Ashok Shrestha of the Rotary Club of Dhulikel who is helping with Khiraule project has advised of a recent major flooding disaster in Nepal which has caused significant loss of life and the destruction of many homes. The Rotary Clubs in Nepal have been working tirelessly to alleviate this disaster and have appealed for funds.
From the 9th to the 25th of November, Ray Wood and Philip Hoyle of the Kendal Rotary Club will be Trekking to the village of Khiraule in Nepal. Having already raised funds for a major redevelopment project at the Village School, This sponsored trek is seeking to raise donations for Rotary's efforts to alleviate the recent flooding disaster in Nepal. Khiraule is in the Solu Khumbu / Everest Region of Nepal, near the regional town of Bung, 4 days trek east from the airport at Phaplu.
The trek will be led by Lhakpa Sherpa, a native of Khiraule, who is now resident for part of each year, with his wife Pat, in the village of Barbon close to Kirkby Lonsdale and Kendal.
You can follow their progress on the blog of the trek and sponsor their efforts through a MyDonate page which has been set up for the Khiraule Education and Health Project.
Further information on the history of the Khiraule Eduction and Health Project and Kendal Rotary club's involvement is available here.