July 8, 2016

Namaste from Nepal.

All the structural work on the house for our beneficiary family is complete!

Setting wood forms for second slab (roof), setting sun.

Steel reinforcement for second slab (roof).

Steel reinforcement for second slab (roof) dropped into channels.

All we have left is the finishing work, plastering, and installing the window glass and door...

June 2, 2016

Here in Nepal, the house for our beneficiary family is coming along slowly but surely.  After series of delays, we are finally making good progress.

We are building to very high international seismic standards, per the post-earthquake Nepal Building Code.  We had to submit engineered plans for the permit and are being inspected for our steel reinfor...

April 24, 2016

The project is moving forward here… but slowly.

We work seven days a week—when there are no Hindu, Newari, or Buddhist holidays, which seem to come every few days, so it is really a few days on, a day or two off.

Traditional Newari dress

Last week was a fabulous Newari holiday week called Bisket.  Like New Year’s Eve and Thanksgiving combined… every d...

March 31, 2016

I’ve been in Nepal for three weeks and have done many site visits, and met with local NGOs, INGOs, and private individuals who responded to the disaster: Gorkha earthquake, April 2015.

Kathmandu is like a lot of third-world capitals: a lattice of crooked roads, choked with traffic and smog, street vendors, and alleys leading to secret court...

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