Entries Tagged as 'Foundation'

HEF Board Changes

June 5th, 2014 by Ron Konecny · No Comments

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 […]

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Reflexology to Ukulele Playing: One Volunteer’s Experience

May 16th, 2014 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Pam, a recent volunteer from the UK, had this to say about her experience: “I spent a month in Nangi this last summer (2013) and I had a great time. I gave some classes on reflexology to the women from the village with the idea that they could do some foot massage on the Trekkers […]

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Dr. Mahabir Pun and Volunteers Install Solar Panels, Pumps, Generator and Camera

March 31st, 2014 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Report from Dr. Mahabir Pun: A group of six people from OCI Company Korea arrived on February 7, 2014 and installed 1,200W solar panel for the computer lab in Nangi and 1200 W solar panel for Paudwar school with battery back up. They also had provided 2,200W solar panel for the water pump in Mohare Community […]

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Dr. Mahabir Pun Develops Advanced Technology to Track Trekkers

February 25th, 2014 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Have you ever spent sleepless nights wondering if your loved one was safe while trekking in a remote region of the world? Families can thank the famed Magsaysay Award winner from Nepal, Dr. Mahabir Pun, for his innovative technology which offers trekkers and their families peace of mind. Mahabir Pun has developed a tracking device […]

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Message From Mahabir Pun

December 23rd, 2013 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Dear Supporters of Himanchal Educational Foundation from all over the World We are very thankful to all of you for your strong supports, prayers, and thoughts for different projects in Nepal through Himanchal Educational Foundation. Despite many difficulties, problems and challenges, we have become able to accomplish many things and there are still many more things […]

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Community Eco Trail Report

November 18th, 2013 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

  BRIEF REPORT OF COMMUNITY MANAGED ECO TRAIL by Chitra Pun, Field Officer I am very happy to get an opportunity to acknowledge to all respective people about Community Managed Eco Trail and its progress in the Spring season 2013. We held a meeting of communities in Tikot village on the 20th July 2013 to […]

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Dr. Stoner Resigns From HEF Board of Directors

October 28th, 2013 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Dr. Debra Stoner has resigned from Himanchal Education Foundation Board of Directors. Deb joined the board in 2003. She will continue to supervise the volunteers, provide medical direction for Nangi Clinic and write for the HEF website until June 2014.  She plans to continue her support for HEF by writing and publishing a book about […]

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Bath Spa University Professor and Students Volunteer in Nangi

August 31st, 2013 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Dan is a professor at Bath Spa University in the UK. He and four of his students joined the team from the University of Vic for an unforgettable teaching experience at Himanchal Higher Education School in Nangi this past spring. Read what Dan had to say about the teaching experience and his own opportunity for […]

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Catalonia Professor and Students Teach in Nangi

June 24th, 2013 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Each year volunteers come to Nangi from all over the world to teach English and other subjects at the school. In a joint effort by University of Vic in Spain and Bath Spa University in England, several students and two professors were in Nangi in April 2013. Below is an account by the Spanish professor […]

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New Website for Nepal Community Trek

June 18th, 2013 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Annapurna Dhaulagiri Community Trek project was established in 2010 with the financial support of UNDP/MEDEP and village contribution. This is a unique trekking route in Nepal due to its objective – to support the community of Parbat and Myagdi Districts in order to develop the education system in the villages. Read more here.    

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