Message from Mahabir Pun, Nepal

Dear all supporters, Our organization is raising funds to help the victims of the earth quake in Nepal. Right now there are many individuals and organizations from around the world coming to help the victims. It is good that they are providing immediate support. However, the communities and people need long term support as well.  Our goal is to help rebuild school, libraries, computer labs that are badly or completely damaged. We are also going to provide support to the students, who lost their parents in the affected areas. Please donate online buy clicking the “Donate” button at himanchal.org. Thank...

Free Windows 8 Background Theme

HEF – Windows 8 background Theme Click on the image to download the free Windows 8 background theme. The theme is stored in a ZIP file.  You will see a download option to open or save. Choose OPEN. Then double click on the only file in the folder. The desktop theme will automatically install on Windows 8

Kathleen Lee Flute Recital for Hands in Hands in March 2014

Kathleen Sungu Lee, a high school senior at Seoul Foreign School (SFS) has recently founded the Hands in Hands Foundation, primarily to support the underprivileged students in Nangi Village, Nepal. The main focus of the foundation is to provide tailored renewable energy solutions, mostly solar PV power and small-hydro power, and an affordable Energy Storage System (ESS), to the impoverished Nangi community in Nepal. Kathleen took the initiative to perform a flute concert to raise support to continue with these projects. Her March 2014 concert at the uJung Art Center in Seoul raised $9,000 US. Dr. Mahabir Pun is grateful...

HEF Board Changes

Mahabir was able to reconnect with faculty from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and the Kearney community at large during his attendance at the Fall 2013 UNK World Affairs conference. In meeting with several individuals, it was suggested that the board be expanded locally. In addition to current board members Dr Leonard Skov and Bill Ballou; Susan Bigg, Dr Ron Konecny. Sally Lundell, Sherry Morrow, and Peg and Roger Nyffeler agreed to serve on the HEF board. The new board met in February and May of 2014. We have updated the HEF mission statement. Also an agreement with a...