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

By

Paul Thornton

What makes Rani School in Taplejung District so successful?

Whichever way you approach Rani School you have to climb steeply for 1000m to reach it. The school is built on a couple of terraces high above the Timor River. It is so high and so steep that if you kicked your ball over the boundary hedge and fencing, it would take you a long...
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Health scholarships for female Community Health Volunteers from Yamphudin

Two married Female Community Health Volunteers from Yamphudin village have been sponsored for training, one as an Auxiliary Nurse Midwife and the other as a Community Medical Assistant. They are bonded to return to the Yamphudin Health Post and Birthing Centre for three years. They finish their training this month, although the results will take...
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Yamphudin Health Post with a Birthing Centre

There has been major progress on this. The new Health Post and Birthing Centre is now built beyond window sill level and the roof structure is being prepared. We started work on developing a health programme in Taplejung about 5 years ago in 2013, led by two very experienced Trustees with medical backgrounds, Dr Debbie Bartley...
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10th Sir Hillary Memorial Lecture

We’re very excited to announce that Sir Ranulph Fiennes will be the speaker at our tenth Sir Edmund Hillary Memorial Lecture on Wednesday 23 May at the Royal Geographic Society in London. Ranulph is an inspiring speaker who delivers engaging and thought-provoking speeches on all aspects of his many expeditions. He leaves his audience energised...
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Manaslu Circuit by Richard Everard

Richard Everard, 69 years old, did the Manaslu Circuit – some 118 miles from Arughat on the east of Mount Manaslu to Syange on the west, reaching a height of 5135 metres at Larkya La Pass. Richard has never trekked in Nepal before and decided to do this trek to be able to raise money to support our health...
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George Lowe Scholarship

The Himalayan Trust New Zealand administers approximately 140 scholarships for 16+ years students in Solukhumbu, the upper and lower Everest Districts in Nepal.  These range from Intermediate (16-18 years), Bachelor and Masters degrees.  Boys have to gain 1st Division pass at School Leaving Certificate (SLC) in order to apply and girls can apply with 1st,...
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Best of British: how climber Rebecca Stephens entered the record book

In 1993, former financial journalist and keen skier, Rebecca Stephens, broke through what could arguably be called nature’s most impressive ‘glass ceiling’ when she became the first female British climber ever to reach the summit of Mount Everest. She left her job at the Financial Times to take on the challenge, climbing just over 29,000...
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DONATIONS

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Please make out to “Himalayan Trust UK”
and post together with your GiftAid Declaration to:

Kate Wolstenholme,
Hon. Treasurer,
62 Riversdale Road,
London N5 2JZ

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Forms can be emailed to our Treasurer at treasurer@himalayantrust.co.uk

How Your Support Can Help

The communities of Taplejung will appreciate any support you feel able to give.

Please consider to set-up a regular payment scheme. Click the amounts below to find out how your donations make a difference.

£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
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