CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF BRINGING HOPE TO NEPAL By: Carol Parenteau A Fateful Day When Dr. Tulsi Maharjan stepped out of his home in the city of Patan, Nepal to go on an early morning walk, he not only encountered two little girls collecting pennies from the famous Chovar temple, but in a flash ofContinue reading “THE ASHA PROJECT 1991-2021”
Category Archives: Uncategorized
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.”
Joy of Helping
by Arron Basnyet My Passion of Helping Others It seems like a standard response for a thirteen-year-old to state that he is passionate about helping others. While this is true, that is all I want to do now and throughout my high school and college years and beyond. This is because I am experiencing thisContinue reading “Joy of Helping”
स्वयंसेवक दिवसको अवसरमा दरै समाजमा रोट्रयाक्टको सहयोग
FROM NEPAL REPORT News By Rameshwor Sharma Reported By Joshan Shrestha Written By Uttam Rimal मङ्सिर २० , तनहुँ ।। आज अन्तराष्ट्रिय स्वयंसेवक दिवसको अवसरमा तनहुँ व्यास नगरपालिक वडा न १० दुम्सीका दरै समुदायहरुको लागि रोट्रयाक्टको क्लब अफ रुद्रमती बबर्महल- काठमाडौंले ‘अपलिफ्त द लाईभस’ बन्ने प्रोजेक्ट अन्तर्गत दरै समुदायलाई चल्ला तथा सरसफाइ सामाग्री बितरण गरेका हुन् । यसContinue reading “स्वयंसेवक दिवसको अवसरमा दरै समाजमा रोट्रयाक्टको सहयोग”
Celebrating 10th year of FONNJ’s Legacy Circle
Many thanks for making FONNJ’s 10th year of LEGACY CIRCLE program a great success. With 87,000 worth of donations from LEGACY CIRCLE members, Nepal Earthquake Relief fund, the Asha Project and various Rotary Clubs, we have been able to receive matching grants from the Rotary International pushing our funds to $550,000. Over the last fiveContinue reading “Celebrating 10th year of FONNJ’s Legacy Circle”
Nepal Goat Project: Celebrating the successes, goals and visions of a Women-Empowerment Project.
ASHA’S GOAT PROJECT IN NEPAL What does a goat mean to women and communities in Nepal? Empowering Nepalese women and feeding families are important missions within the ASHA Project. The women assisted via our goat project tell us that keeping goats increases their earnings, provides pediatric nutrition via milk and enables them to save forContinue reading “Nepal Goat Project: Celebrating the successes, goals and visions of a Women-Empowerment Project.”
January -February 2020 Humanitarian Mission
In January and February 2020 we kicked off Humanitarian Mission 2020. This mission is about building hope and opportunity for the people of Nepal. We conducted health camps, sponsored schools and orphanages, and did needs assessments to further develop our impact in Nepal. #Peopleofaction #rotaryinaction #theashaproject #FONNJ #sustainabledevelopment #humandevelopment
2019 HIghlights of the Asha Project
OUR WORK HELPING poor people in Nepal to rebuild their LIVES and renew their HOPE. The Asha Project is a joint project of the Friends of Nepal-NJ (FONNJ) and the Rotary club of Branchburg to help poor people in Nepal by focusing on education, micro credit and homes and community building. ASHA PROJECT works inContinue reading “2019 HIghlights of the Asha Project”
Ceremonies and Celebration of Mrs. Usha Devi Maharjan’s Memory.
No tribute could ever come close to adequately describing Mrs. USHA DEVI MAHARJAN. अनिच्चावत संखारा उत्पादवियो धम्मिनो उपज्जित्वा निरुझन्ति तेसं भूसमोसुखं!!! Mentor, friend, wife, grandmother,great grandmother—Usha lived a life of many roles and with many talents. Born in Nepal 88 years ago, Mrs. Maharjan would ultimately become one of the most-beloved and well-respected person in Pulchowk. WeContinue reading “Ceremonies and Celebration of Mrs. Usha Devi Maharjan’s Memory.”
Asha Project – एउटा लेख्ने कलम वा लेखिने कपि का कारण कुनै बालबालिका को शिक्षा नरोकिओस् उनिहरुको सपना नखुम्चिओस् भनी यो अभियान अघि बढीरहेछ । By Sapana Limbu, Damak Rotaract
खुसी को कुनै आकार हुदैन हामी जति सुकै ठुला भएपनी साना साना उपहार अनि साथ मा पनि खुसी हुन सक्छौ । होला कसैलाई अर्थहिन लाग्ने त्यही चिज अरुकोहिलाई मुल्यवान् हुन सक्छ त्यस्तै हर चिज यसरी नै चल्दछ । हामिलाई कुनैदिन कक्षा मा पढाउदै गर्दा सर ले भन्नुभएको थियो “तिमीले कुनै प्रतियोगिता मा प्रथम भएर पाएकोContinue reading “Asha Project – एउटा लेख्ने कलम वा लेखिने कपि का कारण कुनै बालबालिका को शिक्षा नरोकिओस् उनिहरुको सपना नखुम्चिओस् भनी यो अभियान अघि बढीरहेछ । By Sapana Limbu, Damak Rotaract”
Group Service Exchange to Nepal – Travel, Learn and Serve
The Mission: The GSE program is a unique cultural and vocational exchange opportunity for young professionals in their initial years of professional life. Rotary districts in different countries are paired to send and receive professional study groups of four to six non-Rotarian team members and one Rotarian team leader to travel for three to fourContinue reading “Group Service Exchange to Nepal – Travel, Learn and Serve”