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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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Peace Corps Nepal Event in DC – Jan 10

All RPCVs from Nepal are invited. Desk officer asked me to pass this along: The Peace Corps Cordially invites you to attend a reception In honor of the return of Peace Corps to Nepal Tuesday, January 10, 2012 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Headquarters Shriver

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Legay Project Survey

You may have heard that the Friends of Nepal Board is planning what we are calling a “Legacy Project” to commemorate the Peace Corps 50th Anniversary (2011) and specifically the Peace Corps’ contribution in Nepal. We anticipate that this will be the biggest initiative that Friends of Nepal has undertaken.

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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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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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Update From N4 Volunteer Currently In Nepal P2.

Some hurricane!  We came out the other side of the eye, and, other than a few scattered showers, there’s no sign of a second half of the hurricane. In fact, the most striking feature of the landscape is how remarkably smoothly the election went.  It was hardly perfect; there dozens

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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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