Rehabilitation & Reconstruction – Gorkha Nepal

Gorkha District Earthquake affected statistic

Area of Gorkha: 3610 square Km /1390 Square Miles

Numbers of villages affected: A great number of villages remain inaccessible, and the population is in desperate need of assistance. An estimated 70% of all houses in the district Gorkha have been destroyed. In some villages, more than 90% of houses have been destroyed. 19 village development committees (VDCs) have been assessed as the worst affected:

Nepal EarthquakeSeverely affected VDCs

Barpak, Laprak, Gumda, Saurpani, Lapu, Manbu and Simjung

Highly affected VDCs

Kerauja, Uhiya, Samagaun, Lho, Prok, Chumchet, Kashigaun, Sirdibas, Bihi, Jaubari, Chhaikampar and Kharibote

There are number of villages in each VDC and In general across the area of 1390 Square Miles is badly affected

Number of house hold in Gorkha: 72955

Average house hold size: 4.08

Total Population: 271061   Male: 121041, Female: 150020

Numbers of buildings destroyed: 73218

Government Buildings/Schools: Totally Destroyed 227, Partially Destroyed 36

Private buildings/Houses Totally Destroyed 59527, Partially Destroyed 13428

Total of casualty/killed in the area: Casualties 952, Killed 449

The Propriety of our projects for Gorkha

Community hall: to shelter, in any natural disaster and can be use as community functions premises such as wedding, funeral.

We will ensure the building is earthquake-resistant structures with the use of local materials/resources where possible with adequate facilities reconnected Water, Electric, Sanitation. These premises are also useful for education and training facilities as well as Health care facilities.

To building one community hall will cost about 10 -15 lakh rupees.

Once the project building is completed, our management team hands over to the villagers. We also set up a small management team in each village maintain the building.

Creating jobs in the villages: so that they don’t have to go abroad to work as low paid unskilled worker by providing them, farming skills, ie how to look after a chicken farm, goat farm, buffalo farm milk process, butter process, agricultural nutrients etc.

Bringing back Prod Sikchha (Adult Educations), staying healthier, food hygiene, additional relief to those left disabled due to the devastation, affected senior citizens, single women, diseased, pregnant and new mothers, disabled, etc. Baby is being delivered mother is suffering there is no medicine and food.

Micro hydro power or solar power to each village

Rebuild/support school to in these areas

Please find attached video links for your peace of mind and see how the money is delivered to the villages. or go to YouTube and search for (our journey to Earthquake Epicentre Gorkha 2015)

Interviews and broadcasted by Nepal Television  – NTV

Please contact me to share, for news updates and to raise much needed fund for the villagers living in these provinces.  Your kindness and humanitarian support will be remembered by each and every one of us in our whole lives and the next generation of our families. We are very grateful for thinking about them thousands of miles away from your heart at this unfortunate situation.

Yours Faithfully

Bishnu Tamang

Gorkha District Himalaya Regions

Currently Resided in the United Kingdom

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