Tag: Nepal

Visiting our scholars from Himalaya Boarding High School.

Pictures from the visit with our scholars at Himalaya Boarding School, Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu. Maiti had gone to her village, Sindhupalchok during Dashain and Tihar vacation. According to her, there was no proper shelter available and kids were studying in bamboo shelters after the earthquake. Ganga and Kelsang stayed at home and did their vacation homework. […]

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Visiting Youth Scholars: Sampriti and Isha

We had a nice visit with two of our scholars supported by WOV, Sampriti and Isha after the holidays. After enjoying their Dashain and Tihar festival, they seemed pretty happy to be back to school and start their studies. Sampriti earned 1200 rupees by playing Deusi and Bhailo (group of kids or elderly people go […]

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Preliminary Designs for New Girls Bathrooms at Budhanilkantha Govt. School

We are still working on the minutes from the October 2nd board meeting but a great thing to come out of it was approval of Dorjee Sherpa’s proposal to use the earthquake funds (up to $15,000 USD) at Budhanilkantha school in northern Kathmandu to help build adequate bathroom facilities for the female students. There is a […]

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Namaste, First, this message is going out to everyone who has donated to Wide Open Vistas (WOV) past or present. Thank you once again for your help towards WOV efforts to help victims of the Nepal earthquake. Nepal is still suffering significant aftershocks, and disruptions in communications, water, and healthcare. If you gave prior to the […]

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2014 Annual Report

Happy New Year everyone.   We accomplished a lot this year at Wide Open Vistas! Two board members (Kathleen and myself) walked, climbed, and crawled 1,200+ miles across the Himalaya while fundraising for WOV (short video). After finishing, we put donations to work helping children attend school in Kathmandu. Other accomplishments include setting up a  fund for micro-research […]

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