Life & Legacy of a true Rotarian Elly Ezra “Crazy Horse”.

Our true Rotarian, father, grandfather, uncle and true friend and mentor of many District Rotoratins Elias (Elly) Ezra, left us, at the age of 73. Elly was born July 21st, 1948 to Naomi Moses Ezra and Ezekiel Ezra, in Bombay, India. He grew up in Byculla. He came to the United States in 1966 toContinue reading “Life & Legacy of a true Rotarian Elly Ezra “Crazy Horse”.”


Group Study Exchange from Nepal to visit our District 7475 in Mid-April to Mid-May 2022. Need your club support. Our most recent District GSE program started in PDG Ray’s term of Governorship. Our district send four GSE team members to Nepal in early January 2020. We had a plan to bring the group from NepalContinue reading “GSE TEAM VISIT FROM NEPAL”

Kabina Singh Maharjan to be honored with the U.S. President’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Branchburg Rotary is proud to announce that 2021 The U.S. President’s Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Ms. Kabina Singh Maharjan on November 20, 2021 during the 20th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner and Diversity Awards ceremony at the RVCC College in Branchburg, NJ. The President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) is a civil award bestowedContinue reading “Kabina Singh Maharjan to be honored with the U.S. President’s Lifetime Achievement Award.”


Shailesh was one of the first Nepali to live in NJ. We almost came to America same time in early 1970s. I had a plan to celebrate our 50th Year of COMING TO AMERICA celebration next year. But he left us early. When we moved to NJ in 1987, we met up again after 20Continue reading “CELEBRATION OF LIFE & LEGACY OF MR. SHAILESH KUMAR DAHAL (UPADHYAY)”


BY: Amanda Green, Former RVCC Rotaract club member The Asha Project’s GAP program started sending Rotaract students to Nepal to have them gain a lifetime experience. Visit to learn more about the GAP program. Travelling to Nepal was an incredible opportunity that I stumbled upon as a result of being a member of theContinue reading “MY GAP EXPERIENCE IN NEPAL”

DARAI PROJECT – An Indigenous people of Nepal

Darai Community Project Progress Report: By: Prithivi Shrestha, VP Rotaract club of Rudramati-Babarmahal Darai is one of the nationalities of Nepal. Darai is an ethnic group. Darai cast is one of marginalized group of Indigenous nationalities in Nepal. Total number of Darai ethnic is 14,859 in Nepal, according to Census 2001. They speak ‘Darai’ languageContinue reading “DARAI PROJECT – An Indigenous people of Nepal”

Humanity in Motion: Dolkha Community School – RotaAsha Library Project.

By: Chandra Bhakta Adhikari, President Rotaract club of Sukhedhara. Education is a basic right to every human being , rich or poor, any colour, caste or religion. In this joint venture between the Rotaract Club of Sukedhara, Rotaract Club Baneshwor and Rotaract Club of Baneshwor Royal, supported by The ASHA Project and FONNJ (Friends ofContinue reading “Humanity in Motion: Dolkha Community School – RotaAsha Library Project.”

Three Sisters of Sindhupalchok

Success Story After the death of their father, three sisters carried on living with the help of relatives because their mother had left them too. But the situation became worse in 2015 when a devastating earthquake hit Nepal. Approximately 9000 people lost their lives; many more were injured and displaced. And many lost their lovedContinue reading “Three Sisters of Sindhupalchok”

Success Story – Biyan Timilsina

Biyan’s journey to become the youngest public prosecutor in Nepal There is a saying, Dream Big and Live the Life You Desire. This is how Biyan dreams. To make a dream come true, one has to find solutions to overcome the challenges that hinder you. While studying in grade 8, Biyan dreamt of becoming aContinue reading “Success Story – Biyan Timilsina”

A different perspective is one of the hardest things to obtain.

By: Arya Jha about her volunteer work in Nepal. A different perspective is one of the hardest things to obtain. Nature and nurture both skew how each individual thinks and behaves. Growing up in a privileged town, under an air conditioned roof, with all the latest clothes and gadgets is a recipe for a narrowContinue reading “A different perspective is one of the hardest things to obtain.”