Beni Handicrafts (Nepal)
A small Kathmandu based producer of handicrafts, crafted from waste materials. Providing management services to Steps, work skill training, employment, and economic assistance.
Mountain People (Norway and Nepal)
Aim: ‘Mountain people of Norway helping mountain people of Nepal to help themselves.’
Provided 8 helicopter deliveries of needed equipment after the earthquake to Tipling.
Today, provides market, logistical and economic support.
Providing long term and stable economic support.
100 Woman Book Project
UK-based group, running their own orphanage, and other projects.
Original development partner with Beni Handicrafts of the Freedom Kit Bag project.
Provide employment through their purchase of Freedom Kit Bags, and economic support for Steps projects.
Pinacle Inspiration. Aria Lichota
Totally financed the re-building of Sameen Chowling School, after earthquake.
Associazione El Volcan : Andrea & Laura
Part financed re-building of Lphapsang Karbi School, and financed 14 trucks to transport 885 bundles of zinc-sheet roofing to Tipling.
Liverpool John Moores University (Liverpool, UK)
Purchase of products to provide employment, sales of which are re-invested in projects in Nepal. Partnering in awareness programs and research conducted by Dr Sara Parker & Dr Kay Standing.
Sponsored 1000 Freedom Kit-Bags, a sowing machine and covered distribution costs.
Kathmandu Guest House has provided free Beni Handicrafts shops space, and KGH Foundation has purchased and distributed Freedom Kit-Bags.