Compassion into Action

Today Branchburg Rotarians, Rotaractors and the monks from the temple put their compassion into action by helping to create a special Rotary Peace Garden at the NJ Buddhist Vihara and Meditation Center. The Rotary Club of Branchburg working together with various community groups as well as Rotaract and Interact members, put Rotary’s mission of “ServiceContinue reading “Compassion into Action”

HELPING ONE PERSON MIGHT NOT CHANGE THE WORLD, BUT IT COULD CHANGE THE WORLD FOR THAT ONE PERSON.

By: Eezya Dangol The Asha project has a long history of supporting the school since 1990. Recently completed a science lab at the school. On 5th October, The Asha Project conducted a scholarship program for children studying in grade 5 and 6 of the Balkumari School , Lalitpur municipality – 27, Nepal . Every childContinue reading “HELPING ONE PERSON MIGHT NOT CHANGE THE WORLD, BUT IT COULD CHANGE THE WORLD FOR THAT ONE PERSON.”

Diversity Coalition to celebrate 21st Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner and Diversity & Peace Award ceremony on November 16, 2022.

Branchburg, N.J. – The Rotary District 7475 and The Somerset County Cultural Diversity Coalition (SCCDC) will be hosting its 21st Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner and Awards presentation. Several outstanding individuals and organizations who have promoted peace and diversity in Somerset County will be receiving the 21st Annual Diversity and Peace Award. The awards will beContinue reading “Diversity Coalition to celebrate 21st Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner and Diversity & Peace Award ceremony on November 16, 2022.”

2021-23 Goodwill Ambassador Mr. Gyan Lal Maharjan

We are very happy to announce that Mr. Gyan Lal Maharjan has been appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador of the THE ASHA PROJECT-Nepal. The Goodwill Ambassador will engage in public advocacy as well as public awareness activities in Nepal. The new Goodwill Ambassador will be designated for a period of two years, renewable, based onContinue reading “2021-23 Goodwill Ambassador Mr. Gyan Lal Maharjan”

Mr. Ram Makalar, Founding President of the NPPA to be honored with the U.S. President’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Friends of Nepal- NJ and the Rotary club of Branchburg are proud to announce that 2021 The U.S. President’s Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Mr. Ram Malakar 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 VolunteerContinue reading “Mr. Ram Makalar, Founding President of the NPPA to be honored with the U.S. President’s Lifetime Achievement Award.”

Celebration of Life and Legacy of Mr. Ramesh Maharjan

No tribute could ever come close to adequately describing Rameshji’s achievements and accomplishments in his community and communities around Nepal. Your story is the greatest legacy that you will leave to your friends. It’s the longest-lasting legacy you will leave to your heirs. —Steve Saint With God’s grace and Jhapu (Maharjan) connection, I had opportunityContinue reading “Celebration of Life and Legacy of Mr. Ramesh Maharjan”

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”.”

GSE TEAM VISIT FROM NEPAL

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.”

CELEBRATION OF LIFE & LEGACY OF MR. SHAILESH KUMAR DAHAL (UPADHYAY)

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)”

MY GAP EXPERIENCE IN NEPAL

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 http://www.theashaproject.org 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”