Posts Categorized: Updates

Vajra Varahi Healthcare- serving the community every day

“I am feeling much better than before. Now my pain is decreasing gradually. This treatment has really helped me.I used to have very bad back pain and because of that it was difficult for me to go to the toilet and squat down. I used to have to use both hands and legs like an… Read more »

Good news from Chandra Bahadur Tamang (age 73)

These days, Chandra Bahadur Tamang is recovering and feeling much better – and he can already walk again, albeit slowly. On May 21st Dr.John Calvin Kelly from Canada returned from Badegaun village in Sindhupalchok, where he had spent a whole day providing medical help for the villagers. He reported one serious injury – a man with… Read more »

Supporting new life!

The Disabled Newlife Center in Thali,  Kathmandu (aka DNC Nepal) provides support to children with disabilities, focusing on those from poor families and from remote areas of Nepal. On 21st July the CGLF team were delighted to visit DNC Nepal to bring supplies kindly donated by our Malaysian friends (read the original story here). “When we arrived, all… Read more »

Tara Bhir clinic, future assured!

The tiny two room clinic in Tara Bhir opened on the 9th of January 2015. After two earthquakes and multiple aftershocks it still stands, virtually the only building in the village left unscathed. And thanks to friends in Singapore, it will stay that way! From the moment the first volunteer practitioner, Dr Lili Sperry opened… Read more »

Gratitude and Friendship – Pema and Norbu

This is a story of gratitude and friendship. During our latest journey to Rasuwa early in July, we delivered tin sheets for several families in Tatopani village. As our team was leaving, Pema (on the right in the main picture) and Norbu (on the left) gave katas (traditional Buddhist silk scarves) to thank CGLF and all… Read more »

“Between Earth and Sky”- fundraising concert in Italy.

“When Nepal was hit by the earthquake me and my friends Marina Mafrici and Oscar Bonelli really wanted to do something to help people there” wrote Talyana Tobert as she sent us news of their fundraising event in Italy this month. “Every year I work in Nepal as a mountain guide leading tourist groups in… Read more »

Beding School, Rowaling – good news on progress!!

Those of you following the fate of the young people of Beding will recall how Ngawang Tenzing Lama, representative of Sangag Choling Monastery School was delighted to receive jasta to help with the rebuiling of the small Beding Community School in Rowaling. The land in Beding where the old school sat is now unstable and… Read more »

A Cargo of Treasures – Malaysia sends supplies

Since the 13th of July the CGLF office has been piled high with boxes of every size and staff have been unpacking and sorting the wonderful treasures within! More than 120 boxes with a total weight of more than 1200 kg have found temporary storage here in Boudha awaiting distribution to families in need. Clothes,… Read more »