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February 15, 2016

Nepal Relief Trip – by Lisa Vaughn

Traveling to Nepal in January 2016 was a very different experience for me.  My biggest challenges weren’t the usual altitude, cold weather, long days hiking or the lack of showers.  This trip I struggled most with the ache in my heart. The dichotomy of Nepal was very prominent this year.  All that I love was at its best; hiking lofty ridge lines with unobstructed views of the snowy Himalaya, trail time with Tek, Junga, Bhim, Mingma and Yam;…
August 27, 2015

Come in Out of the Rain

As many of you know, summer is monsoon season in Nepal.  Immediately following the earthquake was quite a race against the clock to get people covered before the rains began to fall.  Our friends at Himalayan Aid did a great job getting sheet metal to people in remote villages in order to really get a "roof" over their heads.  In addition, the sheet metal will be able to be used in the reconstruction of their…
June 1, 2015

Update from a friend volunteering in Nepal

Below is an update on the Nepal situation from a good friend who is volunteering for Himalayan Aid.  Himalayan Aid is providing (amon many things) sheet metal for families to incorporate into their temporary housing so that when they are able to reconstruct their homes, they will already have the roof metal.  Brilliant. "Jim's running a great little operation. The key part it is facilitating the Nepalis to help other Nepalis dig out and get…