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What’s cooking in Samdo? Safer stoves for the village

Nyima braved the snowy passes of Nubri on horseback to meet me in Kathmandu, all to bring smoke-free stoves to his mountain village.

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Eye camps bring life into focus

Getting by in the world is difficult enough for people in the Himalaya. And if you can’t even see the world? AHF has launched a new eye health campaign for Himalayan communities in Kathmandu.

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No school in Syabru

The village of Syabrubesi, gateway of the famous Langtang trek, has been pummeled by earthquakes and landslides. Relocating may be the only hope for students there to continue their studies.

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Emergency medical camps

Despite injuries and ailments, the mood was heartfelt at the emergency medical camp we held for the local community in Boudha.

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Langtang

Tsedo met with Ugen Tsering from Langtang, and finally got some information on the families in the Langtang region after the quake.

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Bigu Nunnery

In the year of the great earthquake of Nepal in 1934, a Drukpa Lama from Bhutan built the Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery so that women could also learn and find inspiration. 81 years later, another earthquake has demolished the nunnery.

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Holding out hope

Mo Dachung and Po Wangyal are even more vulnerable after the earthquake, with no children or any family help.

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Need a good cappuccino in Namche?

Nyima Tshering Sherpa can help you. Just step up to the bar at his Café 8848. Like something to read while you sip? No worries, he has a good selection in the Everest Book Store nearby.

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