Posts Tagged: VSO Nepal

NDRCS Project Update

As usual these days, it has been a while since my last post and even longer since I updated on my work here in Nepal and what it is that’s keeping me too busy to write more blog posts… As

NDRCS Project Update

As usual these days, it has been a while since my last post and even longer since I updated on my work here in Nepal and what it is that’s keeping me too busy to write more blog posts… As

367 days on

Yesterday marked one year on from the devastating earthquake which struck Nepal on April 25th 2015, changing the courses of many lives for ever, including my own. At least, yesterday was the anniversary date in the Georgian calendar, as the

367 days on

Yesterday marked one year on from the devastating earthquake which struck Nepal on April 25th 2015, changing the courses of many lives for ever, including my own. At least, yesterday was the anniversary date in the Georgian calendar, as the

National Disaster Recovery Coordination Secretariat

So, story of my life right now seems to be starting blog posts apologising for not having written for a while and that I’m therefore now going to jump to current news and fill in the missing gaps as and

National Disaster Recovery Coordination Secretariat

So, story of my life right now seems to be starting blog posts apologising for not having written for a while and that I’m therefore now going to jump to current news and fill in the missing gaps as and

VSO Stories – What comes after an earthquake

VSO Stories – throwback to an interview I did in June 2015; What comes after an earthquake: Jessica’s story – Written by Meryl Westlake, VSO In April 2015, a catastrophic 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal, taking over 9,000 lives and

VSO Stories – What comes after an earthquake

VSO Stories – throwback to an interview I did in June 2015; What comes after an earthquake: Jessica’s story – Written by Meryl Westlake, VSO In April 2015, a catastrophic 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal, taking over 9,000 lives and

December, December & whatever the future may bring

December. December! How did it get to be December again so fast? How did another year go by in the proverbial blink of an eye? Actually, I have a whole series of posts formulating in my head to fill in

December, December & whatever the future may bring

December. December! How did it get to be December again so fast? How did another year go by in the proverbial blink of an eye? Actually, I have a whole series of posts formulating in my head to fill in

Back to Kathmandu for round 2

On August 18th, after a wonderful few weeks back in the UK relaxing with family and friends, I landed back in Kathmandu to commence my second year as a VSO volunteer. As I met to formally finish my placement with

Back to Kathmandu for round 2

On August 18th, after a wonderful few weeks back in the UK relaxing with family and friends, I landed back in Kathmandu to commence my second year as a VSO volunteer. As I met to formally finish my placement with

Wrapping up, for a short break…

#1 July 4th saw another much needed weekend of R&R in Kathmandu before my final 2 weeks in Chautara (for now). Monsoon rains are in full swing causing increasing difficulties for everyone still sleeping outside their homes and those trying to

Wrapping up, for a short break…

#1 July 4th saw another much needed weekend of R&R in Kathmandu before my final 2 weeks in Chautara (for now). Monsoon rains are in full swing causing increasing difficulties for everyone still sleeping outside their homes and those trying to