Useful website links
Below are some of CAN’s working partners and other organisations seeking to promote welfare in Nepal and promote mountain heritage.
Community Action Treks
The fund raising arm of Community Action Nepal. These great treks are a life changing experience. Take home your memories and leave behind a better future for the local community.
Visit their website Community Action Treks.
Doug Scott Mountaineering
A site where you can buy posters and prints from Doug’s expeditions around the world.
Visit his website Doug Scott Mountaineering.
Sir Edmund Hillary wanted to create a charity that would work well on the ground . It had to have a real and immediate impact on the Sherpas daily lives.
Visit their website Himalayan Trust.
International Porter Protection Group
The International Porter Protection Group (IPPG) works to improve the conditions of mountain porters in the tourism industry worldwide. This means porters carrying for individual trekkers, organized groups, climbing expeditions and those who supply lodges.
Visit their website International Porter Protection Group
Porters’ Progress Nepal (PPN) is a non-governmental, Non-profit, social organization (NGO) officially registered in Nepal in 2002 as the first organization established by dedicated porters to improve the lives of trekking porters through various programs that emphasize advocacy, education and empowerment.
Visit their website via Google - www.portersprogressuk.org - (the direct link is down)
The objects of the charity are to relieve sickness and to protect and preserve public health in Nepal and its neighbouring territories in particular but not exclusively for the benefit of persons suffering form leprosy and by the following means:
- Assisting in the provision and maintenance of hospitals health centres and clinics
- Assisting in the provision of work-based and recreational activities in order that the sick may be physically and socially rehabilitated; and
- Providing support and assistance for health service initiatives.
Visit their website Promise Nepal
A charity working in Nepal, Zimbabwe and Tibet.
Visit their website Rokpa.
Who have been most generous over the years in donating clothing and equipment for use by porters. Visit their website Berghaus
Kendal Mountain Festival
Kendal is one of the world’s most prestigious mountain festivals, an internationally renowned event that attracts top adventurers, climbers, writers, film-makers and film premieres from around the world. Plus it’s a huge tribal gathering – the major social event for outdoor enthusiasts in the UK. Visit their website Kendal Mountain Festival.
Mountain Heritage Trust (MHT)
Events Latest news About Annual Report Search Search Tips All Archives All Artefacts All other Items Persons A-Z Corporate entities A-Z Access Points A-Z Deceased Climbers Links Contact the MHT The key role of the Mountain Heritage Trust (MHT) is to ensure that Britain’s unique & fascinating heritage of the people connected with its mountainous areas are conserved, documented, made accessible and, most importantly, communicated to as wide an audience as possible.
Visit their website Mountain Heritage Trust.