Their aim was to take medicine and medical assistance up to Bagam Monastery, a 4 hour hike from Tatopani below, near the Tibetan border. There… Read more »

Palchok village in Sindhupalchowk district

Yesterday, our monks Kunzang Namgyal and Sangye Konchok travelled to Palchok to deliver supplies. They were the first to visit the village with aid. From among 20 houses, only 3 or 4 are left standing. Fortunately though, the villagers suffered no significant injuries. The monks distributed tarps and salt. The villagers received them gratefully and calmly…. Read more »

CGLF Collaborates with Pharping Monastery

This week, Hadi El Rabbat, a volunteer originally from Egypt and raised in Germany, came to CGLF to organize an aid delivery for the village of Sermatang, located in Hyolmo. He had an emotional connection to the village, having done research there for a project back in 2013, and felt an overwhelming urge to help… Read more »

Kyabgon Phakchok Rinpoche visits three areas in Sindhupalchowk, 5 May

On Tuesday, 5th May Phakchok Rinpoche together with Lama Choying Loyang, Lama Jigme Dorje and several other monks travelled to three areas (gabisas) in Sindhupalchowk: Thulodading where they distributed 95 tarps Attarpur where they distributed 65 tarps Lisankhu where they distributed 190 tarps They also distributed 20 sacks of beaten rice and 5 sacks of… Read more »

Delivering Tarps and a Tent to Sermathang, Helambu

Yesterday 27 tarps and 1 Mercy Fund tent were delivered to the Sermathang area in Helambu. Sermathang is an isolated area and was extremely difficult to reach for many days after the earthquake. We are very glad that we were finally able to reach this area and give them some supplies. The 27 tarps were… Read more »

Reporting from Yangri: Much More Aid Needed

Yesterday evening, the helicopter returned from distributing desperately needed supplies in Yangri (also known as Ama Yangri) in north Helambu, Sindhupalchowk. The volunteer who took the supplies up brought down photos and news from our monk, Tsultrim Namgyal who is in Yangri with his family at the moment. Tsultrim reported that not only his own village but many… Read more »

Reporting from Ro and Lo, Nubri

Delivering vital supplies (more than 200 tarps) to upper Nubri yesterday: Photos of damage in the area:

Distributing Supplies Far and Wide

Here are photos of a handful of the many individuals, families, and groups to whom we have donated supplies in recent days. Over the past few days, we received more than 200 requests for help from areas affected by the earthquake. In response, not only have we been sending out our own trucks of supplies,… Read more »

Nhono Returns to His Village With Aid

Nhono, a monk from Ka-nying Shedrub Ling monastery, returned to his home village of Jaten yesterday for the second time since the earthquake. His first visit was a tragic one, finding countless injured victims who needed emergency treatment. Nhono spent several days there, aiding in bringing medical aid to as many people as possible and… Read more »