Entries Tagged as 'Foundation'

Dr. Mahabir Pun’s Annual Report

January 16th, 2017 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Happy New Year from Nepal! Dear Supporters: I would like to update you on of the progress of the projects I did with the Myagdi district community members and supporters. 1. With donations from around the world and HEF; HEF helped rebuild four classrooms in Shree Kanyadevi Lower Secondary School in Pokhari village of Gorkha […]

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Ajay’s Visit to Nangi

January 9th, 2017 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Ajay has been fundraising for HEF through a golf tournament over the last few years. He recently visited Nangi and shared this email with the BOD: “Greetings to you all the way from Nepal. I’m in Kathmandu at the moment and will be flying back to the US in few days. Wanted to share with […]

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A Teacher’s Thoughts on Long Distance Learning

January 2nd, 2017 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Toya is a teacher at Himanchal School for Higher Education. He supervises the School Inside English learning classes givien long distance by native English speakers all over the world and connected via Skype to students and adults in Nangi. (The last post was written by one of those teachers and described her experience.) Toya said: […]

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Karen’s Story

December 24th, 2016 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Connecting to Nangi through The School Inside Whilst working at a summer school in Europe this summer I learned about ‘The School Inside’. It is a voluntary run online school that connects with learners through Skype to give English classes with fluent speakers of the language. These either supplement the lessons they already receive or […]

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Former Volunteer Returns to Nangi

December 14th, 2016 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Sharone visited Nangi for the first time in 2000 as a volunteer. She recently returned and shared her experience with Dr. Mahabir Pun in a letter. Dear Mahabir, “I hope your travels are off to a good start. Keep me posted on your New York plans and if it works, would be lovely to visit. […]

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Long Time Supporter Shares His Insights

November 21st, 2016 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

A long time supporter of HEF, Sherwood, describes how he first heard about HEF and met Mahabir Pun. When did you first hear about or meet Dr. Mahabir Pun? My wife and I met Mahabir in Nangi Village in 1995, when our Annapurna trek was washed out by torrential rains, and we took refuge in […]

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Volunteer Zachary Shares

August 29th, 2016 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Zachary, from North Carolina, USA, volunteered in June 2016 in Nangi village. He taught wilderness medicine skills to guides, porters, community trek lodge staff, students and local healthcare providers. He shares a meditative page from his journal: 21 June 2016 “Today has been one of the most incredible of my life. It started out fine, woke […]

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New School in Khani Gaun, Baglung District

August 6th, 2016 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

I received an email from Tejendra Magar who is a teacher and community leader in Khani Gaun. He told me about the school he started in this remote district. This is not a HEF project, but I wanted to share his story. He tells a compelling story of how one person can make a difference. He […]

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School Building Funded by HEF

June 25th, 2016 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

The school building construction of Shree Kanyadevi Lower Secondary School in Pokhari village, Barpak of Gorakha district is almost complete. The school was destroyed by the earthquake. The roof has been placed and the cement plaster of the floor of the rooms and walls are also complete. The villagers completed the work just before the […]

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Internet Schooling

May 5th, 2016 by Debra Stoner · 1 Comment

Over the last few months, Nangi students, guided by their teacher Toya, have been working with an organization called The School Inside. Read about their extraordinary journey to improved English skills through internet learning here.  

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