Entries Tagged as 'Village'

NEW TREKKING ROUTE IN NANGI

November 23rd, 2010 by Jane Sabin Davis · No Comments

This fall TAAN, the Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal, launched three new treks – one of which will benefit the schools in and around Nangi village. Mahabir Pun has always had the vision of a trekking route close to home.  This dream became a reality when the Borderlands Resort’s Director Megh Ale agreed to team [...]

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Tags: News · Village

Himanchal School as seen by Andris Bjornson

March 27th, 2009 by Sandeep Giri · 1 Comment

Andris Bjornson is a professional photographer who visited Nangi and surrounding areas in Nov-Dec 2008. He took some great shots of the area, and has kindly permitted us to republish here. Check out the mindblowing pictures on our Facebook album (and share yours if you have some good ones from your trips to Nangi!)  Don’t [...]

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Tags: Foundation · School · Village

HEF’s Cottage Industries — Paper Making

December 5th, 2008 by Jane Sabin Davis · No Comments

Thanks to Mahabir Pun’s efforts, many village women in Nangi now have a sustainable income to help support their families.  It is difficult for westerners to imagine the impact that bringing an additional $2.00/day can make on a family’s well-being: it is the difference between having enough money for a few extra things at the [...]

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Tags: Foundation · Local Commerce · Village