Annual "Day for Nepal" in Waldbröl
The "Day for Nepal" will take place once again on 7 May 2016 - we would be happy to see you there! More information will follow.
By now, our annual meeting "Day for Nepal" in Waldbröl (near Cologne in Germany) has become a wonderful tradition. The meeting on 9 May 2015 was an exceptionally positive and harmonious one, even though the situation in Nepal is quite special. The programme not only included information on our children home project, delicious Nepali food and a warm get-together - the colourful Nepal-Shop was a real highlight again. There were shawls, prayer flags, honey and lots of decorations. The revenues of the shop as well as the general donations collected for DENK will be used to support our children's home project.
Earthquake in Nepal
Most likely you have followed the news about the earthquake in Nepal. Luckily our childrean are alright and safe. Pokhara is not so much affected as other parts of the country, especially the Gorkha District and the Kathmandu Valley.
In cooperation with our team in Nepal, we are going to help in the areas mostly affected by the earthquake. We will mainly focus on supporting the reconstructions of schools. Our Nepali friends, with whom we are running the children's home, are coordinating the aid and are in direct contact with the people.
If you wish to support us, you are invited to transfer your donation to our account. We are a registered non-profit, charitable organisation. Bank contact: http://www.denk-ev.de/index.php?site=engagement&subsite=spenden&lang=de If you fill in "earthquake relief" as subject in your transferal, your contribution will be used as such. Otherwise, it will flow into our children's home project.
Thank you very much for your empathy and your questions about the situation. We all are very touched by the events. Let's send positive thoughts. Not to lose faith in the face of all this - that's what these people also need beside the practical help.
Crowdfunding on www.betterplace.org
Our current funding target aims at kitchen equipment: Last year, we could build a new kitchen for the children's home. In order for the kids to be able to use it properly, we need to equip it with kitchen cabinets and cupboards as well as a whole bunch of kitchen utensils, of course.
We are planning our next funding targets on the crowdfunding platform Betterplace. You can find our DENK project under https://www.betterplace.org/de/projects/18064-das-kinderhaus-in-pokhara-nepal (the website is in German only). We are grateful for your comments and ideas on the subject.
Thanks to generous donations, we could raise the funds for a library with books, games and musical instruments as well as two lockers by these means. We thank all the donors who helped in making this possible.