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

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Education

Why it is time to give back to Nepal

Reasons why it is time to give back to the people in the remote mountain communities of Nepal in these times of COVID-19. Right now, people in Nepal are feeling the devastating effects of coronavirus on their health, their children’s education and their livelihoods. As is so often the case, the people hit hardest are...
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Adapting and learning in mountain schools during Covid

Like in the UK, schools in the Taplejung region of Nepal had to close to students. It was heart-breaking to think all the progress children and young people made thanks to our teacher training, improved learning environments and growing attendance rates was going to be jeopardised as a result of this virus.  Fortunately, we were...
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Chairman awarded knighthood in Queen’s Birthday Honours

We would like to congratulate our Chairman Graham Wrigley on receiving the award of Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George for services to international development awarded in the latest Queen’s Birthday Honours. Graham received the award for services to international development in a career spanning 32 years. During that time...
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Support the mountain people through COVID-19

All over the world, families are sharing similar worries: what will we do if one of us shows symptoms? What’s going to happen to our children’s education? Will we be able to get the groceries we need this week? Those same worries exists in Nepal … We’re adapting our health and education programmes to help...
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Lunchboxes – A Solution to a Problem

We may not have the fondest memories of our school lunches when we were children.  I suspect, however, that they were more important to the rhythm of our day than we remember.  When a group of Trustees travelled to the Taplejung District of Nepal in 2018, a number of the schools we visited asked if...
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Facilitating girls’ attendance at schools

Chhaupadi, the practice of banishing girls and women to a hut or shed when they have their periods, is common in Nepal, particularly in the remote areas. In some parts of Nepal people believe they will be punished by God if women enter the home during menstruation. Although chhaupadi was banned by the Supreme Court in...
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Thanking Mary Lowe for 30 years of service to the Trust

Mary Lowe officially stood down as our Honourable Secretary last year and Rebecca Stephens sits down with her to talk about the early days at the Trust, how our work has involved since then and her most treasured memories of working with the mountain people in Nepal  …. Mary, you are one of the ‘founding...
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Volunteering News

David Wilson is going to Nepal in early November to spend a month working in HTUK supported schools. He is a primary teacher from Manchester, so well used to teaching across the curriculum, and has an interest in cricket. Our Education Programme Team has created an interesting schedule for him. David will start his volunteering...
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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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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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Kate Wolstenholme,
Hon. Treasurer,
62 Riversdale Road,
London N5 2JZ

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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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