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Medical Trek Treats 1100 in Nepal

Medical Trek Treats 1100 in Nepal

Medical Trek Treats 1100 in Nepal

19 November 2009

The October medical camp hosted by The Mountain Fund brought a team of over 20 medical persons to the Rasuwa District of Nepal. Doctors and nurses from the USA and Canada saw nearly 1100 patients during the course of the trek.

We started in Kalikasthan, pictured above, where Mountain Fund ...read more


Ward 9 Revisited

Ward 9, Pokhara, Nepal

Ward 9 Revisited

27 June 2009

In May our article entitled "Slumdog Millionaire" introduced you to Ward 9, Pokhara. Ward 9 Pokhara, Nepal could have been the setting for Slumdog Millionnaire. The people of ward 9 are homeless squatters living in tin shanty homes on government owned land. When we learned that many of the children ...read more


Slumdog Millionnaire?

Slumdog Millionnaire?

Slumdog Millionnaire?

12 June 2009

Ward 9 Pokhara, Nepal could have been the setting for Slumdog Millionnaire. The people of ward 9 are homeless squatters living in tin shanty homes on government owned land.

I couldn’t believe the story Govinda had just told me so I asked him to take me to Ward 9 so I could see for ...read more


Medical Camp Delivers Baby

Medical Team Delivers Baby in Nepal

Medical Camp Delivers Baby

15 May 2009

The woman has been in labor for two, maybe three days, the story isn’t clear. All that is clear is that two hours up the trail a woman is having a difficult time delivering a baby. It’s somewhat ironic that on this morning we had just toured a recently built birthing center. Recently built, ...read more


Lizzy Scully interviews The Mountain Fund

Scott MacLennan in Nepal

Lizzy Scully interviews The Mountain Fund

01 February 2009

The Mountain Fund: A year of change

By Lizzy Scully

Ever imagined visiting Nepal? How about working as a volunteer in a health clinic in Peru? Or, have you dreamed about trekking through some of the biggest mountains of the world while at the same time giving back to the world community ...read more


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