The earthquake of 25 April, 4 years ago. there was an earthquake on the 25th of April, 4 years ago, it was very violent and local earthquake magnitude of 7.8, with epicenter about 34 miles east-south-east of Lamjung: the earthquake has caused more than 8 000 deaths and serious damage. that were minor in the areas of the himalayan regions of India, China, Bangladesh and Pakistan. This is the seismic event most violent that has ever hit this area after 1934, when under the rubble remained 10.600 people.
support for the Campaign. Satisfied the primary need, with the reconstruction of 4 schools and with various projects of development of agriculture, also funded by the Agency for the Cooperation of the Italian, (AICS), ASIA's work in Nepal since 1996 and has been in the first emergency post-earthquake) start a new project for the construction of three school canteens in the region of Rasuwa. The new campaign, #menSana, it will be possible to support it with a donation. The beneficiaries of the project are 391 students currently attending the schools of Dupcheshwori, Aarukharka and Thangdor, their families and the whole community of the Municipalities of the Rural Naukunda.
The reconstruction after the earthquake. The cost for the implementation of the entire project in a single school is € 44,000, for a total of 132.000 Euro for the three schools. In Rasuwa, the literacy rate is 54% and is much lower than the national average of Nepal is 81%. Send their children to school here involves a range of concerns for parents: the long stretch of road, more than an hour walk from the villages most far away, across rivers and roads often collapsed because of the heavy rains, and the impossibility to have lunch in the school structure, discourage school attendance. After meeting with the parents and teachers of the schools, ASIA has decided to accommodate their requests and to equip the three schools of Dupcheshwori, Aarukharka and Thangdor - rebuilt after the earthquake - canteen, kitchen, all the furniture and necessary equipment, and a supply of food for the first six months, so as to ensure their sustainability and help the local community to initiate this new activity.
The inclusion of a nutritionist. For this reason, the project wants to focus on the quality of the food, providing for the insertion of a nutritionist to set the preparation of balanced meals and a healthy supply of energy and to train the staff of the schools and the mothers of the students on the basic rules of the healthy nutrition and education health and hygiene. Support the Christmas Campaign of ASIA: Cristina Bowerman, Lucky Cerlino, Nada, Paolo Fresu, Jaka, Sandro Joyeaux that will inundate with their #namaskar4nepal (namaskar is the typical greeting in nepali, which serves to welcome or to greet someone who goes via) social networks.
Who is ASIA. And the Association for International Solidarity in Asia – is a Ngo founded in 1988 by professor Namkhai Norbu. Committed in the countries of the himalayan belt projects for the preservation of the identity and cultural heritage, promotes economic development processes, social and health care that is focused on the local populations with their resources, human, cultural and environmental. In the many years of experience in ASIA has directly served more than 1,400,000 people in Tibet, Western China, India, Nepal, Myanmar, Mongolia and Sri Lanka and had a significant effect in the improvement of the living conditions of their communities.
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