DECEMBER UPDATE

Date December 20, 2016

After a busy season of festivals and tourism during October/ November in Nepal, attention in Dadagaun has returned to rebuilding. Information is sketchy coming to me but here is the news as I understand it. Anyone with more accurate information is welcome to contribute. The connection between Dadagaun Village and Build Up Nepal has been [...]

AUGUST NEWS

Date December 20, 2016

MONEY HAS STARTED TO ARRIVE The first instalment of DVP’s funds for earthquake rebuilding have arrived in Nepal. Grants of NRP 50,000 from the international pool of support were paid to eleven households by early July and our funds should support another ten. With our current bank balance we will be able to make two [...]

May Happenings

Date May 16, 2016

There have been highs and lows in Dadagaun over recent weeks. A sombre mood was felt around the whole country on April 25th and May 12th, a year after the earthquakes that rocked Nepal to its foundations. Despondency has followed with the ongoing delays in distributing aide to facilitate rebuilding. To quote Dadagaun’s English teacher, [...]

The Ongoing Frustrations of Life in Nepal

Date March 12, 2016

This, when the weather is finally reasonable, the bricks are stacked and the workers are willing…..http://nepalitimes.com/article/nation/no-relief-for-earthquake-victims,2926

On the Up

Date February 23, 2016

Good progress is being made in Dadagaun in recent weeks. Please see this site for a lovely video on the process of making the compressed earth blocks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rljUc50vPec Three of the four block making machines are now being put to use in the village with several households making bricks and allowing them to cure for [...]