Entries from January 2011

January 25th, 2011 by administrator · No Comments

Cross Breeding Project Update! It took two days for Chitra Pun and his fellow herdsmen to bring the newly purchased local cows and their babies to Mohare from Narchang – that is an elevation gain of over 5,000 feet from the KaliGhandaki River to Mohare Ridge.  Since our last post, it was decided by Nangi villagers and […]

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Nepal Wireless Project Update

January 18th, 2011 by Jiwan Giri · No Comments

By connecting Nangi village in 2002 to the Internet and slowly expanding the wireless network to neighboring villages step by step, now it has been expanded to more than 150 villages in 13 districts of Nepal. Until now HEF has received more than $30,000 through Donate One Dollar a Month Campaign to support the wireless […]

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Cross Breeding Project

January 18th, 2011 by Jiwan Giri · No Comments

The villagers and school in Nangi are working hard to establish a Cheese Production Factory and the first step is to build a herd of cross-bred Jhopas. As many of you may already know, at Khopra Lodge Mahabir has established a Yak Farm.  These yaks are primarily  for meat, milk and wool. They also work […]

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Family Solar Water Heater Project

January 1st, 2011 by Sandeep Giri · No Comments

Editor’s Note: Kim, a wonderful American living in Singapore, arrived in Nangi in summer 2010 with her 4 children, aged 8 to 16, to install a solar water heater in Nangi. The following is her account of her wonderful trip. Thanks Kim! In the fall of 2009, my high school daughter, Jessica, and I attended […]

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