With a grant from BridgIT Water Foundation, Australia, KEEP has initiated WASH project in the water deprived village of the Lagarche-2, Sindhupalchowk district of Nepal. It will cover 110 households of the community and the local primary school. Its objective is also to help the Nepal Government’s Open-defecation free zone plan by bringing water to their toilets and supplying a clean and continuous water supply. The program was started on January 25, 2015 and is still running.
On April 22, 2015, KEEP Porter Clothing Bank was upgraded with 361 new pairs of trekking boots from Lowa Company with the support of Globo Trek and LOWA Company located in Switzerland.
On May 12, 2015, the KEEP family visited Chandeni VDC of Kavre district, with relief support for the earthquake victims. In the program, KEEP chairman Mr. Sagar Pandey and Executive Director Mr. D.B Gurung provided relief supplies of food package to about 4500 people of all 1000 households of Chandeni VDC. This humanitarian support that KEEP provided for the village was financed by Crooked Trails, USA.
On July 12, 2015, KEEP supported community based schools of earthquake affected school children in order to encourage education, with the generous support of our international friends, members who genuinely have deep affection for Nepal and the Nepali people. The support was provided to the students of Bhim dev Primary School, Nayapati and Shree Okhreni Secondary School, Sundarijal. Supplies included pens, pencils, exercise books, erasers, colored pens and sports’ items. It was distributed to students with support of school staffs at their premises. The school is very grateful for the support it has received from KEEP and they feel this will encourage a higher attendance rate.
On October 1, 2015, KEEP successfully conducted its 19th Annual General Meeting. Despite the ongoing crisis in the country, there was a good turnout and many important leaders of the Nepal Tourism Industry in attendance. This important annual gathering was a significant occasion particularly because of the recent national disaster that took place only last April severely affecting the tourism industry. The meeting was concluded with hope for a better future for Nepali tourism.
Environmental Awareness Workshop
Awareness workshop aimed to leave the positive consequences to the individuals of Nepali tourism professionals. As they are the vital messenger while trekking in the mountains and remote areas of Nepal which they will become helpful to disseminate the environmental significance and information that people should know about what is happening in their surroundings.
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English Language Course (July-August)
A “Four-Week English Language Course” for tourism professionals aiming to reinforce the capacity of individuals to freely communicate with their clients. The course will be taught by experienced native English speaking teachers.
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