Posts by Topic: Disaster Recovery
4.5 Million Meals Delivered
Walking through the cold winter winds, I began to realize how harsh and difficult life is in Mustang. This was the first time I was in Mustang in the winter, I had only seen it during the nice summer months. People looked wearier, maybe it was because of the sand and dust on their skin or the burden of the pandemic or both.
Tashi Delek! Thank you for joining us!
Tashi Delek! Thank you so much for joining us for our first virtual Infamous Annual Dinner, Nourishing the Soul & Staying Connected in 2020. There was a little technical glitch in the beginning, so if you missed anything, you can watch it at your convenience here.
Compassion in exile – see your impact!
Thank you! Tu che chey! You made all this much needed help possible.
No oxygen, no problem. No food, big problem
You are our hero! We wanted you to see much your support has helped people in need survive in the pandemic.
Rebuilding hope, brick by brick
In the days, weeks and months following the first 7.8 magnitude quake, I, my field office team, our partners, and a handful of volunteers, distributed food, shelter, supplies, and medicine to tens of thousands of Nepalese and Tibetans affected by the quakes.
Mt. Everest Day, A Perspective
For my family, this year marks the 67th anniversary of my father Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary’s ascent of Chomolungma (Everest) on May 29th, 1953. The occasion this year is bittersweet.
In the Khumbu: Rebuilding in Thame
The 2015 earthquakes hit Thame hard, leaving the gompa damaged and the monks' hostel uninhabitable. We were glad to pitch in with rebuilding, and now the new hostel is nearly ready for the monks to call home.
Sherpa community celebrates reopening of Khumjung Gompa
400-year-old Khumjung Gompa, damaged beyond repair by the earthquakes, joyfully reopened its doors to the Sherpa community again this weekend.
Syabru: rebuilding a village
The two earthquakes of April 25 and May 12 last year brought down every home in the village of Syrabru. Thankfully, new earthquake-resistant homes are beginning to come up, one by one.
The Great Escape, pt. 2: Return to Lo Manthang
Luigi Fieni, AHF art conservator, returns to Mustang to discover the fate of the gompa wall paintings he has poured his heart into.