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SIRC is 15 years old

It all started in April 2002, when Kanak Mani Dixit with his wife Shanta, gathered a group of forward-thinking friends to create a fledging SIRC – a centre that would provide holistic rehabilitation to those affected by spinal cord in … Continue reading

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Loadshedding 2.0

I wrote a blog post mid December about the return of electricity 24/7 in Nepal, you can remind yourself of that post here. A friend living in Nepal for quite some time, today shared a more detailed account, not only … Continue reading

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Continuing on the generosity theme

In addition to the generosity of Bowen Island’s small community, I have to call out two individuals who have been supporting the education of a number of children in Nepal for some time now.  Children whose parents have been economically … Continue reading

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The latest on life in KTM

This post is being reproduced with the kind permission of the writer, who has lived in the western part of Kathmandu city for some decades and provides us with a log of life in KTM from her perspective as we … Continue reading

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Visiting Ram

The following is a combination of two posts from Dr Stan Ducharme, and with his and Ram’s kind permission, I am reproducing it here. Dr Stan worked directly with Ram in the aftermath of last year’s earthquakes at SIRC, and … Continue reading

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How did I get here?

I have quite the few new followers of this blog, so I thought I would give you some background on how I ended up in Nepal. It all began in 2008, when I came to Nepal for the first time, … Continue reading

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It’s just been over a week ….

It’s just been over a week since I arrived in Nepal and I am happy to be here.  I have reconnected with many of the people I respect and admire, in Kathmandu, Kapan, Bhaktapur, Banepa (you know who you are!) … Continue reading

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