Posts Tagged "sustainable development"

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…

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…

Integrating Volunteers into Long-Term Sustainable Development Projects

* This post was originally published in Repair Labs Service-Learning Journal on February 27th, 2012.  The dilemma that this article explores is…

Where in the world is Ramechap?

Ramechap district is located in a mountainous region in central Nepal, and while not geographically far from Kathmandu, the terrain and infrastructure…