Update 3

The UN estimates that 8 million people have been affected by the earthquake while 2.8 million people have been displaced by it. Your contribution, no matter the size, has been crucial both as a provider of funds and as a community working to help rebuild Nepal. As of today, we have raised $145,187 through our online and offline campaign. A heartfelt Thank You to:

  • Dechen Tsering and ACHA Himalayan Sisterhood group for hosting a fundraiser and donating portion of proceeds to Sahayeta.
  • Tenzin Sherab from Maui, Hawaii for fundraising $2550 on behalf of Sahayeta.
  • Ram Lacchi Magar and the Bay area Bhutanese Nepalese community for their fundraising efforts.
  • Board of Equalization Member Fiona Ma, Assemblymember Phil Ting and Assemblymember David Chiu of San Francisco and the Asian Pacific Democratic Club for hosting a very successful fundraiser for Sahayeta.

 

Our relief efforts this week has been as follows:

– We partnered with SEBS and chartered a helicopter to drop much needed food and relief items to Aru Arbang Village, Chhurung-Kalreri, in Gorkha District, which has been completely cut off from supplies due to multiple landslides. Thank you to Mohit Raj from team 360+ for personally delivering the goods.

– We worked with community leaders in Dhading to distribute jasta pata (corrugated zinc roof) – for 120 homes in Mulpani – 3, Aale Gaun, Dhading. Zinc roofs are proving to be a life saving alternative to tents given the heavy rainfall and wind. Thank you to our volunteers who braved the weather to make this possible.

– We partnered with local leaders to deliver 1600 kgs of food supplies for upper lukla-solu khumbu (ghumela village) where the road has been cut off for 2 week.

For a detailed list of immediate relief efforts, please visit this spreadsheet.


Upcoming fundraisers for Sahayeta.Org’s Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts:

Nepal Relief Fundraiser hosted by Ryan Spencer City Beer Store
Thursday May 28th, 2015
Location: 1168 Folsom St (Between 7th & 8th), San Francisco, California 94103

Beer on draft with raffle prizes donated by local businesses to support relief efforts.
-Draft beers begin pouring at noon
-Raffle ticket sales begin at 5:00pm
-Raffle ticket winners will be announced at 7:30pm

 

Burners for Nepal Benefit cohosted by Public Works & Your Friends Present
Friday June 5th, 2015/ 9:00 pm- 4:00 am
Location:
The Public Works SF, 161 Erie St (Off Mission between Duboce and 14th), San Francisco
Tickets: $10 Pre-sale/ $10 minimum donation at the door.