As well as visiting the memorial park trustees went to visit schools supported by the trust. They watched a drama competition on “The importance of friendship in disaster and tragedy” to help the children come to terms with the aftermath of the 2015 earthquake. There is a full report in the latest (2017) newsletter.
Martin explaining how to taste wine
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.
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IGP project – this will be somebody’s dinner!
House of a CBRS client – they borrowed 70,000 rupees and brought the blocks up the mountain on their backs
Trustee Visit November 2015
Leatherworker with 2wk old baby – Friends of WMT supplied the woolly hat
Meeting with VLTA who support the leatherworkers at KGH – yes KGH still standing and what remains is very smart
A serious cricket tournament in Pokhara, but … -would England play on this pitch??
Gas queue outside CBRS – word spread that a lorry might be arriving with cooking gas
Dal, bhat, takhari breakfast at CBRS with the chairman.
CBRS client IGP project – a small shop
Aparna with some of her rescued pharmacy supplies
Remains of a maternity clinic
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
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.
On the Occasion of 32nd anniversary of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology
Nature Conservation Award (for fiscal year 2013/14)
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.
Chancellor of the Academy and Rt. Honorable Prime Minister Mr. Sushil Koirala
Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Jiba Raj Pokharel
December 6, 2014