Kathmandu, june 21
Khumbila foundation distributed relif materials to the jobless tourism workers in the tourism field on 19th’june . The foundation has been helping the currently jobless workers affected by the lockdown due to the current global pandemic.
Childrens’ books and board games, food materials such as rice, lentil, salt, flour, etc have been provided to more than 100 families. It also includes large, small masks and hand sanitizers.
The foundation is will reach its relief efforts since to more than 200 families affected by the lockdown since 2 years. Last year the foundation had helped 85 families with similar relief materials.
The foundation had been very active after the 2015 earthquake providing food relief as well as long term developments in various regions of the mountain areas. An exemplary earthquake resistant school was also built in the village of Birta Deurali, Kavre.
Sponsorships and assistances have also been provided to the families who have lost their parent/s in the mountains as well as children of people who are serving time in jail.
Some relief materials were provided to the villages of Khumjung, Khunde and the isolation centre at Lukla.
Established in 2012 the aim of the foundation is to primarily focus the mountain environment and its inhabitants. As per the President Mr Zimba Zangbu Sherpa, it will continue providing such assistance in the future and focus more on the remote areas and in the fields of health, education and other essential needs.