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It was meant to usher in a new prosperous era but Nepal’s new constitution so far only fuels strife.
Like in most families in my community, daughters were born to be given to someone while sons were to keep.
This website launched on 4 July 2015 in a spirit of freedom and hope, yet also sobriety, realizing that earthquakes are not the only worry in life.
“You marry whoever you love, there is no caste, or ethnicity, or religion in love,” she said. “Love can overcome prejudice and crisis.”
A special woman: Parbati. We met her during a journey to Kathmandu, just before the 2015 earthquake. In the south part of Kathmandu, in the Tripureshwor neighbourhood along the Bagmati river, there are many beautiful courtyards with Hindu temples, but also some of the poorest settlements, real slums built with found materials. Parbati lives in one of the courtyards with Shiva shrines and she keeps it clean. She has a decent accommodation, if compared to the slums. She can speak some English, which she learnt when working for an American family. She is very communicative, so she told us the story of her life. In her heart she has her lost ...
"Drones For Good" is where drones and donations meet. It's Paul Borrud's idea for aiding Nepal after the 2015 earthquakes through direct assistance and compelling drone footage that captures people's imagination. His website dronation.com tracks his relief initiatives and generates donations, presently more than $50.000. With his drone "Phyllis" he makes striking pictures that tell compelling stories. "Dronation" is a composite of "donation" and "drone" which explains the name of the project, Drones For Good, i.e. people using drones for good. Paul Borrud has traveled the world to provide relief and assist in emergency situations. ...
Some footage from a trip through Kathmandu valley, a couple of weeks before the 2015 earthquakes hit.
More than 100 people passed by, the athmosphere was sunny and relaxed, the food was excellent and donations, also from those not present at the event, surpassed all expectations. ...
It's human scale that counts. Inspiring people to donate, volunteer or visit the country, Help Nepal facilitates projects that help Nepal recover from the 2015 earthquakes. Currently the focus is on providing bamboo shelters for homeless families in some villages of the Kathmandu valley.