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A visit to Kavre

Charu and Namrata visited Patlekhet and Pusrathunka villages to check in with our SGT girls in this earthquake-ravaged area.

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Langtang

Tsedo met with Ugen Tsering from Langtang village, 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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Hari Siddi

Despite worries and hardship, the residents of Hari Siddi retain their typical Newari generosity and hospitality – both camps invited us to join them for a lunch of rice and lentils.

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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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Inside Jawalakhel camp

“This is like the camps we had in the ‘60s and ‘70s after escaping from Tibet into Nepal,” Tseten-la said

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Keeping spirits up in Sankhu

The girls and their families appeared to be in reasonable cheer, despite having lost their homes and living in makeshift tent shelters.

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Kathmandu, part two

Erica and Norbu camp out in Tsedo's garden and survey the damage in Kathmandu the first days after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal.

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Report from Kathmandu

Erica and Norbu flew into Kathmandu two days after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake. As they came down over the city they could see dots upon dots of orange and blue tarps covering the landscape.

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Business as usual on Everest

One year after the tragedy on Everest, there are more climbers than ever and it's looking like business as usual.

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