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February 2015

Alex Staniforth’s mission to the top of the world – raising money for The Himalayan Trust UK

The past few months have been a truly epic journey- and now just a month remains before I depart the UK to Nepal for my two month expedition to climb Everest on the 28th of March. I was involved in the April 2014 tragedy where 16 Sherpa guides tragically lost their lives in a huge avalanche on Mount Everest.  My expedition was eventually cancelled and I returned home, having not stepped above …Read More

Case study: a journey to the world of medicine

Sanjay Rana Magar is studying for a MBBS at Patan Academy of Health Science, School of Medicine, Kathmandu.   During my study at Junbesi Secondary School located at Junbesi of Solukhumbu district, I had a dream of becoming a good doctor in future however which was not an easy dream to fulfill for me.  When I was at grade ten I just thought of passing SLC examination with good marks. …Read More