Entries Tagged as 'Foundation'

Magar Women Film

January 12th, 2016 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

FuFilm, a group of filmmakers and authors, is making a movie about Magar women. Magar is one of the indigenous, ethnic groups populating Nepal. The movie depicts the spirit of the women who support their remote communities with wisdom, strength, and courage. The raw footage was shot in 2013 in and around Nangi, Nepal. A teaser […]

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Petition to Nepal Government to End the Digital Divide

January 9th, 2016 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Sudiksha Joshi, Ph.D. is a learning advocate who understands the difference that internet and access to information can have in changing lives. She supports the vision of Dr. Mahabir Pun that access to the internet can empower and change lives. She has started a petition asking the Nepal government to release funds from the Rural Telecommunication Development […]

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Hiking for Emails

December 30th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

A look into Dr. Mahabir Pun’s past.

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HEF Winter Newsletter 2015

December 17th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Earthquake Funding  More than 10,000 school buildings were fully or partially damaged by the earthquake. Dr. Mahabir Pun visited damaged schools in three districts to discuss HEF assistance in rebuilding, HEF’s present monetary commitment is for rebuilding one school. He has selected a middle school in Pokhari in the Gorakha district (see photos). Online donations […]

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Volunteer from California, USA Expresses Gratitude

November 5th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

The following is an edited excerpt from a recent volunteer’s letter sent to the HEF team in Nepal. Crystal taught a way-finding and GPS class to the guides working for the Annapurna Dhaulagiri Community Trek Project http://nepaltrek.wix.com/nepalcommunitytrek Volunteers, such as Crystal, make a difference. Think about bringing your skills to our school and community villages. […]

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TEE FOR NEPAL RAISES $6000 USD FOR HEF.

October 17th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Ajay Rai, a friend of Mahabir Pun and fellow UNK graduate, formed a non-profit organization called Tee For Nepal Help Foundation from his home in San Antonio, Texas. The goal of the foundation is to generate funds to support education in rural Nepal through the game of golf. After learning of Dr. Leonard Skov’s persistent efforts […]

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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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