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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July 18th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments
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.
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. […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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
May 5th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments
House of Radon in Stockholm Sweden donated $4,200 USD to HEF for earthquake relief fund. A company employee came to Nepal one year ago to make a promotional video and visited Nangi. He encouraged his fellow employees to donate to HEF after seeing our work in rural areas of Nepal. HEF would like to thank the following: […]