Waku, Nepal

Housing & Community Support for Waku Village in Nepal

Waku village nepal project

 

In June 2015, we received a request for assistance from the members of Waku Village, Nepal, who had faced the devastation of their village in the wake of the earthquakes earlier in the year. With monsoon season fast approaching and sub-standard shelter available, we issued a call to action, pooled our resources and got straight to it!

With incredible support from our local community, within 3 weeks we hosted a fundraising event at Garden of Eden on the Gold Coast and successfully surpassed our fundraising target to enable us to provide housing for over 180 members of the village. Within a further two weeks we had our inspiring Global Ripple ambassadors Jacqui Boyett and Kate White on the ground in Nepal and ready to assist the village with construction.

This was a true community achievement and we see this as collaboration and compassionate action at its best.

Our most heartfelt thanks to all the businesses that gave so generously and the individuals who worked so hard to help us bring shelter and safety to the people of Waku Village. You are truly AMAZING!!!!

Thanks and love from Evie and Jacqui xoxoxo

A Big Thank You to the following businesses for their support:

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