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Editors Wanted … Group Pages Available

If you have something to share with our Friends of Nepal community – a rolodex of group members … a funny story … events of interest to us … insight from a recent trip to Nepal… please contact us and we can sign you up as an editor after an extensive

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Kathmandu Valley Art Show In NYC – March 14

Greetings, Peace Corps saathi haru, and Namaste!I am very excited to let you all know (or at least remind you) that the Rubin Museum of Art’s Nepal exhibition, From the Land of the Gods: Art of the Kathmandu Valley opens this coming Friday, March 14th! The RPCV at RMA program

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Tika Karki Memorial Micro Grants Program

Friends of Nepal is pleased to announce its new Tika Karki Memorial micro-grants program which can provide up to $500 for an organization in Nepal (we will match up to $250). The micro-grants program contributes match funding to projects which RPCVs recommend and support. RPCVs should recommend organizations or community

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Friends of Burkina Faso Request

From NPCA… I’m writing because Friends of Burkina Faso needs your help! Recently the Peace Corps Polyglot posted a blurb about our participation in America’s Giving Challenge, a fundraising competition in collaboration with Global Giving, the Case Foundation and Parade Magazine. The blog link is: http://peacecorpsconnect.typepad.com/peacecorpspolyglot/2008/01/10-5-minutes-50.html The facts are simple:

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Peace Corps Career Fair February 29

Dear RPCV affiliate groups: The next Peace Corps RPCV Career Event in Washington, DC, is coming right up! We are now registering RPCVs for this FREE four-day event, which will take place Tuesday, February 26 through Friday, February 29. Highlights of this FREE event include

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Tika’s Passing

On January 3 Peace Corps Nepal long time friend, Tika Karki, passed away. It touched the lives of many and will be sorely missed. More information is available on our website and Friends of Nepal will be doing something to memorialize him and his service in the near future.

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Tika is Improving

I wanted to share with everyone that Tika is out of the Hospital. He was discharged this past Tuesday after ten days stay. He has an appointment with the Oncologist this week and then we will find out what the next steps are. He is currently doing much better after

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Tika Karki Update

From Suarav Karki:   As I mentioned earlier, Tika was admitted to the Inova Fairfax Hospital last Sunday (9/23). He did not have the pre-scheduled fourth chemotherapy treatment because of low white blood cells (WBC) count. He was given some shots to increase the WBC count but it did not

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