Gayatri Fund for Nepal's Hope

39 260 € of 100k € goal

Raised by 430 people in 23 months
Eva Holmberg Tedert  Gävle, X, Sweden



After the earthquake in Nepal, hundreds of thousands of people are homeless. Villages are completely destroyed in some areas. The need for clean drinking water, food, shelter and medical care is urgent.

This campaign has been created by Deva Premal, Miten,  and Manose, who was born and raised in Nepal, along with Eva Holmberg Tedert (founder of Society for Street Children in Nepal-- www.gatubarnnepal.net ,   www.facebook.com/gatubarnnepal ).  We already have the network to bring your help to where it is most needed without middlemen, fees, or operation costs.  We will personally ensure that any funds that you donate will be put to constructive use.

If you do not want to donate with a credit card you can always remit money direct to the account of the Society for Street Children in Nepal via Swedbank Sweden (SWEDSESS) IBAN 0380000810349233400218


Thanks and Blessings!

+ Read More
Update 16
Posted by Eva Holmberg Tedert
8 months ago
   Share
Beloved Friends,

The organization, Build Up Nepal, whom we brought in to train Rathankot villagers in earth brick construction, has a nice link to the project with some great pictures of the work in Rathankot. You can also find more about BUN and the great work they do.

More updates soon! Much love!

http://www.buildupnepal.com/follow-our-projects/cseb-for-community-reconstruction-in-ratankot/
+ Read More
Update 15
Posted by Eva Holmberg Tedert
9 months ago
   Share
Time for an update! Good progress is being made on the school in Rathankot: using a press purchased from India, villagers made bricks and got started on building; six classrooms have been completed and now just await roofs. The hillside behind the school and an embankment of a nearby creek have also been secured to keep the school safe from landslides due to future seismic activity. We look forward to being able to post pics of children studying in their new school before long!

In Maghi Gaon, the village where children weren't able to attend school because they had to spend all day carrying water from the river, the new pump and tank are installed and the children are in the classrooms!

Many opportunities to help remain. Manose and friends recently performed at a fundraising event in Amsterdam which was very beautiful--thanks to all involved! Our beloved Ilanit de Wilde will be leading a yoga retreat in Nepal in November, profits from which will go to support the Gayatri Fund. And dear friend Alexis Burger is also planning a trip to introduce a small group to Nepal and to the people of Rathankot, profits to benefit the fund. We are so touched by all that you have done so far to put your compassion into action and invite you to explore your own unique way of contributing!

In love and gratitude, Namaste!

Progress on the Rathankot school!
Inagurating the Maghi Gaun water system.
+ Read More
Update 14
Posted by Eva Holmberg Tedert
16 months ago
   Share
2
2
RATHANKOT SCHOOL

The Gayatri fund team has just returned from a visit to Nepal! Here is some exciting news about compassion in action:

We visited Rathankot village in Sindupalchowk where most everything was destroyed in the quake. After sitting down with villagers to assess their needs, we are moving ahead with a project to replace the school. Dear friend and colleague for five years, Karma Lama, will coordinate on the ground.

Most likely, we will proceed with caged stone as a building medium. This technique has been used successfully in Pakistan, and can utilize locally available, inexpensive materials (very important since transporting materials over the unreliable roads to Rathankot is astronomically expensive). Caged stone has the additional benefit of being easily adapted to traditional Nepali building style.

Villagers will be trained in using this new technique and then will do most of the building themselves. As many of them as possible will be paid a salary so that they will not be forced to leave the village in order to seek work while we hire workers from elsewhere.
We will keep you posted!

MAGHI GAUN WATER PROJECT

Maghi Gaun is a small village in the Nowakot district. The local school teacher met with Eva to discuss a problem: children are not attending school. The reason? They are needed to help their families carry water up from a spring far below. This problem could easily be solved by the installation of a pump: imagine such a simple thing making such a big difference for the future of an entire community’s children!

The villagers think they can raise money for the pipes and a tank (about $600 USD) and Eva will contribute $1700 USD. That leaves just $2700 unfunded. If this project speaks to you, please donate through the Gayarti Fund with a note that earmarks your gift for Maghi Gaun.

For more information, see Eva’s personal blog http://blogg.mittmedia.se/gatubarnnepal/2015/11/09/maghi-gaun-a-village-high-above-nepals-largest-river-trisuli/

Want to donate but don’t have a credit card? No problem! You can deposit directly to Swedish NGO The Society for Street Children in Nepal (Name in Swedish: Foreningen for gatubarn I Nepal).

Bank name: Sparbanken Rekarne
BIC: SWEDSESS
IBAN: 3380000827010047613062

Much love and gratitude from us at the Gayatri Fund and from the villagers of Rathankot and Maghi Gaun! You make the world a better place!
Our Team Received a Warm Welcome!
Villagers at Meeting to Discuss Plans
Students in Temporary School Tent
+ Read More
Update 13
Posted by Eva Holmberg Tedert
16 months ago
   Share
Here are a few more pics from our trip to Rathankot. Please see post #14 for more details about our trip and plans to rebuild the Rathankot school. Beautiful setting, beautiful people, so much need!
Village Grandma
Rathankot Village
Namaste from Rathankot Kids
+ Read More
Read a Previous Update
Lenny Rossolovski
23 months ago
4
4

Thank you for your wonderful endeavor! We have shared this funding request with over 6,000 people in our social networks, the results are coming, people will respond, we are doing what we can to help you fund this project!

+ Read More
Eva Holmberg Tedert
23 months ago
3
3

Thank you all for support. As you can see from update above tents, tarps and food on it's way to hard hit districts. I am so greatful we all can be of any help for Nepal now in this hard time. Love and blessings to all.

+ Read More
Gabriela Pavledis
23 months ago
2
2

Thank you Deva Premal, Miten, Manose and Eva for your great work. Love and light to Nepal. OM SHANTI.

+ Read More
John Coady
23 months ago
2
2

Thank You so much for organising this relief for those who need it most Eva. Blessings to you and your team, and to all those in Nepal who are suffering

+ Read More
Manuela Christener
23 months ago
2
2

Thank you so much for making it possible that we can help and contribute. Namaste , Blessings for all the people of Nepal and beyond!!!

+ Read More
Eva Holmberg Tedert
23 months ago
1
1

Thank you so much for support. We are already into negotiating on buying tents and food. Now it is night in Nepal but first aid from this fundraising will start at daylight Sunday morning. It will take 7 days before we can get the money paid out but we can use some money meant for other purposes for the time being. Much love Eva

+ Read More
Eva Holmberg Tedert
2 months ago

The Rathankot school will be ready in February/March 2017. Please see more updates at https://www.facebook.com/NEPAL-Compassion-in-Action-Gayatri-Fund-1602161440060011/ The children and their parents alike are looking forward to leaving the cold and noisy tents where they were studying since the earthquakes in April 2015. The work to give Sakhu town a new water well will be finished in January 2017. The well is restored in very beautiful traditional Nepali style. The water project in Maghi Gaun, in Nuwakot district works as planned. The children are attending school since the single phase water pump now is doing the work with lifting the water to the village vegetable field instead of the children carrying the water from the river 147 meters down.

+ Read More
Maya Watson
16 months ago

See more pics of Rathankot and Maghi Gaun on updates #13 and #12 ♥♥

+ Read More

39 260 € of 100k € goal

Raised by 430 people in 23 months
Created April 30, 2015
Eva Holmberg Tedert  
120 €
Anonymous
20 days ago
50 €
Amelia AB
4 months ago
1
1

Namaste Eva, Thank you for all you are doing in Nepal and looking forward to join you one day. OM SHANTI OM! Love, Amelia

MR
100 €
MarieHelene Roussel
7 months ago
2
2

In celebration of life and in loving memory of beloved Viten with all my love Bhavani

RR
50 €
Rosemarie Reile
7 months ago
1
1
130 €
Chrissie Bond
7 months ago
1
1

It's a joy to continue to raise funds through my group Yoga Practices and Workshops and hope this latest donation can be added to previous offerings and help towards the building of Rathankot school for the children currently being educated in tents. Thank you to all involved in the project.

PP
15 €
Pauline Purvis
8 months ago
1
1
100 €
Gail Carew
8 months ago
1
1

Continue your great work!

275 €
Regina Martin
8 months ago
2
2

"We love Nepal" continue supporting your amazing work Eva. This time we've organised a series of community events where the music and arts have been our tools to create union, awareness and action getting families to help families. With love from London :-) Regina and Api

PP
15 €
Pauline Purvis
9 months ago
1
1
15 €
Anonymous
9 months ago
1
1
Lenny Rossolovski
23 months ago
4
4

Thank you for your wonderful endeavor! We have shared this funding request with over 6,000 people in our social networks, the results are coming, people will respond, we are doing what we can to help you fund this project!

+ Read More
Eva Holmberg Tedert
23 months ago
3
3

Thank you all for support. As you can see from update above tents, tarps and food on it's way to hard hit districts. I am so greatful we all can be of any help for Nepal now in this hard time. Love and blessings to all.

+ Read More
Gabriela Pavledis
23 months ago
2
2

Thank you Deva Premal, Miten, Manose and Eva for your great work. Love and light to Nepal. OM SHANTI.

+ Read More
John Coady
23 months ago
2
2

Thank You so much for organising this relief for those who need it most Eva. Blessings to you and your team, and to all those in Nepal who are suffering

+ Read More
Manuela Christener
23 months ago
2
2

Thank you so much for making it possible that we can help and contribute. Namaste , Blessings for all the people of Nepal and beyond!!!

+ Read More
Eva Holmberg Tedert
23 months ago
1
1

Thank you so much for support. We are already into negotiating on buying tents and food. Now it is night in Nepal but first aid from this fundraising will start at daylight Sunday morning. It will take 7 days before we can get the money paid out but we can use some money meant for other purposes for the time being. Much love Eva

+ Read More
Eva Holmberg Tedert
2 months ago

The Rathankot school will be ready in February/March 2017. Please see more updates at https://www.facebook.com/NEPAL-Compassion-in-Action-Gayatri-Fund-1602161440060011/ The children and their parents alike are looking forward to leaving the cold and noisy tents where they were studying since the earthquakes in April 2015. The work to give Sakhu town a new water well will be finished in January 2017. The well is restored in very beautiful traditional Nepali style. The water project in Maghi Gaun, in Nuwakot district works as planned. The children are attending school since the single phase water pump now is doing the work with lifting the water to the village vegetable field instead of the children carrying the water from the river 147 meters down.

+ Read More
Maya Watson
16 months ago

See more pics of Rathankot and Maghi Gaun on updates #13 and #12 ♥♥

+ Read More
or
Or, use your email…
Use My Email Address
By continuing, you agree with the GoFundMe
terms and privacy policy
There's an issue with this Campaign Organizer's account. Our team has contacted them with the solution! Please ask them to sign in to GoFundMe and check their account. Return to Campaign

Are you ready for the next step?
Even a 5 € donation can help!
Donate Now

Pledge now, give later.

Pledge Now
You won't be charged for this pledge. We'll let Eva know that you have pledged support.
Thank you!
Connect on Facebook to keep track of how many donations your share brings.
We will never post on Facebook without your permission.