Entries Tagged as 'Foundation'

BRIEF REPORT OF COMMUNITY MANAGED ECO TRAIL

August 8th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Prepared by Chitra Pun, Field Manager for HEF. I am very happy to get an opportunity to acknowledge about Community Managed Eco Trail and its progress in 2014. We held a meeting of communities’ in Khibang village on the 25th December 2014 to distribute money that was earned during the last tourism season of 2014. […]

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Korean Students Donate for Earthquake Relief

July 18th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Students from the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) raised and donated $6129 USD for earthquake relief. They are supporting the rebuilding of a school in one of the districts affected by the April 2015 earthquake. The KAIST student group, Engineers Without Borders (EWB), took the initiative and spearheaded the fund raising with the KAIST Undergraduate […]

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Articles Worth Reading

July 1st, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

David Citrin, PhD, MPH wrote a well constructed article about disaster relief in Nepal for Humanosphere. Read it here. Melody Schreiber, a program manager at International Reporting Project, wrote about the earthquake effects on the Nepal health system. Read it here.

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More Small Donations…

June 24th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

In lieu of gifts for a 60th birthday party my husband requested family and friends make a donation to HEF’s Earthquake Relief Fund. A jar was placed on a table with reminders of the earthquake….in small donations of $20, $30 and $50 USD…over $1300 USD was raised. Small donations add up to make a difference. […]

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Small Donations Matter

June 12th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Kate, a former Australia volunteer, sent this message to HEF along with her daughter’s donation for the Earthquake Relief Fund. It shows that small donations really do matter. “My daughter, Sarah, ran a cupcake stall to raise money for earthquake victims. She raised AU$446 which converts to US$340. We hope this helps a little. Thanks, […]

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Earthquake Relief – Controversy

June 2nd, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

The Nepal government set up the Prime Minister disaster relief fund mandating all earthquake relief money from any organization either Nepal or globally based be directed to the fund. This is in a country where thousands of non-government agencies have operated aid programs for decades without government supervision. The goal was to coordinate all funds arriving into […]

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Earthquake Devastation in Pictures & Numbers

May 21st, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

American Nepal Medical Association posts regular updates on the field disaster relief work in pictures and texts. Dr. Mahabir Pun wrote: “Just to give you an idea of how big the damage is, I have given the summary of the damage as follows. They are still collecting more information.” Source: Nepal Government website No. of Nepali […]

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Earthquake Recovery Update

May 18th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Dr. Mahabir Pun was recently asked about recovery projects in Nepal and reminds us the country is still experiencing unsettling aftershocks resulting in a paralyzed economy. “It is too early to decide what to do for the recovery project. There are several earthquakes happening everyday in the range of 4 to 6 scale. Therefore, most […]

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May 14th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

How do you recover from a natural disaster when your government struggled on a daily basis to develop a progressive and equitable framework for raising Nepal out of poverty? An interesting debate has developed on Mahabir Pun’s Facebook page. Read Mahabir’s statement to the Nepal government here. And read the many comments here.

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UNK Nepal Students Donate to Earthquake Recovery Fund

May 12th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

The UNK Nepalese  Students (NESAK) have raised nearly $5,000 USD for a donation to HEF. See the link below in the Kearney Hub. http://www.kearneyhub.com/news/local/nepalese-students-raise-nearly-for-earthquake-relief/article_7d68e75c-cc60-5cec-ae15-e565cd2048e1.html  

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