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Kathmandu Post reports that scholars of Kathmandu University (KU), Global Peace Foundation and various academic institutions participated in a rally to bring awareness to the recent adoption of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Published on 30/09/2015
A Nepalese family stands next to a temporary shelter, helped built by Rise Nepal.
by Piljin Kwak, Rise Nepal Volunteer, Global Peace Foundation and Student, Mercer Island High School in Seattle, Washington, USA
Published on 30/09/2015
On Saturday, April 25, Nepal was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Hardest hit were the areas surrounding the heavily populated capital city of Kathmandu.
Published on 16/09/2015
Shrijana Sitikhu is an example of the resilience of the Nepalese people. Her family lost their home in the April 25th earthquake, and since she has stood on the forefront of #RiseNepal efforts.
Published on 01/09/2015
#RiseNepal is a volunteer effort supported by the Global Peace Foundation and other members of the Asia Pacific Peace and Development Service Alliance. To date over 800 local and international volunteers have been engaged to meet the immediate and long-term needs of earthquake victims.
Published on 04/08/2015
Published on 12/06/2015
Roshani (right) with her family in front of their makeshift tent.
Roshani Bogati Sarki is a class 9 student of Shree Shringery Community School, Lamatar. She lives with her mom, Ganga and her younger sister Rami. 
Published on 12/06/2015
A Nepalese-flavored benefit featuring food, artwork and live music at the Olde Silk Mill in Fredericksburg on Sunday will raise money for victims of the April 25 earthquake that left 8,000 dead and hundreds of thousands homeless.
Published on 11/06/2015