Smack between our two weeks of volunteering at Helping Hands Hospital Kylene and I embarked on a two-week trek around part of the Annapurna Circuit. After one week of extremely rewarding experiences in the high stress environment of a low cost private Kathmandu Hospital, a trek was exactly what the ...read more
The Mountain Fund News
Wanna change the game? Here's how. The girl on the right lives in the place on the left. It doesn't cost much more than a dollar to have her in school. That changes everything. At Mountain Fund, we don't have victims of poverty, we have victory over poverty, one brave child at a time.
Dr. Ari Stern, Mountain Fund Board President is no stranger to Nepal. After spending time here in 2005 as an elective for medical school he has returned over and over to give his time and expertise to the people of Nepal. This year he's again traveled half-way around the world to give basic medical ...read more
The Face of Nepal by Scott MacLennan is the Gift that Keeps on Giving
Judging by the parade of pumpkins and ghostly decorations across America’s front yards, it seems that the holiday season is fast approaching. But before we start the mad scramble to prepare our wallets and ...read more
Scott MacLennan, founder and Executive Director of The Mountain Fund, has been selected to receive the 2010 Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal.
MacLennan's work in Nepal includes the rehabilitation of two monasteries, the staffing of a public school, and the foundation of school for ...read more