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Last layer of earth bagging!

We have reached a milestone in our learning center construction. Today, we started bagging the last layer! This means that we filled over 13 layers of bags, compressed them all to < 6 inches, side-tempered them to form, AND stabilized them with barbwire! We’re excited to start working on the bond beam and roofing soon. The rain here won’t stop …

We installed the windows

We have a fantastic update today.. after months of hard work, we finally installed the windows. This happens after the builders compress the 6th layer of earth bag. After the windows installation, earth bagging will be a lot easier due to the smaller bags. That being said, the walls are getting high though! Our carpenter, Ganesh, built us these beautiful …

A wedding in Bangthali

Our volunteers, Andrea and Kristy, had a unique chance to experience a Nepalese wedding. Nepalese weddings are large. There’s usually more than 300 people. Throughout the days leading up to the wedding, the entire village gathered together to make preparations. Sweets were created, potatoes were chopped – all the children and animals knew a feast was to come. On the …