By Jo Moore, ANSWER Sponsor, Seattle Recently returned from Nepal, my head is still processing all I saw and learned, and my body is settling back to normal. The despair […]
Once ANSWER students graduate from high school (Grade 10) they become members of AAA (ANSWER Alumni Association) and are shown the movie Pay it Forward. In the movie, a 7th […]
This year there were initially 6 sponsors from the US who traveled to Nepal to meet their students. In addition, a couple from Alberta, Canada, Colin and Kate joined us […]
by Jane Mathews
I arrived in Kathmandu on Friday, at noon. I had been to Nepal 7 years ago, so I was interested to see the changes. It has not changed much. As we took a taxi to Pilgrim’s Guest House where I would be staying, I noticed that the roads were still bad, still had dusty trash along the sides, and the traffic was a confusing mess of cars, taxis, bicycle rickshaws, motorcycles, people, a few cows, peppered with honking horns. Intersections had traffic controllers gesturing who could go next, but there were often long waits, as very few streets crossed at right angles. There were also no lane indications, or if there were no one paid attention to them, and would try to pull ahead to pass at the first opportunity.
Our first two issues of ANSWER-Nepal last month elicited many positive responses. One of our sponsors from Washington State wrote me, “Congratulations on seeing your dream to fruition. Not many […]