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In the Footsteps of the Dhami: My Travels with Nepal Medical Project

This summer I traveled with Stanford University’s Nepal Medical Project to lead a weeklong clinic and healthcare focused classes in Khamding, Nepal. It was the best experience of my life and taught me a lot about family, language, friendship and community. I arrived into the Kathmandu airport the evening of June 16th. My plane stopped on

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

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.