Posts Tagged "Nepal"

Unlikely Friendships

By Aviela Weltman Human connection can be a predictable thing- we choose to befriend those who are like us. My friends usually…

Rose, Thorn and Bud

By Livia Nulman, Tevel Fellowship 2016-2017 Every Friday night after everyone has eaten enough to be able to focus on anything other…

6 years later- Tevel alumnus Ari Eichler visits the village where he volunteered

Ari Eichler was a participant of the 8th cohort of the Tevel Community in Nepal between October 2010-February 2011.  He visited  Nepal…

From the Stone Quarry to the Tevel Fellowship- Bijay Thapa

by Rabbi Micha Odenheimer Ever since I met Bijay Thapa, I’ve been busy explaining to Tevel’s Nepali staff what the Yiddish word…

Believing in Change- Agriculture Exposure Visit for Rural Farmers

Food security is a monumental challenge in the harsh conditions of rural Nepal. The effects of climate change, compounded by the damage…

500 village women treated for uterine prolapse

This week Tevel, in partnership with Manmohan Memorial Hospital, screened and treated over 500 village women for uterine prolapse, a painful and…

Piles of debris to sturdy shelter

Meet Purna (age 50) Kanchi (age 70) and Asha (age 20) residents of the Mahadev Bhesi Village, which was badly damaged in the…

They’ll become good thinkers

by Elinor Raymond, the Tevel Fellowship program  Purna Tamang is a 16 year old from Mannegau village and one of the most…

The Home that Disappeared into Dust

by Sam, Tevel Community Program Puna Tamang watched his friends throw rocks at what was left of his old house, a skeleton…

Lessons from Nepal: Village Life

by Deena Cowans, Tevel Community 14th Cohort. Originally published in her blog Beit Deena. I recently spent a few days in Manegau,…

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