Providing Emergency food relief package for sherpa guides & porters in Kathmandu during lockdown

Currently Kathmandu under lockdown since April 27 due to the second variant of coronavirus pandemic. The country’s decline in tourism and temporary closure of businesses has made it increasingly tough for many guides,porters and families. Many Sherpa’s and experienced mountain guides have been put out of work.

As per our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) during this difficult time, We, Mountain Sherpa Foundation has been providing food relief package to needy sherpa guides and porters. In the first phase of relief distribution, the priority was given to sherpa guides and porter’s family, who are in real distress due to the lockdown.
On May 26, 2021, Mountain Sherpa Foundation offered 38 kg of food package for 450 sherpa guides and porters. Each of them received the following food package that is likely to last a family of four to five people for one month.
> Rice Sack = 25 Kg
> Lentils – 5 kg
> Atta flour – 5 kg
> Oil- 2 liter & Salt- 1 kg
Thanks to the support of passionate Mountain Sherpa foundation team and special thanks to international donors (sherpa support foundation) from USA . We hope to continue sustaining these efforts and scaling up as the pandemic continues to distress families of Porters and guides.

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