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Major earthquake relief operation involving 4 trustees going to Nepal.

Emergency surgical team  placed and  funded by Nepal in Need.

Over £70,000 raised and distributed in 20 locations across Nepal.

4500 kg rice, 600 tents and tarpaulins distributed included a major collection effort all over the UK for tents and sleeping bags.

Many small donations of between £20 and £50 given to families directly whose houses have been completely destroyed.

We have reached many remote locations where no large aid organisation have been and nothing has been distributed at all.



Continued funding of 3 health posts and 3 staff members plus all equipment and drugs and administration for these posts.

Walang school – books donated.

Gontala school  – 50% of teachers salary paid for and books equipment.

Yaphu and Tamko schools – significant support including sending English teaching volunteers, computers , solar panels, white boards and equipment.

Book projects – 4 book projects of 1000 books sent to 4 senior high schools to be a resource for the entire community. (£4000)

Khambari Hospital  –  X ray machine donated to main district hospital serving 150,000. This was jointly funded with a single donor to Nepal in Need. (Nick Pitts Tucker family trust) (£15,000)

Voltage stabiliser purchased for x ray machine.

Various ongoing water projects, gompa donations.

Donations to 3 families in Gontala who lost their son’s in 2014 on Everest.



Gudel Healthpost staff member funded in joint venture with government.

A number of child operations paid for including orthopedic surgery and cleft pallet repair, These children were had all their expenses, flights and accommodation paid for in Kathmandu and a number were there for many months.

Further drainage project in villages.


2009 Jackie Higham and Catherine Blaiklock registered the charity Nepal in Need.

Gontala Health post built and equipped at 10,000 feet.

Staff paid for and recruited at Gontala and Yaphu.

Repairs to Sisema bridge.

Repairs to Sisema Gompa.

Dr David Ellis joins and later appointed chair.


2008 Catherine Blaiklock and Gyaljen Sherpa personally donated £30,000 privately to the area in which Gyaljen had been born. Sankhuwasaba

Yaphu health post built.

Yaphu drugs and equipment bought.

Khambari district capital – Equipment bought for local radio station.

Many local water and drainage projects.

Playground for Yaphu primary school built.

Waling school contributions toilets.

Health Staff employed at Yaphu