Hope for Nepal Fundraising Dinner at NYU School of Law April 24

Attention Nepalko Peace Corps Swayamsewakharu!
Presenting the 4th Annual Hope for Nepal Fundraising Dinner at NYU School of Law

KRISIKO ASHA (Hope for Agriculture) $20 General/$10 students
Friday, April 24, 2009 @ 7 PM
An dinner and show to launch a Greening Villages Campaign for 4,500 farmers living in 16 villages in the eastern hills of Nepal.

NYU School of Law (40 Washington Square South, A,C,E,F,V train to w. 4th street subway, walk 1 block east)
Contact: Rajeev Goyal (Nepal 01-03, NYU Law ’06), rajeevkumargoyal@gmail.com or 516-984-7138 and priyanka.bista@gmail.com
RSVP not required but helpful!

Come and lend your support to the 4th Annual Hope for Nepal Fundraiser being organized by former Nepal RPCV, Rajeev Goyal (Nepal 01-03) and Kathmandu-born young architect, Priyanka Bista to support 4,500 farmers living in 16 villages in Dhankuta district in the eastern hills of Nepal.  Funds raised at the dinner will help launch the Greening Villages Movement which, through creative campaigns and projects integrating agriculture, architecture, and education, will pioneer a robust response to the recent toll of urbanization and environmental harm that is infiltrating Nepal’s villages.

Please check out our blog: hopefor.org
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=81707946182&ref=mf

The dinner and show will feature exciting presentations by Bombay-born musical artist FALU, founder of Odegard, Inc., Stephanie Odegard, Director of Sustainable Education at Prescott College, Pramod Parajuli. Come meet and mingle with expected special guests in the audience including best selling author of 13 novels and former Nepal Peace Corps Volunteer, Laurence Leamer, Acting Director of the United States Peace Corps and former volunteer in Tunisia, Jody Olsen, members of the UN Diplomat Corps in New York, and other service leaders

Listen to mellifluous music by Bombay-born Falu, Nepalese dances, videos and exhibits, and enjoy a delicious Nepalese dinner catered by the Himalayan Yak!  Tickets are only $20/$10 for students.

All proceeds benefit the Phul Maya Foundation’s environmental and agriculture projects in eastern Nepal.  If you cannot attend but would like to make a tax-deductible donation, please send checks made out to “Phul Maya Foundation, Ltd.” to P.O. Box 1169, Montpelier, VT 05601-1169.  Our goal this year is $30,000 but we hope to surpass it. Questions/to RSVP: Please call us at 516-984-7138.

Saathiharu chadai RSVP garnuhola!
Tickets also available the door but we would appreciate if you could confirm your attendance to assist in our planning!

Sabai Nepali Daju bhai, didi bahini lai Krisiko Ashako baremaa bhannu hola!  Nepal ko Peace Corps mitraharulai hardik hardik swagat chha!

All Good Wishes,

Priyanka Bista and Rajeev Goyal
Greening Villages Movement Co-Directors:
Phul Maya Foundation
website! hopefor.org
Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=81707946182&ref=mf