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Basanta Thapa: “I completely lost my trust in government”

I didn’t used to hate the members of Parliament, but when I saw them misusing the relief materials, I completely lost my trust in government. But then again, seeing people in the communities working hand-in-hand, I believed that yes, humanity … Continue reading

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Bidhya Acharya: “It left a permanent darkness in the minds and hearts of our people”

The devastating earthquake of 2015 took parents away from children, children away from parents, and souls away from lives. It left a permanent darkness in the minds and hearts of our people. Tears, stress and panic were everywhere. It was … Continue reading

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Ishu Adhikari: “I found joy in helping people in need”

The earthquake effected how I think about myself. I was struck by a realization of who I really am as opposed to who I thought I was. I thought my fear of dying would be stronger than every other feeling … Continue reading

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Ranjai Baidya: “I learnt that you can really see what people are made of in times like these”

No one who experienced this disastrous earthquake came away unchanged. If nothing else, it left a huge fear in people’s hearts. I can’t deny that I myself was also changed. First, I realize how important it is to have your … Continue reading

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Safal Bastola: “We should forget the past and move on to a new beginning”

I was at my home in Pokhara when it happened. It was scary and I felt like the world was coming to an end. Everything around me seemed different. It was also a near death experience for me. Though Pokhara … Continue reading

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Pratika Bhandary: “I never encountered any difficulties in my life until the earthquake struck”

Ever since my school days I’ve been interested in social service, and have been active in the various social activities organized by our school and college. My parents, on the other hand, have always been protective of me. They set … Continue reading

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Bijay: “It was the first time I ever saw people getting trampled by a running mob”

On Baisakh 12 (April 25th), I and my friend Ujjwol were at Manakamana Temple in the Gorkha District. Summer had begun and it was a very hot day. People were standing in line to pray to the goddess Manakamana. We … Continue reading

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