• Jing Jing

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    Alexis, one of our trek team members, has been playing with this little boy in Namche. His name is Jing Jing.

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  • Thame

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    Currently the Sherpas do not have a written language and poor economic conditions have led to an exodus of young people to larger cities in order to seek a better life. The foundation’s first and most important task is to reverse this trend and strengthen the home land of the Sherpa people.

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Nepal Earthquake #2

I awoke to the news of the earthquake today. My heart went to my friends I left in Namche a week ago; Tsedam, the owner of the Zamling tea house, mountain equipment store and The Home Away From Home school for children.

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Sad Hearts

I am writing a quick update from Kathmandu (5/12) now that Apa and I are out of the Khumbu mountain region.  We left Thame the evening of May 8th on a helicopter that was dropping off rice and supplies in Thame. After a quick stop in Namche, to pick up and injured Nepali woman, we landed in Lukla and spent the night at the Paradise Lodge.  Apa is good friends with the owner so we were treated very well.  The next morning we luckily caught the 3rd flight out of Lukla to Kathmandu.

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Apa and his team have worked the last five years to raise money to assist the Thame School. Now, with the help and support of generous donations, the Apa Sherpa Foundation will be able to expand the legacy already begun by Apa himself.

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