Tag Archives: Fiona Stephenson

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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Launch of AFSCIN – an African Network for Spinal Cord Injury Centers

Now I know my blog of late has been mostly dedicated to Nepal, the place where my soul resides.  This may have you wondering why this posting about Africa?  Well, the world is made up of a large number of human beings, some of … Continue reading

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Fiona’s story

Fiona Stephenson has worked at SIRC for 5 months as the Volunteer Coordinator and also provided training and support to the SIRC team during her time there.  Fiona leveraged her post-earthquake experience in Haiti to post-earthquake Nepal.  SIRC was really … Continue reading

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An organized rhythm at SIRC

Well, life sure is full of activity for the SIRC folks in Nepal.  Esha, the Executive Director has had a lot to contend with in the past 10 days.  Avika her youngest daughter had to be hospitalized for a couple … Continue reading

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Nepal Earthquake – Wednesday May 6

** Please donate!  Check out the links above ** It’s amazing how the passing of a few days can change things …. for the better.  It’s like as if SIRC are into a bit of a routine now.  What was once … Continue reading

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