Chaudhary Foundation Newsletter

Newsletter Vol 01 No. 02
November 2016 - April 2017

From CEO’s Desk

Our commitment towards humanity became more pronounced along with our reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts for the earthquake affected communities of Nepal. Through the CG Ashraya program, we are still endeavoring to help those who lost their homes and lives. We feel happy to announce that we have now started building permanent shelters for the needy ones. We have already supported to build 151 permanent houses in Yarsa ,Rasuwa along with other partners. Also we are very glad to let you know that we are under process to start our first model village with permanent housing and other livelihood components. Providing school buildings after the earthquake was a fulfilling pursuit as it helped our beloved children find a safe place inside the CG Shiksyalaya classrooms.

Providing knowledge, enhancing skills and innovation through our livelihood program has supported thousands of Nepalese people to develop skills for masonry, plumbing and electrical training to both men and women in various earthquake affected districts. Our UNNATI Program, is continuously uplifting the capacity of micro entrepreneurs across the country and creating marketing for them. We proudly participated and showcase the products of UNNATI in various major events and markets. Our commitment for religious and spiritual works in Pashupati, one of the biggest Hindu Shrines, has helped preserve the cultural value of the area. Our spiritual realm, Shaswat Dham, a global destination of spiritual seeker has been inaugurated on 7th of March 2016 by the President of Nepal, Bidhya Devi Bhandari. We were blessed with the gracious presence that Sri Sri Ravishankar, Gurudev during its inauguration. Also we were honored to have Former King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev during the event. More than 10,000 people participated in the inaugural event. We thank everyone who helped us in making this event a grand success.

Under Nepal Social Business, entrepreneurs in various parts of the country are proudly producing innovative products and services. They are further selling it in the markets proving that they are capable and efficient entrepreneurs. It is our pride that communities’ believe in Chaudhary Foundation’s work, their engagement and ownership in the project districts including Terai, Hills and Himalayan district such as Dolpa

Our partnerships with various international foundations are examples of what we have been able to achieve in the field of humanitarian initiatives. Providing safe and clean drinking water, enhancing women’s reproductive health, reducing child mortality, multiplying social entrepreneurships in tourism and embedding technology with development work has become our vision for upcoming projects. Strengthening partnerships to support the Sustainable Development Goals for our nation and for betterment of humankind has always been a great inspiration to pursue.

We would like to sincerely thank those who recognized Chaudhary Foundation and its legacy to provide us with a role in serving our beautiful Himalayan nation. This journey is the profound inspiration along with many of our partners, friends and well-wishers who have trusted us to continue this beautiful journey of philanthropic and sustainable social reforms.

We heartily wish you a delightful and prosperous HAPPY NEW YEAR 2074!
Nirvana Chaudhary