In November 2016 Denise was able to visit some of the bridges that were build as part of the 12 Bridges Project that was funded in part by Tara Foundation USA.
Many thanks to Mingmar Sherpa for making the trek to Chhanga and Horsinga during the rainy season to check on the bridges and take photos for us with water flowing!
Six Bridges in Horsinga As part of our “12 Bridges Project” and continued earthquake relief efforts, Tara Foundation USA has funded the building of 6 bridges in Horsinga Nepal. The previous bridges in these locations were destroyed in the earthquakes of 2015 and the monsoon season that followed. These bridges are on the main path […]
In Chhanga on the main trekking path to the important local economic center of Nunthala twelve makeshift and unreliable foot bridges that frequently washed out during the monsoon season were replaced.
Chhanga Khola Bridge Project This is a 35 meter metal bridge to be built to span the Chhanga Khola (river) to cross safely into Nunthala during the monsoon season. The village school, clinic and shopping for the region are located in Nunthala. Local people will provide sand, gravel and labor to carry the materials from […]
The Khahare Khola Trail Bridge project was completed in March 2014. This project created a bridge across the Khahare Khola (river) which separates Nunthala from 5 smaller villages in the Solukhumbu area of Nepal. During the monsoon season this river floods, often carrying away the previous wooden bridge and leaving the people of the smaller villages cut off […]