Tag Archives: SCI awareness

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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A good reminder …..

This is a good reminder of the great work SIRC does, in providing holistic rehabilitation to the spinally cord injured of Nepal. Jai SIRC! Narrated in Nepali with English subtitles. 2:53 mins in length

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SCI training in Jumla

Where is Jumla you might ask?  I knew it was far far west of Kathmandu, but couldn’t point it out in a map to save my life. Jumla is 830km from Kathmandu – 3 days and 2 nights travel by jeep … Continue reading

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Close to half-way there

Ram’s Wheelchair Yaatra | Namo Buddha to Lumbini 341km | More info | Facebook Ram and team are close to half-day to Lumbini, having traveled a total distance of 167km thus far.  Click on photo to enlarge. His wife joined him two … Continue reading

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Ram’s Wheelchair Yaatra

I have been mentioning about Ram’s quest to travel in a wheelchair from the monastery in Namo Buddha to birthplace of Buddha in Lumbini.  One of the initial stages was to seek permission to commence the yaatra (the word means pilgrimage … Continue reading

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