Tag Archives: Philanthropy

191 Families get Access to Safe Water in Baglung

Baglung District, 170 miles (275 km) west of Kathmandu, recently received new resources for clean water. The project was made possible by local Arnakot Deurali Drinking Water and Sanitation Project (ADDWSP) with financial assistance from Unica Foundation of the Netherlands. … Continue reading

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200‚000 Marigold Garlands being Imported for Tihar

The Tihar festival continues this week, in Nepal. Here’s an article from the Himalayan Times speaking to marigolds (traditional flower for the festival) being imported because of high demand. While volunteering in Jitpurphede in 2011, marigold fields were prominent. You … Continue reading

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Women and Girls Matter! By Sadie Green

“What we are learning around the world is that if women are healthy and educated, their families will flourish. If women are free from violence, their families will flourish. If women have a chance to work and earn as full … Continue reading

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Why I Volunteered In Nepal, Dee Chapon, Board Member of FVIN

I want to talk to you about why you would want to go to Nepal and volunteer some weeks or even months with an organization called Volunteers Initiative Nepal. I love traveling but have found going to foreign countries and … Continue reading

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