Everest Avalanche Appeal
- $40,627.87 donated
- 326 generous donors
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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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.
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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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