Active Hearts Foundation: One drop of water is the start of a mighty river.
- $9,711.24 donated
- 22 generous donors
Active Hearts does community projects in Nepal. Our focus is on the children. We build libraries and provide financial and hands on support.
We are trekking guides from New Zealand and Nepal and lead expeditions through the Himalaya. The Nepalese are wonderfully humble and caring folk who constantly make our trekking tours magic by sharing their homes, culture and friendship. Active Hearts was formed to build our local guides and porters school libraries and assist with other small community projects. We were due to open our first library May 1st in the remote village of Satobate 100km north of Kathmandu however the village was destroyed by the devastating earthquakes in Nepal on April 25th and May 12th.
All funds and resources were initially channeled towards the villages immediate survival. The focus was on emergency shelter, food, water, sanitation and medical assistance. We became an international team of friends with the same purpose. On the ground as a front line aid and relief team uninhibited by red tape and politics.
We managed to accomplish some amazing things in the months following the quakes. Nothing would have been possible without the very generous people around the world who donated and fund raised for us.
We have now opened three libraries, in Satobate, Khule and Sidhing villages. We have provided medicines and supplies, distributed donated clothing, quilts, laptops, books, toys and messages of support. We led an international group of trekking friends through the remote lower Solu Khumbu regions.
Exciting times for all as the Hearts team of volunteers, our network of contacts and suppliers on the ground and the completed projects continues to grow. As it has been from day one, our focus is on the little ones. The children specifically through education and health projects.
Nothing is possible without our kind donors. Please consider donating to the Active Hearts family.
Peace and love my friends
Thank you and Namaste
Dk and the Active Hearts Himalaya team x
Funds will be used for:
1) building and stocking more school libraries in remote villages in Nepal
2) delivering health services and supplies in remote villages mainly in the area of maternity and infant health
3) community and infrastructure projects such as shelter, safe irrigation for food, and clean water.
Every cent donated into our charity goes directly to those who need. It is a very personal cause.
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We are involved because we really care. Nepal is a huge part of our lives and our friends and co-workers in Nepal are our brothers and sisters, our family. We have the passion, the resources, and the on the ground partners and knowledge to make a real difference.
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