Update #27

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Last week saw us officially handover the brand new, three room classroom building to the principal, teachers and children of the Shree Madan- Aashrit Basic School in Tokha on the northern edge of the Kathmandu Valley. Their main building was damaged in the 2015 earthquake. ¬†Initially the children were taught in bamboo and tarpaulin temporary […]

Baruwa Eye Camp Cataract Operations

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Hot off the back of our highly successful eye camp in Baruwa Village, Sindhupulchok our 8 cataract patients, Pasang and Community Medical Assistant, Rabina packed themselves into a jeep for the long, bumpy journey to Kathmandu. With a probable average age for¬†our patients somewhere in the mid 70s, for most of them it was their […]

Baruwa Eye Camp, Sindhupalchok

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On Thursday morning we set off with two senior optometrists from Kathmandu’s Teaching Hospital, Dr Sanjeeb Mishra and Dr Gauri Shankar Shrestha to finally fulfil a promise made to the community of Baruwa in Sindhupalchok, to return and support them in their health care needs by running a free eye camp. After a long, bumpy […]