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Sharing pictures that were taken in Nurbuling and Shyugenche village on 5/10/15. Chiring Lama (our local champion) and Sameer Bajracharya (engineer) went to Nurbuling and assessed the Nurbuling school and got back some pictures for us. The description of the pictures are in the order they appear. 1. Shyugenche village, close to Nurbuling School. The...

We have not heard directly from Nakote school. Community members in the vicinity have said that all the roadways are blocked, and there have been conflicting reports on the extent of damage to the school buildings. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Nakote community. We would like to thank our engineer, Arna Raj Silwal, who...

Thankfully, the students are uninjured. The school buildings have been completely destroyed. The focus now is on providing sufficient food, clothing, and shelter. Tashi, our close friend and school director, is doing much of the food coordinating, and is currently directing the efforts to provide 30 kg of rice to every villager in surrounding villages. Tashi...

Our contact, Shrestha, at the Singhadevi school has informed that the school building was damaged during the earthquake, his house as well as 151 other houses in the community have collapsed, and that food is in shortage. We were told that no relief items have been distributed to the village except for a small tarp...