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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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Call for Applications for Earthquake Relief Projects

Friends of Nepal (FoN) is opening its application period for the final round of earthquake relief funding. Up to $15,000 is available for projects that have a large impact in areas directly affected by the May 2015 quake. Funds are not available for general program support. Proposals that address health/sanitation,

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FoN Sends Funds for Earthquake Relief

It has been six weeks since we awoke to news of a horrifying 7.8 quake in Nepal. For a few days, the world watched a steady stream of shocking images of collapsed homes and terrified people. In those first days, friends of Nepal from around the world mobilized to help

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May 2015 FoN Newsletter Now Available

Click here to donate! The May newsletter is available here! Inside we have a review of the book Jaya Nepal about a fictional Nepal PCV, a recounting of a moment when the unflappable Daulat Karki encouraged a young PCV, and of course, news about the terrible earthquake of April 25th.  Friends of Nepal is

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Healing Traumatized Victims

Click here to donate!   Art with Heart, a Seattle-based organization, is working on bringing an art therapy program to Nepal to help earthquake victims build resiliency and strength. Art With Heart utilizes a “Draw It Out” activity book for kids healing from trauma, grief and loss. Susan Alotrico, an RPCV

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Earthquake Relief Fund

Click here to donate! Please accept our apologies for the state of our website — we were in the midst of overhauling the design when the earthquake struck in Nepal, and we have not had the chance to complete the project. We have received several inquiries lately about the status

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