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Date December 14, 2011

Here they are! Some photos from the 28.84 team’s working bee in September 2011. Enjoy. Before shots: During: After: Games & Activities: Faces: Farewell Ceremony:    Send article as PDF   

A job well done!

Date October 5, 2011

Just a few before, during and after photos…more when we return from our Langtang trek.      Send article as PDF   

What a wonderful week!

Date September 30, 2011

So hard to say goodbye…our week at Dadagaun ended with a huge party, the Army providing marquees for shelter, the School providing a wonderful cultural program with dancing, music and official speeches, tikas and tea, and we Aussies providing many smiles, tears, music, bubbles, gifts and dance of our own kind. Kids, teachers, villagers, officials, perhaps [...]

The wheels are turning…

Date September 8, 2011

Kurt and I have been in Nepal a little over a week keeping busy with the purchase of  materials, tools and resources ready for the arrival of the 14 members of the 28.84 team next week and soon after Tony, Raewyn and Karen. We arrived with the full effects of the monsoon season apparent… leaks [...]


Date September 2, 2011

Our knitting project has been unbelievably successful! We have had ladies aged from 13 – 90 all over the country knitting colourful squares for our kindy blankets. There are about 20 completed blankets and the squares keep coming. We will continue the project for as long as people are interested and next provide ponchos or [...]


Date June 27, 2011

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Date July 13, 2011

A box of 25 footballs has been kindly donated by Sarah and Jo, two Brisbane teachers. We will take as many as we can with the 28.84 Team…and the rest on later trips. A great contribution, many thanks girls. Tony will source soccer balls too and bring them over with him from China. The kids [...]

Knitting therapy

Date July 10, 2011

Our request for knitted squares has attracted a huge response…from Redcliffe in Queensland to Belmont in Victoria! Ladies everywhere (and maybe some gents?) are keeping their fingers nimble and their needles clicking producing piles of colourful 6 inch squares to be crocheted together into little blankets for the Kindy children at Dadagaun school. And the [...]

Fundraising Dinner

Date June 15, 2011

A fabulous night was had by all on Sunday 5 June at Kathmandu Newa Chhen Restaurant in Paddington, Brisbane. A hearty thankyou to Suraj and Gill for opening their restaurant at cost to enable us to sell tickets to 90 hungry supporters of Dadagaun Village Project. The meal was outstanding, a fine selection of authentic Nepalese [...]

Music at Sennen

Date March 22, 2011

What a wonderful afternoon we had in Kangroo Valley, NSW last Sunday 20 March. Derek and Irene hosted 40 or so guests who relaxed to the exquisite sounds of Trio 42 - Jim on guitar, Anne on cello, Vicky on flute, accompanied by the angellic voice of Jessie. Despite intermittent rain the concert proceeded, with romantic Latin [...]