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April Newsletter Available!

The April newsletter is available here. Inside you’ll find a report of the visit made to the Shikha telemedicine center by RPCV Jim Pesout (N-71), a description of a volunteering trek to Myagdi district being planned for next year, an article describing the plight of street dogs in Nepal, a

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Peace Corps Week February 27 to March 2

Peace Corps week is coming up February 27 to March 2, 2012. It is a great time to promote the Third Goal of Peace Corps (“helping promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans”). If you are involved in any activities to educate Americans about Nepali

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Thank you from Former Peace Corps Employees

Friends of Nepal received the following note from Shivaji Upadhyay on February 1st. 02/01/2012 Dear Friends of Nepal, On behalf of the Former Peace Corps Employees Committee Nepal, let me sincerely thank you all for all your strongest support since the day Peace Corps Programs were announced suspended in September

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Update from Nepal on the Legacy Project

Mahabir Pun, who runs the Nepal Wireless Networking Project and has been implementing our Legacy Project in Nepal, has sent us the following update. ************************************************************************************************ Namaste all, Almost all of the technical set up work and training for the villagers, school teachers, and students are complete now. The training in

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Report from Legacy Project Trip

Suzie Schneider, FoN treasurer, and Don Messerschmidt, a FoN member, made a site visit to check on the Legacy Project on behalf of Friends of Nepal last fall.  They were impressed with the amount that had been accomplished in a few short months and left convinced that our donations were

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December 2011 Newsletter Posted

The December 2011 Friends of Nepal newsletter has been posted here. It contains an update on our Legacy Project, a first-hand account of the Peace Corps 50th Anniversary celebrations, a report on a survey of Nepali attitudes and opinions, and more!

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