SUPPORTING THE MOUNTAIN PEOPLE OF NEPAL
SUPPORTING THE MOUNTAIN PEOPLE OF NEPAL

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UK retired teachers visiting schools in Nepal.

During April three trustees, John Walton, Tim Keyes and Kate Keohane, along with seven retired teachers and health professionals, travelled to Nepal to spend three weeks trekking around the Taplejung region, visiting schools and clinics along the way. Their aim was to assess the work being done to provide quality education and health. In addition,...
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Pilot Uterine Prolapse health camp in Yamphudin

During our baseline assessment Female Community Health Volunteers and the District Medical Officer both highlighted genital prolapse as an issue and asked us to help. Uterine Prolapse can be extremely debilitating socially and medically for village women. It remains a largely hidden problem although it affects all age groups, from young women to old. We organised...
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UK health professionals and teachers visiting schools and clinics in Nepal.

A group of retired teachers and health professionals have travelled out to Nepal together with some of our Trustees in April 2018 to visit the schools and clinics we help support. Their findings and feedback will be used to further plan our strategies. The group has taken collection of a Midwifery Aid Box that our Health...
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Susan Band Tribute

It is with sadness that we are sharing this news with you. Our Honorary 1953 Patron, former Trustee and good friend, Susan Band, passed away on 20 April 2018 after a period of ill health. Susan and her late husband, George Band, a former chairman of the HTUK, worked for many years to support our...
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First aid training courses for teachers in five different villages

The HTUK committed to this worthwhile project even before our wider health strategy was put into place. Our first-aid course aimed at improving teachers’ ability to administer first-aid to those in their care ran alongside our needs assessment and implementation programmes as a key priority in the region. During 2015 to 2017, we successfully ran...
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Community health awareness project in Yamphudin

We have completed the basic planning and budget for a community health awareness project in Yamphudin later this year. One main focus will be maternal and neonatal health. Our baseline Household Survey on villagers’ health knowledge and practices will inform the work. Tika and Mina, the newly trained Auxiliary Nurse Midwife and Community Medical Assistant...
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Fund for maternity emergencies and referrals in Yamphudin

This innovative project is now underway in partnership with Samriddha Pahad (SP), Nepal. SP has set up some remote banking cooperatives in Taplejung, training and involving local villagers. Our project is being developed and managed by a team of Yamphudin villagers initially supported by SP, and the Chair is a Female Community Health Volunteer. The...
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ANM training for school leavers from Taplethok

We have promised to help the Taplethok Health Post Management Team appoint and retain midwives. Local children have recently sat their School Leaving Certificate exams. Girls with high marks may apply for two HTUK scholarships to train as Auxiliary Nurse Midwives and they will be bonded to return to their own villages for three years.
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Fundraising with a difference!

You don’t always have to do long treks or physically challenging activities to raise money for us, you could just organise an evening of good music, food and fun! Recently Little Rumba played at the Boathouse, Upton-upon-Severn. They have an instantly recognisable house style, which owes debts to Eastern Europe and South America, as well...
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Elizabeth Hawley – 9 Nov 1923-26 Jan 2018

On behalf of all at the Himalayan Trust UK we would like to express both our profound sadness at the death of Elizabeth as well as our deep admiration for the life that she led. All of us who came to know and respect this remarkable woman understand very clearly how she became a legend...
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How Your Support Can Help

£20 will support
£50 will support
£100 will support
£1,000 will support

• Warm blanket for mother and baby
• Foot suction pump to clear babies’ breathing
• 25 Reading books
• Stationery for one child for a year

• Stretcher
• Nebuliser to help breathing
• Classroom furniture set for 3
• Week of teacher training

• Emergency transport for 2 patients
• An additional teacher for 2 weeks

• Equipment for a birthing centre including delivery bed, post natal care bed and oxygen supply
• 2 school laptops