Everest Avalanche Appeal

$40,628 donated
Given by 326 generous donors in around 6 months

On April 18, 2014 a devastating avalanche on Everest took the lives of 16 mountain porters. The Himalayan Trust immediately launched an a

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Thank you for your support.

Thanks to your generosity, we have raised a total of $44,860.55 – 90% of this through GiveaLittle.

100% of these funds will support scholarships for the children – ensuring they have a complete education despite the loss of their fathers’ livelihoods. This is a long-term commitment, made possible by your support.

About us

Sir Edmund Hillary founded the Himalayan Trust in 1960, and ever since then we have been working alongside our friends and partner organisations in Nepal to help the people of the Everest region with health, education and general wellbeing.

We are an international non-profit humanitarian organisation working in the Solukhumbu region of Nepal—an area where Sir Ed first set off to climb Mt Everest and where he ended up spending many years over his lifetime.

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Thank you for your support  8 August 2014

Thanks to your generosity, we have raised a total of $44,860.55 ? 90% of this through GiveaLittle. 100% of these funds will support scholarships for the children ? ensuring they have a complete education despite the loss of their fathersf livelihoods. This is a long-term commitment, made possible by your support. Although the appeal has been officially closed, you can continue to support our scholarship programme by donating to our donation page ? tagging the donation gscholarshipsh. With heartfelt thanks Prue Smith General Manager Himalayan Trust

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Brian B Howard
Brian B Howard on 20 Oct 2014
Cheque Donation
$140.17
Siobhan Murray
Siobhan Murray on 04 Aug 2014
Private
Private Donor
Private Donor on 01 Aug 2014
Thanks for giving us a way to support the Sherpa people
$100
Ross Cullen
Ross Cullen on 29 Jul 2014
$40
Phillip Lindsay
Phillip Lindsay on 17 Jul 2014
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