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...

Five Nepalis Running Marathon to Raise Funds for HEF

Five kindred Nepali spirits – Rohit, Anurakta, Netra, Karma, and Sunil (RANKS for short) are running the Colorado Marathon on May 1st, 2011 in Fort Collins, CO, and better yet – they are dedicating their marathon run to raise funds for Himanchal Education Foundation and support Mahabir Pun. We would greatly appreciate your pledging your support for their marathon by contributing here – http://www.himanchal.org/contribute/ Also – become their Facebook fan and follow their progress to the big race day

Appeal for Solar Charging Unit

We are currently looking for donations to help us buy a portable solar charging unit to use during the project manager’s visits to the villages in Nepal. This portable charger will make it possible for our project manager to update project information and report on timely manner while he is regularly monitoring different projects taking place at the respective villages.  

Happy New Year – January 2009 Newsletter

The work of Himanchal Educational Foundation (HEF) continues to support the original mission (to provide financial support to the development and operation of Himanchal Higher Secondary School).  The changing conditions (simply put–continued increased costs in the operation of the school and the declined US dollar) have kept us at work with our fund raising.  A major blessing to that challenge has been the expansion of the Board of Directors to bring new skills and energy to the management of the foundation.  With help from volunteers from both coasts, we are about ready to streamline our communications with our supporters about...

Mahabir Pun Promotes One-Dollar-a-Month Campaign at ANA 2008

Mahabir Pun, Team Leader of the project is attended the annual convention of Associations of Nepalese in Americas (ANA) as a distinguised guest from July 4 to 6 2008. With the strong support of friends from around the world, he has started a campaign – “Donate One Dollar a Month to help Build Broadband Information Highway Across Nepal”. Here is the “Speech of Mahabir Pun” he delivered at the opening ceremony of the convention. Here is the “Request Letter for One Dollar a Month Campaign“. Please read it. Also let Mahabir know if you have any questions regarding the request letter. Please sign up for the...

May 2008 Newsletter from Dr. Leonard Skov

Greetings from Himanchal Educational Foundation It is time for a renewal of the quarterly messages to you who have been the stalwart anchors of the financing of the work in Nangi and, more recently, a growing portion of Nepal. We will focus on two issues. The combination of devaluation of the dollar and increasing inflation in Nepal has resulted in the costs to support the teachers’ salaries in Nangi Higher Secondary School now require a 50% increase in the revenues directed to that purpose. Specifically, we have been supporting the teachers at a rate of about $2050 per month. The...