Entries Tagged as 'Foundation'

Nepal Earthquake – Update on HEF Staff

April 27th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Many have called or emailed members of the BOD to inquire about the Himanchal Education Foundation team in Nepal and we thank you for your heartfelt concern. We are relieved to report Dr. Mahabir Pun, Mr. Chitra Pun, their families and Nangi village suffered no personal losses that we are aware of at this time. According […]

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The Community Trek Trail – A Trekker’s Story

April 24th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Hello and Namaste. We are Bill and Linda from Australia. We trekked on the Community Trek Trail in 2013. Prem, our guide, was very experienced and he gave us some great advice: “Walk slowly, take many rests” and so we were happy to move at a comfortable pace that we could sustain. The first leg […]

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Nepal: The Hearts of Americans by Jim Pesout

April 19th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Mahabir Pun, the community developer, is the most self-effacing, dynamic, humble, brilliant, charismatic, hard-working, nearsighted (optically), forward-thinking, paunchy, energetic person I have ever met.  World travel has a way of connecting us with ordinary and sometimes amazing people.  Mahabir’s the one who thought up and implemented the Eco-Community Development Trail. When I first met him […]

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NEPAL’S RURAL SURGERY PROJECT

March 25th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

Making Surgical Care Available to the Remote Rural Areas of Nepal by Dave Carlson. Providing healthcare to the remote areas of Nepal has always been a challenge from the public health and clinical perspectives. Populated urban areas have historically benefited in quality and services over populations residing in hill and mountain areas. While sparsely populated, […]

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Free Windows 8 Background Theme

March 25th, 2015 by Ron Konecny · No Comments

HEF – Windows 8 background Theme Click on the image to download the free Windows 8 background theme. The theme is stored in a ZIP file.  You will see a download option to open or save. Choose OPEN. Then double click on the only file in the folder. The desktop theme will automatically install on […]

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Nangi Dance Ensemble

March 7th, 2015 by Debra Stoner · No Comments

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Kathleen Lee Flute Recital for Hands in Hands in March 2014

February 19th, 2015 by Ron Konecny · No Comments

Kathleen Sungu Lee, a high school senior at Seoul Foreign School (SFS) has recently founded the Hands in Hands Foundation, primarily to support the underprivileged students in Nangi Village, Nepal. The main focus of the foundation is to provide tailored renewable energy solutions, mostly solar PV power and small-hydro power, and an affordable Energy Storage […]

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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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