8 results for month: 04/2015

Before and After In Darkha

The family that lived in this farmhouse did the parable one better and built their house of rock. And when the rain came down, and the floods came, and the winds blew, it kept them warm and safe. (more…)

“The people are crying everywhere” – On the ground in Nepal

Almost six days after the devastating earthquake in Nepal, we're beginning to get our first "boots on the ground" reports from our team in the Dhading district.  Gopal Tamang, the Colorado Nepal Alliance's Nepal Project Coordinator, was able to establish contact this morning. Here is his report and photos, edited for clarity: (more…)

Good News From Nepal, Wed. April 29

It's with great relief that we can tell you that our Nepal Coordinator Gopal Tamang and his family are reportedly safe. While we are still eager to hear from him directly-- and the condition of countless others and their property is still unknown-- we are overjoyed by the news! Our friend Rajan Simkhada of Earthbound Expeditions passed-along the news in an email to our Executive Director: Gopal is a critical part of the chain that links together our community with the villages in rural Nepal where we work. We couldn't have accomplished what we have without Gopal, just like we can't do our work without your help. With the media ...

Ways To Help Nepal Earthquake Victims « CBS Denver

The CU Nepal Student Association has set up a GoFundMe account to help Nepal after the quake. Other Colorado communities raising money for Nepal include the Colorado Nepalese Alliance and Shoes For Sherpas. Source: Ways To Help Nepal Earthquake Victims « CBS Denver Actually it's the Colorado Nepal Alliance, but we appreciate the mention! Read all about us.

News From Nepal: Rajan Simkhada

Dear Anne Greetings, Thank you for the mail and helping to raise fund, Darkha will need lots of aid, I had very short conversation with goal [Gopal Tamang, Our Nepal Project Coordinator. -Ed] on the day of earthquake on Sat, then the phone is not working, I hope they are safe. Let us know how much you can collect and how can we start making a difference. We are getting hundreds of Mail and I am sending this mail to them. Thank you for the mail, and every one is safe here including our clients travelling with us now, staff and relatives, although some of our family and staff members houses in mountain area are damaged and we lost 2 lives ...

Darkha Nepal Disaster Relief

%CODE_relief% The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday has literally hit too close to home. The classroom we've been building, the children for whom we bought school uniforms, the region in which we've been doing a medical capacity survey, and have distributed nearly 1,000 pairs of shoes and boots: It's only 18 miles from the quake epicenter. We have not been in direct contact with anyone living in Darkha. [Update 4/30: We made contact with our Nepal Projects Coordinator who was in Darkha when the quake hit.]  We've received information that most buildings have collapsed, there are many fatalities, and there has been no ...

 Denver-based nonprofit starts disaster relief fund for Nepal villages « Denver Post

A small, Denver-based nonprofit with ties to Nepal has started a disaster relief fund in the wake of Saturday's massive, deadly earthquake. Source: Denver-based nonprofit starts disaster relief fund for Nepal villages « Denver Post

Colorado relief group waits for word after Nepal quake

KUSA – The Colorado Nepal Alliance is waiting for word about its Project Coordinator following the earthquake that rocked the country late Saturday. Source: Colorado relief group waits for word after Nepal quake