A project of GlobeMed
GlobeMed at CU-Boulder partners with Himalayan HealthCare to improve the health of communities in impoverished regions of Nepal.
Who We Are // GlobeMed at CU Boulder
Through our long-term partnership with the NGO Himalayan HealthCare, GlobeMed at CU Boulder strives to be the most effective student run nonprofit organization in the state of Colorado. Our partner Himalayan HealthCare is working to improved the lives of many in underserved remote villages in Nepal with the motto help others help themselves. Their projects work to improve basic sanitation, improve medical care through permanent health outposts and medical treks, as well as educate and empower women and children to make tangible changes in their lives and communities.
Our Partner - Himalayan HealthCare // Jawalakhel, Nepal
HHC is a grassroots NGO that provides primary health care, community education, and income generation to people living in remote and impoverished regions ofNepal. HHC supports communities in the districts of Dhading, Dolakha and Ilam.
HHC believes that the tri-prong approach of primary health care, community education and income generation is the best way to address poverty and illness. Education is invaluable part of the solution realized through the tri-prong approach and HHC strives to educate rural villagers in not only literacy skills but in family planning, nutrition and other aspects that affect health. In Tipling alone, in the Dhading district, HHC sponsors 12 students in 3 different schools with tuition andschool supplies.
HHC also catalyzes entrepreneurial projects in its communities that generate income, including handicraft production in partnership with the US-based JeevanKala that has generated employment for over 1000 rural women and additional income to sustain some of HHC’s programs.
For more information on HHC, visit their website at http://www.himalayan-healthcare.org
Our Project // $5,000 for Education in rural Nepal
Over the past three years, of our long-term partnership with Himalayan HealthCare, GlobeMed has raised over $75,000 with a 95% efficiency rate. 95% of the money raised by GlobeMed has been sent to Nepal for direct impact. Himalayan HealthCare is working to improve the lives of many in underserved remote villages in Nepal with the motto “help others help themselves.”