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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

An Interview with Chhiri Sherpa

Recently our very own Kunga Sherpa sat down to interview his beautiful grandmother, Chhiri. They chatted about her childhood, her secrets to a happy marriage, what Wongchu Sherpa and the soon-coming hospital mean to the people of her village and more! 1. What is your name? My name is Chhiri Sherpa.  2. When and where were

A Look Back on Guiding the WMS Team

It has been five years since I decided I wanted to become a trekking guide. My journey started by being a porter. Even though I have many connections in the trekking and tourism industry, I wanted to fulfill the role of a porter, to experience the life and the pain. In the beginning, it was

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.