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Thangkas for Sale & Bhutanese Update

Some beautiful Tibetan Buddhist Thangkas have been donated to Friends of nepal to be used as a fundraiser for the Bhutanese Resettlement matching fund. You can purchase on our website:http://www.friendsofnepal.com/?page_id=276. These are a great value and all profits will be used to provide direct assistance to Bhutanese Refugees. If you

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Peace Talks In NY, Featuring Nepal RPCVs NOV 7

Luckily for us, we have a few more PeaceTalks coming up at the RMA!   Here is the upcoming schedule:   Friday, November 7– Heather Bush (2004)     Heather was in the last group of Peace Corps volunteers before the program evacauted Nepal due to increasing political turmoil.   Friday,

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100 House Parties to Support Doubling Peace Corps

There is an effort underway, led by Nepal RPCV Rajeev Goyal, to double the Peace Corps budget by 2010. I think this is something we all support. Some info below including locations of 100 House Parties all over the world -the first stage of the campaign. One of the parties

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Honoring Mike Frame

Michael Frame, 67 Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 10:47 pm Michael Warren Frame, age 67, of Northfield and Pokhara, Nepal, died on Friday, May 23, 2008, after a seven-year battle with Multiple Myeloma. Mike was born on Oct. 28, 1940, in Northfield, to William Gibson Frame and Minnie Errington Frame.

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Passing of Mike Frame

This information was compiled from a couple different sources.  Some of you might not be aware that Mike passed away on Friday, May 23rd at 4:25 pm. For the previous two days he seemed tranquil as he slowly slipped away from us. He will be buried on May 25th at

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Chuck Ludlam For NPCA Board

Note: Chuck served in the early years of PCN ad is running for the NPCA Board of Directors. The Friends of Nepal Board officially nominated him in April, 2008. Dear Friends of Nepal: I am writing to you about my nomination to represent the Asia/Pacific region on the board of

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Tika Karki Dictionary For Sale

My father had published the first edition of the dictionary and I have a couple of dictionaries still left. Please note that it is a Nepali-English dictionary (paani listed as water). For more information, http://geocities.com/learn_nepali/ Saurav karki

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60,000 BHUTANESE REFUGEES RESETTLING TO THE US

By Dave Carlson   One of the world’s largest resettlement operations began several months ago when 100 refugees from Bhutan left their camps in Nepal for Kathmandu and then on to the US.  The refugees who are now arriving have spent the last 17 years living in 7 camps making it

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