The Lotus Group has been managing shelter, food and child care for a group of Sinduplchowk refugees that have settled in Gorkana, on the outskirts of Kathamdu. This week, they partnered with EduSoil to put on a weeklong workshop called "Regrowing Nepal." Kids and adults from all age groups had a week long sessions of "feeling," drawing, sharing and processing.Read more
Day 36. We saw at least 200 patients at our Saturday medical camp today (led by Dr. Eliza Thapa). It was especially for mothers with infants and toddlers but also adults. Most adults wanted to check their blood pressure.
The Lotus Group has been running a kids camp for children age 2-7 since the earthquake. A few days ago, a big storm knocked out their temporary shelter. Today, volunteers began rebuilding the community center with bamboo materials. Soon it will be ready for school and art classes again.
So many little babies. No proper shelter. No proper food. No government presence. No international aid. Distributed what we could 2day. Along with water with glucose powder mixed in, biscuits, noodles, chocolate, beaten rice, apples, bananas, oranges etc. Thankfully few local shopkeeprs have braved it and opened for business saying "whatever happens I'm going to keep selling".Read more