NEW TREKKING ROUTE IN NANGI

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 with the Himanchal Educational Foundation to create this new route.  Coordinated by Nature-Treks, these community eco-lodge treks emphasize communities, conservation, and environmentally sustainable travel.  Trekkers will travel for seven days to six villages (see Trek #1 on google map), whose elevations range from 2,700 feet...

San Jose Mercury News Covers Mahabir Pun

Mike Cassidy of San Jose Mercury News has written a nice piece on Mahabir Pun’s work – http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_15318738?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com&nclick_check=1 (Mike – we hope it’s okay to publish it here as well) Cassidy: Mahabir Pun inspires digital revolution in the Himalayas By Mike Cassidy Mercury News Columnist Posted: 06/17/2010 01:11:44 PM PDT Updated: 06/18/2010 07:28:46 AM PDT It’s not every day that you get a request to connect on LinkedIn. OK, it is, but this particular one stopped me cold: Mahabir Pun was looking to reconnect. Mahabir Pun. He’s a guy I’ve written about, a guy who lives at 7,000-plus feet in a...

HEF e-Newsletter: December 2009

Dear Friends and Colleagues: Happy New Year! Attached is our latest HEF e-Newsletter.  This will provide you an update of all the current accomplishments and status on our project activities.   HEF Board would like to THANK each person receiving this e-Newsletter for supporting us.  HEF continues to achieve recognized status as a major support base for many project activities helping the people living in rural communities of Nepal.  Your support is very important and makes a major difference in lives of people living in Nepal. Thank you for signing up for this e-Newsletter of the Himanchal Education Foundation! Himanchal Educational Foundation...

HEF e-Newsletter: Chairman’s Message

Dear Friends and Colleagues:

Happy New Year! Attached is our latest e-Newsletter. This will provide you an update of all the current accomplishments and status on our project activities.

HEF Board would like to THANK each person receiving this e-Newsletter for supporting us. HEF continues to achieve recognized status as a major support base for many project activities helping the people living in rural communities of Nepal. Your support is very important and makes a major difference in lives of people living in Nepal.

Thank you for signing up for this e-Newsletter of the Himanchal Education Foundation!

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Appeal for Solar Charging Unit

We are currently looking for donations to help us buy a portable solar charging unit to use during the project manager’s visits to the villages in Nepal. This portable charger will make it possible for our project manager to update project information and report on timely manner while he is regularly monitoring different projects taking place at the respective villages.