Taksindu VDC 6, Solukhumbu, Nepal
Development and history of a Sherpa village
by Shree Hewa Socio-Cultural Community (HSCC) (Shree Hewa Samajik-Sanskritik Sanstha)
This small NGO from Southern Germany is involved in
several projects in Hewa:
Reconstruction of houses that have become uninhabitable (10) after the earthquakes of 2015 as well as repair of severely damaged houses (14)
Construction of a kindergarten
These projects have been supported by Fürsorge- und Bildungsstiftung (FBS) in Krefeld with 152.000 Euro.
The NGO from Koblenz cooperates with Verein Nepal-Inzlingen in the above mentioned projects.
The Deutsch-Nepalische Gesellschaft e.V. (DNG) is a friendship association with seat in Cologne, Germany. It has cooperated with HSCC in the construction of the Socio-cultural village centre building in Hewa supporting it with about 6.500 Euro from its own fund. In addition, the DNG managed to get funding support for the project from the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation (BMZ) of about 49.200 Euro.
This French NGO has been supporting Hewa since 1994. Among other things, it has constructed the primary school in the village with 5 classrooms, the water supply system of the village as well as a bridge across the Hewa Khola to Nunthala.
The American organisation Hike for Help runs volunteer
vacation trecks to Solukhumbu. In December 2015, it organised a health
camp in Hewa under the lead of Dr. Dennis Martin. In 2016, it started
the construction of a health centre in the village.