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You know who loves chhurpi? Dogs!

I thought it was plastic, the first time someone gave me chhurpi, the hard, non-perishable cheese that people in the hills chewed for days on end. Now, three Nepali entrepreneurs have started a business making dog chews from chhurpi. Watch a snippet of their appearance on Shark Tank here. 

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Pick of the Week: Newlywed website

A website and app for Nepali newlyweds with information about contraception and sexual health smuggled in amongst more banal information about bridal wear and catering was launched in April. The website was the brainchild of Marie Stopes International, a family planning organization.

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Friends of Nepal Board Nominations

Friends of Nepal is accepting nominations for all board positions through February 6, 2016. One must be a member of FON to make a nomination, and also must be a member to be placed on the ballot. A member is defined as any individual who is a dues paying member.

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RPCV Uses Photos of Nepal to Fundraise for Earthquake Relief

RPCV Luke Golobitsh put together old photographs from his years in Peace Corps-Nepal to organize a fundraiser for earthquake victims. The photographs in the show, titled “Nepal Remembered, 1975-1978”, are not available for sale, but appreciative viewers can obtain a print if they donate to Nepal earthquake relief. Read more here.

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Friends of Nepal Board Elections Coming Up

Friends of Nepal will be holding Board elections in January. Each Board Member is elected to a two-year term. The positions, and the person who currently holds them, are listed below. Board membership is open to all members of Friends of Nepal and the National Peace Corps Association. If you are interested

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