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Musa Masala
Everest Marathon: How I (Barely) Survived the World’s Highest Race

If you don’t feel challenged enough to run 26 miles at sea level, try running on a glacier and a rocky alpine terrain with menacing yaks in your path at 17,000 feet. Not that I particularly wanted to be challenged, loved running or ever attempted to run a marathon or even a half. But I

Namaste from The Umbrella Foundation!

Namaste from The Umbrella Foundation! Since 2005, we at Umbrella have been providing invaluable support to vulnerable children in Nepal, many of which were rescued from corrupt children’s homes operating in Kathmandu that neglected their most basic rights. Many of the children in these homes were taken from remote and isolated communities by traffickers promising

Tsering’s Fund: Helping Nepalese Girls and Families in Need

In a country where girls lack access to education and earthquakes have left many families struggling to find food and shelter, every effort toward improving the lives of Nepalese people counts. The Tsering’s Fund is a powerhouse of such efforts. We recently chatted with its president, Peter J. Schmieding, D.M.D., about the organization’s history, mission and work—as well

Stay tuned for updates on the Musa Masala book, proceeds of which will benefit the building of The Wongchu Sherpa Memorial Hospital in Chyangba Village, Nepal.