Diary

Fighting for basic human rights

Fighting for basic human rights

Following the initial food distribution, our first order of business has been to build a home for a family who are living in desperate conditions, under tarpaulins next to the jungle. Every day they risk their lives by intruding elephants or tigers, not to mention…...

We got registered charitable status in New Zealand!

We got registered charitable status in New Zealand!

As of August 2022, HLF New Zealand Trust received official charitable status. Whilst this has been a passion of mine for years, so far, we’ve been operating on our own steam, but we’ve decided now is the time to show the world what we are doing. And the first step of...

Passion, commitment, and determination

Passion, commitment, and determination

The incredible women of Thamdanda have grown tons of crops and earned thousands of dollars since we began our mahi together. It not only shows the incredible passion and determination of this community but also what happens when people and organisations team up for...

Rotary international global grant: update

Rotary international global grant: update

Rabindra and Padam travelled to Thamdanda and joined The Rotary Club of Westhaven New Zealand through a zoom call to show off the results of the water and sanitation project. I was able to show my amazing club the benefits to the villages since the project has been...

In memory of Rahul

In memory of Rahul

Rabindra recently received some upsetting news that his dear friend Rahul had passed away, and the team at HLF are deeply saddened. Rahul was an amazing young man with a bigger heart than most, and although he had nothing himself, what he did have he used to support...

Women empowerment programme: update

Women empowerment programme: update

The Thamdanda Womens Group remain engaged and committed to the education sessions and have grown immensely since the training that was delivered earlier in the year. They have been selling their produce on roadside markets and in bulk supply. Their summer crop fed...

The “poorest of the poor”

The “poorest of the poor”

“The Chepang, also known as Chewang, are a Tibeto-Burman ethnic group from the rugged ridges of the Mahabharat mountain range of central Nepal. With increasing populations, lack of arable land and few irrigation options, malnutrition has been a historic problem for...

Congratulations Padam!

Congratulations Padam!

Padam was recently appointed as an Advisor Expert to the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development of Bagmati Province. “We are so grateful each day that you choose to work with us, Padam. The knowledge, passion, and connection you bring to HLF is appreciated...

Travelling with the Himalayan Leaky Foundation

Travelling with the Himalayan Leaky Foundation

Rabindra has recently completed further training and development that the Nepal Government provided to enable him to continue to operate in a post-Covid world. If you ever wanted to visit Nepal, then we encourage you to travel with Rabindra and his company A-One...

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We support unprivileged families and provide basic needs such as shelter, education, water and sanitation, opportunities and kindness. We regularly have projects to specifically target an area of need.

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