Tragedy in North Gorkha

Everyone at CAN has been devastated by the news that a landslide, which swept across the path, overwhelmed three of our nurses as they were travelling from their health posts in North Gorkha en route to Kathmandu for training. The accident happened on Thursday, 22 September.     Tragically, Ranjana Basnet – pictured here in North Gorkha, is presumed dead. The landslide occured...
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SUNDAY 2 OCTOBER: DOG DAY – HUTTON IN THE FOREST at 2 pm

  Our annual celebration of Nepal’s Day of the Dog will take place this year on Sunday 2 October at Hutton in the Forest by kind permission of Lord and Lady Inglewood to whom we are very grateful for their kind hospitality. Come and join us on our sponsored walk to raise money for three Nepalese charities: Community Action Nepal, Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Centre and the Kathmandu...
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Reconstruction Progress Report – One Year On

Reconstruction progress report by WYG, one year after the devastating Nepal earthquake. View the embedded version below, or download to read...
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RECIPES FROM NEPAL, BHUTAN and TIBET – collected by Dr Mike Townend

Dr Mike Townend has kindly offered the proceeds from the sale of his new book, “Recipes from the Roof of the World” to CAN on sale at a cost of £5.00. Copies are available through “Peace through Folk” an organisation celebrating peace, friendship and reconciliation through folk music and related arts.  Please click here for their website Peace through Folk to view the...
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The Day the Mountains Shook – CAN video

A year on the Nepal Earthquake has been largely been forgotten in public consciousness and superseded by other newsand world events. Former BBC world affairs correspondent, Mike Wooldridge, Ruth Wooldridge and Nepali cinematographer Narendra Mainali, have recently made a 10 minute video The Day the Mountains Shook for Community Action Nepal, providing an update on the current situation in...
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ONE YEAR ON – CAN REFERENCE AND PROGRESS REPORT

After a great deal of thoughtful preparation Doug has just signed off on his report which brings the history of Community Action Nepal up to date with important post-earthquake project restoration news. View the embedded version below, or download to read later. CAN-Progress-Report Through the writing of this report Doug’s intention was not only to thank everyone for helping  support CAN...
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STOP PRESS: BIHI HEALTH POST NOW OPERATIONAL

Doug was delighted to receive an email from Murari on Wednesday, 24th February letting him know that the Health Post at Bihi was open and ready for business. Everyone at CAN wishes to thank everyone who has supported this project especially Porter’s Progress UK and the Jephcott Trust.  
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Lecture: Haddington 3 Nov. 2013 ‘Significant and Joyous Moments of Being in the Mountains’

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