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Triratna News
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Nepal relief: avoiding waste, discrimination and corruption

By Munisha on Thu, 14 May, 2015 - 16:23

Nepal relief: avoiding waste, discrimination and corruption

By Munisha on Thu, 14 May, 2015 - 16:23

When you give money for earthquake relief, it’s reasonable to wonder how much of it will actually reach those who need it most. This was a question raised with Green Tara Trust’s workers in Nepal by Green Tara Trust here in the UK. Here’s what their worker Amit, says:

“This was a very big concern for us as well, so we identified the poorest of the poor through

i) quick field assessment by Green Tara trustees and staff 
ii) recommendation from field staff who have been working...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Green Tara Nepal appeal reaches £35,000

By Munisha on Wed, 13 May, 2015 - 17:31

Green Tara Nepal appeal reaches £35,000

By Munisha on Wed, 13 May, 2015 - 17:31

Just before Nepal’s second earthquake, director Karunamati wrote from the Green Tara Trust:

“Thank you, everyone, for your ongoing and generous support. It is having an incredible effect both on the moral of the Nepalese team, as well as giving much needed hope to the local community in Pharping where we work.”

Make a donation.

“Donations from individuals have just reached £35,000 and we’ve received significant financial support from Karuna Germany, Karuna Trust and another anonymous trust. Thank you as well, to all those fundraising...