“Guests Are Like God”

Emily Fabiano, 2019 Humanitarian Mission and Cultural Exchange While my friends were out partying and midnight struck, the plane I was on became filled with clapping and cheering. It was now 2019 and my Emirates flight was departing for my third humanitarian mission and cultural exchange in Nepal. I was excited to see my friendsContinue reading ““Guests Are Like God””

2019 Rotaract Friendship Exchange Trip to Nepal

Six Rotary District 7475 Rotaract members recently had a life-changing experience when they traveled to Nepal to distribute donated school supplies and engage in community projects. The students, Jeremy (Hightstown), Aiden and Collin Nodoro (Martinsville), Abby and Emily Fabiano (Somervillen), and Manuel Ramirez (Bound Brook), are all members of the Rotary District 7475 Rotaract members.Continue reading “2019 Rotaract Friendship Exchange Trip to Nepal”

Changing Lives one at a time

The Asha Project changes lives. Helping to rebuild homes and delivering school supplies impacts the people of Nepal immediately for the better. The Nepal Earthquake that struck Nepal in May, 2015 killed over nine thousand people, injured more than twenty-two thousand, and left hundreds of thousands of people homeless. Whole villages were leveled. The AshaContinue reading “Changing Lives one at a time”

Goodwill Ambassadors of the Asha Project to visit Nepal

The Friends of the Asha Project team joined forces to take a “Global Action”, in January of 2016. Through the help of the Rotary Club of Branchburg and the Friends of Nepal-NJ, The Asha Project was able to raise funds to help many schools in Nepal to restore their buildings, purchase supplies, make technology upgrades,Continue reading “Goodwill Ambassadors of the Asha Project to visit Nepal”

Supporting our Veterans

BRANCHBURG — Rotary club of Branchburg teamed-up again to support veterans by donating $70.000 to seven different Veterans organizations.It’s become our tradition, for the past several years, Rotary club of Branchburg have collaborated with various Veterans organizations in support of the nation’s veterans. It’s our way to say “thank you” to our vets for providingContinue reading “Supporting our Veterans”

MHA PUJA (Self Worshiping) A Newari tradition.

As part of a unique old tradition, ethnic Newar community in New Jersey celebrated Mha Puja or the self worshiping on Saturday, November 10th.Mha puja, (Body worship) the worship of the inner self, is a unique tradition of the Newari community of Nepal. Newa people believe that one needs to understand and respect oneself beforeContinue reading “MHA PUJA (Self Worshiping) A Newari tradition.”

Empowering Women in Nepal through MicroCredit.

Our past programs have proven that one small loan can change a family.  Several loans can strengthen a community and Thousands of small loans can transform an entire Village.   With the Rotary International’s $95,000 matching grant, Rotary club of Branchburg and Rotary club of Mahabouddha in Nepal, is changing many peoples lives in Nepal. Continue reading “Empowering Women in Nepal through MicroCredit.”