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Song and dance relays stories of Sherpa culture and history

Bridges Between supports women in maintaining these traditions by providing a place for mothers and children to spend time together in our evening classrooms. Please consider supporting this mission by making a contribution.

Cultural exchange through cooking!



Just in time for Thanksgiving, Bridges Between volunteer Lina learns to cook pumpkin curry with Laki Sherpa in the village of Chhulemu.   Read more

Bridges Between supports equal education for women

img_0666-2With this International Day of the Girl Child, Bridges Between supports girls by supporting women’s education. Mothers who understand the links between education and livelihood fight for their daughter’s rights to equal education in the rural areas of Nepal.

Bridges Between implements Teacher Training

img_0580-3Bridges Between is sponsoring the first ever Teacher Training in the Taksindu, Solukhumbu, Region of Nepal! Trainers Sarala  and Mahanta will spend four days leading workshops for ten women identified as leaders in their communities. Training will focus on the importance of women’s education, cultural preservation and addressing the links between education and livelihood. Please donate to support this effort!

Bridges Between volunteers are in Nepal!


Last week Katherine left for Nepal to visit the schools and ask students and teachers what assistance Bridges Between can offer in 2017. Volunteer Lina will join her Oct 15, 2016 to teach English in the BB schools, build kites with the children, exchange cooking tips with the women and take part in Sherpa community life. This year Katherine will send photos and updates throughout the entire trip thanks to the newly installed internet in the Taksindu district. Read more

2016 BB Trip Itinerary

Interested in joining us in Nepal this October? Please contact Katherine, our trip coordinator for more information at

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Spring Term Wrapping Up!

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As the end of the spring term nears, we are busy planning for the the start of fall classes. Last year we introduced tablets in the schools. This year, our goal is Read more

Greetings from Nunthala!



We recently received a photo of the students who attend the new Bridges Between School in the village of Nunthala. The village is located Read more

2016 Bridges Between Volunteer Trip

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Join us on a Community Service & Meditation Trek through Nepal!

It is a wonderful way to experience unique cultures and explore the natural beauty of the Himalayan Mountains of Nepal. Read more

Pasang’s new house!


(Photo Credit: Ang Pasang Sherpa)


Our dear friend Pasang reached out to share photos of his most recent project – the reconstruction of his home! Pasang’s previous home was badly damaged during the earthquake last year. However, it’s safe to say that him and his lovely young family have a beautiful new home, nestled above the solar greenhouse project in the village of Chhulemu.