Posts Categorized: Updates

Generous Donations from Tulku Karma Tubten

This afternoon Kitty Luk from Hong Kong came to our emergency office to deliver a donation of 497,000 Nepali Rupees on behalf of Tulku Karma Tubten. She also delivered 250,000 Nepali Rupees worth of rice and other food supplies for distribution that she had been offered in Hong Kong and China. Heartfelt thanks for their… Read more »

Grant from The Asia Foundation

This morning, 30th April The Asia Foundation kindly gave us a donation of US $10,000 to purchase medicine for earthquake victims here in Nepal. We send our heartfelt thanks to them for their generosity and support. This grant will enable us to help hundreds of people and without doubt save precious lives.

Bistab teaching First Aid to the monks

Bistab, a nurse from Norvic hospital in Kathmandu, has offered to train our monks in first-aid so that they are more able to help the wounded in the areas they are visiting. She is also helping treat the young monks who have some minor skin problems and the like from so many days camping outside.

Tarps for Pharping area

We are sending fifteen tarps for make-shift shelters to the surrounding areas of Pharping.

Scouting Sundakhan area begins

Lama Busulu and Lama Lungtok Sangpo head off from Ka-nying Shedrub Ling monastery to survey the Sundakhan area.

Our new emergency office

Yesterday we set up an emergency office in the garden of Rangjung Yeshe Institute restaurant, which is at the back of our monastery Ka-nying Shedrub Ling. Rangjung Yeshe Institute have provided us with electricity and Wifi. There are at least a dozen of us here – monks, nuns, and our international students – receiving information… Read more »

Buying Food

Today we bought 100 more 30 kgs sack of rice and other food for distribution. Here in Kathmandu, the sun has finally come out and the rain has stopped. We are finally warming up. Let’s hope it lasts!  

An update from Phakchok Rinpoche and our team in Kathmandu

It has been raining non-stop since yesterday evening. Most people are still camping outside and it is cold and damp. After-shocks continue. Volunteers have been working around the clock since Saturday afternoon trying to assess the damage in each area, what each area is in need of, and how and when they can be reached…. Read more »

Helambu – Update

The CGLF team is focusing attention on getting aid to areas such as Helambu where aid has been slow to arrive. The photos below are from Melamchi, where reports tell us that most of the buildings have collapsed. Aid to villages such as this is what your donations will make possible. Please help us to… Read more »