Why Himalaya?

We help communities who live on the roof of the world. Life at 5000m is not easy. The environment brings constant challenges, the ecology is delicate and increasingly treatened, it’s people’s are diverse in ethnicity and socioeconomic background.

The region is undergoing rapid change, environmental and economic problems are complex. Rural minorities are finding it difficult to move forward in this new global age. We have projects in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. We’ve built greenhouses, schools, care homes and health clinics. We train nurses, we teach children, we train mothers during pregnancy, greatly increasing infant mortality rates after birth. We change farming techniques. We help women carry leading roles in rural communities. We feel people are already empowered. We try to listen, reach out and help them.

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