Mission statement:

Musa Masala believes in culturally aware and safe mountain travel. With our projects in healthcare and education, we aim to enhance the experience of the outdoors for people of Nepal and visitors alike.

Here on the Musa Masala website, we tell stories and connect organizations and individuals who inspire all of us through their work in Nepal and all over the world. We highlight women’s issues and successes in the outdoor community.

Our current projects:

Musa Masala: Mountain Girl of the Himalayas—a fundraising book for the Wongchu Sherpa Memorial Hospital in Chyangba Village, Nepal

Altitude Tip Cards—distributed to trekkers and climbers by the Himalayan Rescue Association in their clinics in the Everest region and Annapurna circuit during trekking seasons

Highlighting the work of nonprofit organizations in Nepal

Supporting the fundraising of the reconstruction of Suri Elementary School in the Dolakha region of Nepal

Promotional film for the Wongchu Sherpa Memorial Hospital

Our future projects:

Creation of Advanced Altitude Tips cards for medical providers

Creation of Altitude Tips cards printed in Nepali for porters, guides and trekkers

Placing billboards with altitude safety information in English and Nepali across major trekking routes in Nepal

Organizing and supporting women’s mountaineering in the Himalayas

Our past projects:

Gaelforce Women’s Adventure Race, Team Musa Ireland, fundraiser for Wongchu Sherpa Memorial Hospital (Summer, 2017)

Supported the all-women’s summit attempt at Mount Kanchenjunga (Spring, 2017)

Fundraised for the Wongchu Sherpa Memorial Hospital at the Wilderness Medicine Society annual conference in Breckenridge, Colorado (Summer, 2017)

Helped sponsor the Artemis Women in Action Film Festival in Los Angeles, California (April, 2017)

Holiday card fundraiser for Wongchu Sherpa Memorial Hospital (Winter, 2016)