Chris Limburg and Sara Bolasevich from the Helambu Project have teamed up with the Chokgyur Lingpa Foundation to provide aid to the Rasuwa district, a region which is famous for the Langtang, Gosaikund, and Tamang Heritage trekking routes. The area, which was already quite remote before the earthquake, has now become extremely difficult to reach,… Read more »
Yesterday Lamas Lungtok Sangpo, Busulu, Tubten Dorje, and Tashi travelled to Sundakan in Sindhupalchowk district to distribute rice, daal, salt, tarps, rope, and medicine. They could not reach Sundakan by road so drove the jeep as far as they could and then called the villagers to walk down to collect the supplies. It was a… Read more »
Late last night at 11 pm, a team of monks returned from several villages in the Sindhupalchowk district. Among them, Kunsang Rangdrol sat with us this morning to report details of the journey.The team traveled by truck on 2nd May to the villages of Kaser, Thalo, Chatang, and Gyanphedi to deliver a load of food,… Read more »
Yesterday the Foundation gave tarps, food supplies, and clothes to Lama Drubi Sangpo of Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche’s monastery to distribute in Bokchen.
Yesterday yet another team of our monks and nuns travelled to areas in Kavre with a fully-loaded truck of supplies. There they distributed rice, daal, and tarps for make-shift shelters. The truck could not reach the villages directly so villagers walked down to the road to meet them and receive the supplies. Fortunately no one… Read more »
Yesterday, 1st May, a team of four monks and Juan from Argentina headed out once more to the Nuwakot district. This was the second delivery of aid and supplies to the district that day. They took a fully-loaded truck of supplies: 35 large sacks of rice, 2 sacks and 4 boxes of instant noodles, 4… Read more »
Lana O’Flaherty has just returned from expeditions to Yolmo (Helambu). In this video she reports of what she has found in Yolmo, the total destruction and suffering. The situation in Yolmo is dire and we need your support in raising funds and getting help there.
Yesterday morning, Kunsang Lama travelled up to Chilaune village in Sundarijal to survey the area. (Sundarjial is in Shivapuri National Park, near Nagi Gonpa.) He reported that there are a few hundred houses there and more than 1000 residents. Almost all of the houses have either collapsed or been so badly damaged that they cannot be… Read more »
Yesterday we sent 18 sacks of rice, 3 sacks of daal, 1 sack of onions, 3 cans of oil, 1 sack of antiseptic lime powder, and 15 tarps to Kolkugaun and Ngodrubgaun, two villages in the Pharping area. There are eight other villages in the area, such as Karpagain and Suntrolgaun, which need tarps. We will try to… Read more »