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The Wongchu Sherpa Trust Girls Hostel Project #BOAW2017

The beauty of a woman starts in childhood, and flourishes with education and opportunity. I’m honored to write this post for The Beauty of a Woman BlogFest VI. To read others’ contributions celebrating real beauty and perhaps win a handmade prize visit this link today through March 11th. **** In Nepal, girls are in the back of the

The 1-Year Anniversary of Wongchu Sherpa’s Passing

In Sherpa culture one year after the passing of a loved one a Gongjo puja is organized. In memory of my late father Wongchu Sherpa we will have a ceremony every December 30th for the next three years. We have started a national level volleyball competition to be held at this time as well. For the first year

Chyangba Village Trek: WMS Goes to the Hospital

This past November, members of the Wilderness Medical Society, led by Dr. Eric Johnson and Dr. Luanne Freer, trekked to the site of the Wongchu Sherpa Memorial Hospital, which will be built in Khamding, Solu Khumbu, Nepal. The group was guided by Ang Phula Sherpa, managing director of Peak Promotion—a trekking, climbing and filming company in Nepal—and

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.