Category Archives: Nepal

Land at last, tis true!

Today is the 4th Anniversary of the first of two large earthquakes that rocked Nepal in 2015, killing 9,000 people and injuring over 22,000.  It left emotional scars that can never be healed.  It left thousands homeless, living under tarps … Continue reading

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Taking it into your own hands

Rishi, Keshav and the wheelchair community in Jorpati, have been pushing for their road to be repaired for over two years now (or maybe it is three years, I can’t remember).  Besides being exceedingly dusty during the dry winter months, … Continue reading

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Response to Bara District storm

As SIRC celebrates its 17th Anniversary, one of their more experienced nurses – Bishnu Ghimire – has travelled to the Bara District in southern Nepal. He is there to assist with the government’s disaster response to a devastating storm that … Continue reading

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School year is coming to an end

Many thanks to Keshav Thapa for providing me with the latest news of the SCI Hostel in Jorpati. As Program Coordinator of the SCI Hostel, Keshav is kept busy ensuring there is enough funding to not only house, clothe and … Continue reading

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Birthdays, New Wheels and Snow

It’s all happening right now  across the Kathmandu Valley. First up is Barun and Bandana’s recent birthday. Photo credit Rishi Dhakal. And then there was a new wheelchair for Bandana generously donated by neighbours SOS Children’s Village in Jorpati.  Photo … Continue reading

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Proud of the Nepal Paralympic Team!

Although no medals this time, CONGRATULATIONS to the Nepal Paralympics team for taking part in the 2018 Asian Paralympics in Jakarta, Indonesia.  You can stand proud for representing your country with national pride! Personally I am delighted to know three … Continue reading

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All’s well in Jorpati

Keshav is great for keeping me up to date on the goings on at the SCI Hostel.  Here are the latest stories.  Everyone is well and happy as you can see! The students were also invited as special guests to … Continue reading

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