Development Projects:

Education: Assessed five classrooms, led 2-day teacher development workshops with 30 teachers and school principals, gave specialized training to 15 school directors, attended many school celebrations.

Health: Treated 150-200 patients while concurrently training 50 rural health promoters, seven midwives and a rural dentist, held health/sanitation and nutrition workshops for 200-300.

Economic Development: Held business training workshop for five women, consulted honey and weaving co-op members, explored new business ideas in jethropa and hydro-electric power, participated in a 1st-time trekking venture for village-based tourism.

Construction: Started the foundation for area?s first college buildings, painted and renovated another school.

Project Updates:

Adventure/Cultural Experiences:

  • Worked side by side with local villagers every day.
  • Participated in arrival and farewell celebrations and dancing.
  • Enjoyed social and cultural events such as ultimate Frisbee, handmade carousel, Halloween costume party, and a day-in-the-life afternoon experience.
  • Pre- and Post-Expedition travel options separate from the expedition: Kathmandu, Pokhara, Mt. Everest base camp, trekking, India, Tibet, China.

Expedition Vitals:

  • Location: Puranokot
  • Expeditioners: 43
  • Service Hours: 2,056
  • Villagers Impacted: 100s

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