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Brick making machine for rebuilding in Nepal

One of the options we’ve discussed is the import of a manual brick making machine (s) that would be invaluable to Dadagaun (and indeed other villagers) so that they can recycle the original mud bricks that they have in their … Continue reading

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Plans for rebuilding Dadagaun Village homes and orphanage

Christine and Kurt in Australia, continue to spearhead our fundraising efforts to help  Dadagaun Village rebuild. Small groups in the USA and Steve’s contacts in England are also raising funds to help Dadagaun rebuild. The orphanage has received some significant … Continue reading

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Good news from Go Philanpthropic

Go Philanthropic seleced Dadagaun Village School and Orphanage as a project-below is an update from Steve, in Nepal. We are trying assess the needs and requirements which I am sure you will appreciate are many. There are almost 50 houses … Continue reading

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photos after earth quake from Dadagaun Orphanage

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Small way to show support for Nepal

Dear Friends, A small group just had dinner at Shangri La restaurant in Bethesda. Lok Tiwari, the owner spent some time with us talking about the situation in Nepal. He wanted me to tell you that if you visit Shangri … Continue reading

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Update on Oct. trips and Earth quake

Before the earthquake, I’d already decided my group would join Jeff Rasely’s group trekking to Basa Village in October. We plan to stay a few extra days to attend the Second Annual Benefit  concert for Dadagaun School. We are in … Continue reading

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Update, 2014 trip to Nepal and Music Program

Our music/dance program was more successful than anyone imagined it would be. While we were there we had a chance to get to know many of the musicians. They are the most gracious people we’ve ever met. Thanks to your … Continue reading

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Music program & Fund Raising Concert for children in Nepal

Our next voluntourism group is going to Nepal October 21, 2014. We’re returning to volunteer in Dadagaun Village School and orphanage in the foothills surrounding Kathmandu. Enough money was raised to use Nepalese music and dance to enhance the school … Continue reading

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Our next trip is close!

There are 8 people joining me for our fifth The Trek of Your Life voluntourism trip to Nepal. We’ll spend 3-4 days working in Dadagaun Village School and orphanage in the foothills surrounding Kathmandu. I raised enough money with crowdrise … Continue reading

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Our 5th Voluntourism trip to Nepal forming-Oct. 21-Nov. 1, 2014

This belated post contains brief highlights from our last trips in Nepal. Since I’ve been back, I’ve followed up on contacts made while I was there and started marketing for our next trip in 2012. We used the same voluntourism … Continue reading

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