Author: swolpin

Putting Shoes on Children’s Feet: Running with Mira Rai in Sano Dumma

  A little over a month ago we were contacted with a special request to help purchase shoes for children in Mira Rai’s home village of Sano Dumma  in a remote part of eastern Nepal.  Many of the children there wear plastic sandals, flip flops, or go barefoot. The board weighed the proposal and thanks to your […]

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A few more pictures and notes from our site visit to Buddhanilkantha Public School earlier this month. Even though the bathroom has been in use for several months, and we have had our ribbon cutting ceremony, there are still some finishing touches to do. Construction in Kathmandu is always challenging! We sat down with the […]

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We are very happy to pass on this progress report from Raju Kati, a practicing optometrist at Dhulikhel Hospital.  Wide Open Vistas was able to provide a micro-research grant in 2015 (approx  $870) to Raju and his team so that they could purchase much needed tools for screening pediatric patients with vision issues. To date, they have screened 438 […]

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