Trustee Meeting June 2017 – turning wine into funds

Martin explaining how to taste wine

Martin explaining how to taste wine

Birds eye view of the party

Birds eye view of the party

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After a trustee meeting in Bournville  we had a fund raising event with a wine tasting quiz, kindly organised as usual by Martin and Glyn, followed by a buffet supper and band hosted by Mo in Bromsgrove  A new departure (unnerving for some) was  a drone to photograph the whole event.

 

Trustee visit November 2015 – earthquake recovery, border blockade and meetings with friends

Chicken and rabbit IGP

IGP project  – this will be somebody’s dinner!

The new house

House of a CBRS client – they borrowed 70,000 rupees and brought the blocks up the mountain on their backs

Trustee Visit November 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friends of WMT supplied the woolly hat

Leatherworker with 2wk old baby – Friends of WMT supplied the woolly hat

Balkrishna at KGH

Meeting with VLTA who support the leatherworkers at KGH – yes KGH still standing and what remains is very smart

Cricket competion Lakeside Pokhara

A serious cricket tournament in Pokhara, but …  -would England play on this pitch??

Gas queue outside CBRS

Gas queue outside CBRS  – word spread that a lorry might be arriving with cooking gas

Breakfast at CBRS

Dal, bhat, takhari breakfast at CBRS with the chairman.

David, Mohini, Mahendra

CBRS client IGP project  – a small shop

Aparna with some of her rescued pharmacy supplies

Aparna with some of her rescued pharmacy supplies

Remains of a maternity clinic

Remains of a maternity clinic

Beding - a base camp for Gaurishankar. It was above this village Shipton took photos of the Yeti tracks

And finally, it you want to find the Yeti. This is Beding – a base camp for Gaurishankar. It was in the snow above here that Shipton photographed some unusual tracks

Trauma relief poster

Trauma relief poster

Nature conservation award

Message from Prachet;

I am very pleased to inform you that on the 6th Dec 2014, ECCA was awarded the "Nature 
Conservation Award" by the Nepal Academy of Science and Technology(NAST. The award 
consists of a cash prize along with a citation. The award was handed over by the 
Chancellor of the Academy and Rt. Honorable Prime Minister Mr. Sushil Koirala. On this special moment, I would like to express our gratitude towards all our partners for 
their continuous support and encouragement. We cannot imagine completing our 27 years 
of voyage without your support and trust. Certainly, all of you are part of ECCA familyand the recognition of ECCA includes all of you as well.

ECCA citationOn the Occasion of 32nd anniversary of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology

Nature Conservation Award (for fiscal year 2013/14)

Provided to

ECCA

for continuous active contribution, for the past 27 years, towards leadership development of the young generation in environment conservation and generating their interest by organizing conservation programs in schools in and around Kathmandu Valley.

The Academy heartily wishes the organization further success in such conservation related activities serving the country and that this award will provide inspiration to other scientists and technicians to contribute towards science and technology sector.

(Signed)

Chancellor of the Academy and Rt. Honorable Prime Minister Mr. Sushil Koirala

Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Jiba Raj Pokharel

 

December 6, 2014