Yesterday, May 1st, one truck was sent to Chaturale, in the Nuwakot district, in response to a scouting mission that had reported dire need of aid in the area. Several monks had traveled to the village the day before, returning to relay information about what was needed in the area. The monks, including Kunsang Lhundrup, then headed back to the region yesterday to deliver food and some tents. They spoke again of the damage seen, describing that nearly 100% of the village had been destroyed and 5 people had been killed. Despite relief efforts and the assistance that had been delivered yesterday, the village claims that they still do not have enough tents to provide shelter for all residents.
Water supplies in the Kathmandu Valley can be difficult at the best of times but since the earthquake life has been harder than usual. Ngagyur Memorial School (Boarding School) moved from their former home in Nubri to Thankot after the earthquake. Their water comes from ‘governmnet lines’ – government laid pipes. Water is currently only available… Read more »
Our second Himalayan Youth Gathering in July revealed a wealth of talent and energy and CGLF promised to offer further training to participants. Our wonderful facilitators MC Cheong, Leo, Lily, Mahendra and Lopön Urgyen Dorje were reunited this month to run two days of leadership and project management training. After morning prayers each day there was a packed programme of… Read more »
Tashi Lama is the principal of Yangrima School in Sermathang village in Hyolmo, brother to Dr Pasang. During the earthquake relief, both brothers spent their time providing medical help in Hyolmo, particularly in Manekharka. On October 9th CGLF sent Dr Pasang all the remaining medical supplies so kindly donated by CGLF friends in Singapore. He… Read more »