Nepal 4 Relief

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Raised by 54 people in 49 months




Kathmandu, Nepal has been hit hard by the earthquake and I want to put more relief to villages in Nepal. I am an earthquake survivor in Nepal stranded five days in Bamboo village on one of the treks near the epicenter of the earthquake, tremors and landslides. Family and friends have pushed the governments and media to get me and the Bamboo group out of a terrifying situation. I am (we are) lucky to survive and we thank you for your support, help and pressure to the governments. Now it is time to concentrate on the Nepal natives. They have lost much more; their friends, their family, their homes and their livelihoods. Tourism and agriculture are in the top three of Nepal’s economy. Each person in the group that was rescued with me is contributing in their own way to help Nepal. I want to help and I (we) need you to help them rebuild. 

My name is Corey Ascolani and I am asking you to help me bring support to the villages by donating to this grassroots relief campaign. The villagers of Nepal are in need of food, shelter, tools and rebuilding materials. They have lost a lot. The goal is to help the hard-to-reach places which means places that are difficult to reach. Hiring a helicopter to drop off supplies might be the only way for these villages to get supplies. Hiring a helicopter and pilot will cost around $1000 per drop-off we have contact with one company that will do it for free.  Hiring an four-wheeled drive vehicle with an experienced driver for navagating the dificult and extreme road conditions costs around $160-$180 per each day. Trips will be done daily. Of course, help will be provided to as many villages and families as possible. Any donation will help, Nepal is a poor country and your donation will go a long way. 100% will go to Nepal people. There is no overhead.

 Also, I have been in the papers, on radio shows and in Time magazine recently. To help with publicity, I will be an active spokesperson for Nepal and the families in need. I need your help to let people know of this relief campaign and get me air time or mentioned in articles to spread the word. Please use your contacts and persuasion to help. Right now, I am working on the ground here in Nepal. My network is getting bigger as we speak. If you can provide help in any way is appreciated by all.

Donated monies will spent in a priority bases and as efficiently as possible.

I have included a video of the avalanche I and my group was in during the earthquake. This video has not been published in any media outlet. Concurrently, I will put the exact same video on YouTube pointing to this specific relief campaign for more awareness.

With your help, we will help many villages and families.

 

Thank you for your support,

Corey Ascolani

Email: nepalearthquakesurvivors@gmail.com




 
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Time:  http://time.com/3842865/nepal-earthquake-langtang-kathmandu-hiking-americans/?xid=fbshare

WGNRadio:   http://wgnradio.com/2015/04/30/rescued-from-nepal-corey-ascolanis-story/

Dailymail.co.uk:     http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3063887/American-survivors-Nepal-earthquake-rescued-special-forces-spending-five-days-living-CAVE-mountains.html


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Hello Everyone,

First of all, I (we) thank you and appreciate all of your help,support and donations. Every penny, is being used or going to be use to help the citizens of Nepal, 100%. This is a more comprehensive report on what we are doing. Thank you again. Recovery is a process.

As Nepal continues to get hit with earthquakes, tremors and landslides. We are doing our best to help the survivors, especially in the remote areas north of Kathmandu.

Update----------------------------------------------------

Who?
-Your donations are helping more than 300 villagers and 95 houses in the Gorkha region. Gorkha is where the epicenter of the 1st earthquake hit on April 25th. The area is similar and close to the Langtang valley area, rural, hard-to-reach and littered with many mountains and valleys.

How much Money?
-On May 22nd, we sent $2,000 (Equal to 200,633.40 Rupees)to Nepal to be used to help Nepal's remote area citizens.

Transportation &Where is the money going to?
-After receiving the money the next day , and a team meeting, the team left the following day to Gorkha at 6am. They arrived by truck from Kathmandu to Gorkha around 3pm, a 9 hour travel time by vehicle, and transported large heavy bags of rice one hour on their backs to get deeper in the Gorkha region. The team distributed are packages of tea, sugar, salt, noodles, lentils and medical supplies. The team distributed the materials and helped the villagers and took the transport back to Kathmandu to get and prepare more supplies.

Note:
Some team members have recently visited the rice mill today and reserved an order for more rice.

Near Future
- The Team will leave again tomorrow to Gorkha to distribute more items. And to continue to distribute in the Gorkha area. More updates will come.

Our Team--------------------------------------------------
Below is a list of the team members in Nepal. I want to thank them for their help and efforts. You guys are great!
1) Srijan Gharti: program coordinator, Supervisor
2) Madan Subedi : manager,volunteer
3) Rajeeve Gurung: Account manager, logistic, volunteer
4) Sashikala Adhikari: organizer, operator, volunteer
5) Shubina Ghising: organizer, operator, volunteer
6)Anju Devcota: organizer, operator & volunteer
7)Santosh Shingkhada: organizer, operator & volunteer
8)Deepak Sunam: organizer, operator, volunteer
9) Sumitra Gurung: local coordinator and guide
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A fellow collaborator, entrepreneur and dear friend has recently been nominated for The Outstanding Young Persons of the World. Ann-Carolin Helmreich​ and I were both in Nepal when the 1st earthquake happened. Without wasting time Ann-Carolin Helmreich started helping the people of Nepal physically and monetarily. She has been working closely with the Nepal natives since the initial earthquake on April 25th and has gone and still is going the remote villages of Nepal to help contribute.She has created a funding campaign webpage and with her persistence, social media savy-ness and pure kindness, Ann-Carolin has to date, raised over $25,000 for Nepal.
Along with her funding campaign, her quick and relentless efforts were picked up by the press. Ann-Carolin has been interviewed by countless newspapers and TV stations and continually strives to keep national and international awareness on Nepal and its citizens affected by the earthquakes.
Ann-Carolin's humanitarian heart not only shows in her efforts to help Nepal and its citizens but also as a friend, by being a selfless and thoughtfully kind person. To know her is an honor.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Outstanding_Young_Persons_of_the_World_(TOYP)
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Plastic tarps are getting rare in Nepal. We imported 400 tarps from India to deliver them to a village in the Sindhupalchok district.
I am working with Ann-Carolin Helmreich and Krishna Gauli (a Nepali Native) in coordinating efforts for donation distribution. Below are some pictures that show the efforts and where the money is going. We are doing our best however there are some complications, plastic is scarce in Nepal and has to imported from India and the Nepali government recently started taxing donated imported good at 200%. 200%?!. We are currently finding other ways to import taxes. Also, we have been purchasing and giving rice and other food supplies to the villages of Nepal. Your donations are in good use and we appreciate each and every one of you that has helped so far. Thank you for your support.
Nepal is still in disarray and recovery. With the lastest large earthquake and the monsoon season only weeks away, help is needed now more then ever. If you would like to donate more or if you would like to donate, please donate
Ann-Carolin and Krishna Gauli helping
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Keep it up Corey!

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All our support to Nepal families and a big thank you to people like you who are helping so much.

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