In March 2015, I trekked to Everest Base Camp with an incredible group of supporters from World Vision Australia, raising more than $100,000 for women and children in Nepal. One month after I returned home to Australia, on 25 April 2017, a devastating earthquake hit Nepal. Now, two years and four months on, I’ve returned … Continue reading My first trip back to Nepal, post 2015 earthquake
We’ve now given away 3x double passes to Sherpa Film which opens around Australia on 31st March, 2016. I’m so excited to see this movie after trekking to Everest Base Camp in 2015 and seeing how incredible these sherpas really are!
Read the blog for details and leave your comment to enter!! Just two double passes left.
Check out screening dates here: http://sherpafilm.com/cinemas/
Sherpa is an awe inspiring, emotional and epic story of one of the biggest tragedies to ever occur on Mount Everest. See this film to learn more about what life is really like for those who work and live on the World’s largest mountain.
A fight on Everest? It seemed incredible. But in 2013 news channels around the world reported an ugly brawl at 21,000ft as European climbers fled a mob of angry Sherpas.
In 1953, New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay had reached the summit in a spirit of co-operation and brave optimism. Now climbers and Sherpas were trading insults – even blows. What had happened to the happy, smiling Sherpas and their dedication in getting foreigners to the top of the mountain they hold so sacred?
Determined to explore what was going on, the filmmakers set out to make a film of the 2014 Everest climbing…
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To my great dismay, there has been yet another devastating earthquake in Nepal. As the relief and recovery efforts were in full swing this just adds another dimension to the tragedy and makes relief efforts even more urgent. World Vision Australia are on the ground meaning they are able to be more responsive to the … Continue reading The devastation in Nepal continues – how can we help?
Today I have purchased a beautiful handmade scarf from Nepal in the name of fair and ethical fashion trade in third world countries. You can learn more about this wonderful initiative via Trade for Freedom and the blog of Matt Darvas. I saw this activity posted by Matt and his colleague Connie Khoo. I wish … Continue reading Freedom Scarf – Purchase a scarf and set a life free in Nepal
Just watched this video and for the first time since this all happened I broke down in tears. http://tenplay.com.au/news/national/latest-news/latest-news/nepal-death-toll-tops-4000-as-villages-become-desperate-for-assistance I just know after seeing it all so recently ... How hard the recovery is gonna be. The infrastructure and the lack of local government support for the people... It just makes it all so much … Continue reading My tears are now falling for #NepalEarthquake victims
Some huge updates and news coming in from Gorka, Nepal, from Matt Darvas. Working with INF and World Vision Australia. Read the words from Matt. To support World Vision Australia in Nepal, please donate here! UPDATE - It's now 4:30 AM here in Gorkha, Nepal. Managed to sleep well for a few hours this morning … Continue reading Matt Darvas in Gorkha, Nepal, sharing his experience of #NepalEarthquake
Thoughts are with World Vision Australia staff member Matt Darvas today as he heads to one of the hardest hit areas by #nepalearthquake. Matt is in the heart of the epicentre near Gorkha and heading to the most remote villages in this region to offer supplies and support. Donations can be made here to support … Continue reading Updates from the #NepalEarthquake from someone on the ground!