Just when things were starting to get back to normal, 16 days after a massive earthquake hit Nepal another major earthquake struck on Tuesday, May 12. Tupache Village in Nuwakot district was severely affected. Once a vibrant community, Tupache now looks more like a war zone.
A week after a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook the entire nation, people are still living and sleeping under the open sky. The aftershocks still continue to traumatize the people of Nepal.
Heifer Nepal staff and volunteers who are distributing relief supplies are encountering enormous challenges and need in affected communities.
Looking at the pictures and videos of the earthquake in Nepal, is an instant reminder of what happened to us here in Haiti five years ago. We remember it very well, like it was yesterday. The dust, the confusion, the tears, the panic, the losses and the desperation...
Mark Nestleroth is a former Heifer board member and co-chair of the Southeast Pennsylvania Heifer Volunteer Committee. The committee has been hosting a banquet to raise money for Heifer over the past 23 years and within the past two years started a fundraising team to develop a more...
Lawrence continues to look for ways to reduce damage to the Earth. “I am interested in putting in a biogas plant,” he says. “That would save the destruction of our forests.”
Last month, I traveled more than 370 miles west from Kathmandu into the remote hills of Surkhet District to meet a group of women creating waves of change in their community.