Update from Shree Faselung Social Service charity

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TRAS is thrilled to hear that the Shree Faselung Social Service charity in Dolakha, Nepal, has already built all 200 toilets

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Humla Delights Café featured in Nepali newspaper

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What a boost for the Humla Delights Café in Simikot, the little capital of Humla District in Nepal

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Winter Newsletter

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Our Winter Newsletter is now available! Read the latest President’s Message, get an update on our Scholarship Fund and learn about our Project Year in Review.

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Summer Newsletter

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Read about the upcoming TRAS AGM and reports from the field in our Summer Newsletter

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Nepal: One Year After the Earthquake

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A year has gone by since the devastating earthquakes in Nepal – and Nepal’s people have shown their incredible resilience and determination.

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Support Reconstruction of 200 toilets in Dolakha, Nepal

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There is not a single house in the village that did not suffer damage during the earthquake of April 2015. Almost into a year now since the disaster, all the households are living in makeshift shelters that have been created from salvaged materials. The makeshift toilets have been a serious concern to them.

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Nepal: Response, Relief & Recovery

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A talk by Professor Mark Turin. Mark’s richly illustrated talk will position the nation’s response, relief and recovery, following the catastrophic earthquakes of April and May, 2015, in a deeper historical and social context.

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Sikkim Project Update

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December 2015: The latest news from Lama Paljor is that the children are much healthier now that they are enjoying a nutritious lunch.

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Winter 2015 newsletter

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View the Winter Newsletter for a message from the TRAS President, reports from the field, upcoming events, and more.

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Rebuilding in Nepal

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TRAS is collaborating with UBC Anthropology staff Sara Shneiderman and Mark Turin, to assist in a rebuilding project in Dolakha district, Nepal. Through this project, local residents will reconstruct toilets for each household of Suspa-Kshamawoti VDC (S-K), Ward No 5, to ensure a healthy and sanitary environment. The population of Ward 5 is 90%

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TRAS Scholarship Program

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TRAS has embarked on an exciting initiative. The TRAS Scholarship Fund [TSF] is now in its third year of its pilot program. Our partners overseas had expressed a need to provide post-secondary education, especially for girls in remote isolated villages in the Himalayas. In response to this request, TRAS initiated a pilot program with our […]

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Fall 2015 newsletter

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View the Fall Newsletter for updates on events, projects, AGM and our new board member.

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TRAS Fall Social – October 27, 2015

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Join us on Tuesday, October 27th for our Fall Social dinner at Cafe Kathmandu

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READI Nepal Video

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The new READI Nepal video is now available for viewing

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Voice of Children

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In the impoverished hill villages above Nainital and Almora, in northern India, two small Indian NGOs work to better the conditions for the children. TRAS is supporting

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READI Nepal Education Project

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Rural Empowerment and Development Initiatives (READI) Nepal is partnering with TRAS to conduct a project in remote western Nepal to educate 30 of the poorest children, representing the lowest castes and groups in five villages.

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