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

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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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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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Looking for a Fundraising Trustee

The Himalayan Trust UK has been working since 1989 to help the mountain people of Nepal. We strive to improve the health and education in the mountainous regions of Northeastern Nepal, particularly in the Taplejung region. We still hold to the guiding principles laid down by Sir Edmund Hillary when he founded the first Himalayan...
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Ben Fogle to speak at next Hillary Memorial Lecture

“To try is to risk failure. But risks must be taken, because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.” Ben Fogle If this quote intrigues you, then join us at the 11th Sir Edmund Hillary Memorial Lecture on Thursday 9 May at the Royal Geographic Society. We will also celebrate the 30th anniversary of the...
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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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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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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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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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On the couch with our Chairman, Graham Wrigley

Graham Wrigley met up with World Expeditions who kindly provide the ticketing website for our Sir Edmund Hillary Memorial Lectures to talk about the Lectures, charity work and how he met Sir Edmund. A real insight into the work of Himalayan Trust UK. You can read the full interview from the link below: http://blog.worldexpeditions.com/destinations/himalaya/nepal/himalayan-trust-edmund-hillary-memorial-lecture/
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Ongoing support for the Sherpa orphans’ following 2014 avalanche

The awful avalanche on Mt Everest in April 2014 killed 16 Sherpa mountaineers leaving behind 31 children without fathers. Public support globally was amazing, and in our case, with the wonderfully generous support of our supporters, we could raise money to help in the ongoing financial assistance to ensure that those children who needed it...
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DONATIONS

If you would like to donate online.
This can be done securely by clicking on the link below.

Donate to us through Just Giving

By Cheque:

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

If you are a UK taxpayer then by donating under the GiftAid scheme the Himalayan Trust UK will benefit further.

Download the GiftAid Declaration to enable us to claim an additional 25% of your donation free of charge.

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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