Only those who make some significant contribution to the society are remembered by posterity. Those who can rise above their individual and family interests can contribute to the society and live in the memory of future generations for eternity. Yokpu Sherpa of Tapting VDC of Solukhumbu district was one of them. A farmer by profession, Yokpu did numerous exemplary works for the welfare of the society. This gentleman spent most of his life with the aim of improving the living standards of peasant folks of the inhospitable Himalayan region. He spent 78 years of his life in building roads, bridges, temples and monasteries in the Tapting area of Solukhumbu. As a farmer himself, his contribution in revolutionizing agriculture for the welfare of fellow peasants and make them independent is immense. Those who knew him recall his expertise in assisting those interested in raising cow, yak, goats and sheep as well as modernizing agriculture.
As we all are well known that Nepal is known for its beautiful Himalayan Mountains, deep valleys and richly flowing streams. But many of its water sources are not only far; they’re also difficult and dangerous to access in the mountainous terrain. Clean water projects can improve access to clean, safe drinking water, shortening time […]
Background Wongchhu Sherpa was born in 1967 AD, in Tapting-1, Chyangba, Solukhumbu district. He was the youngest of 10 children of Mr. Yokpu Sherpa and Chhenji Sherpa. Wongchhu moved to Kathmandu when he was 16 years old with a dream of a bright future.However, his life in Kathmandu was at first very difficult. As a […]
Chyangba electricity project was established since 1997 AD and it was founded by late Mr. Wongchhu Sherpa. During that time only 75 houses were using the electricity because the population was very low. But now, the population has drastically changed. So, under the Financial support of our American supporters—”Education Elevation, Dave Carter and Pem Dorjee […]
Musa Masala: Mountain Girl of the Himalaya, is the story of an orphan girl who leaves her village and finds adventure as she treks to Everest Base Camp. Through her travels, Musa meets new friends, learns about the world around her and realizes how she can make a difference by following her own path and […]
Late Wongchhu Sherpa remains a deeply respected figure in the Solukhumbu region and throughout Nepal. The volleyball tournament is a great way to bring the community together and celebrate the life of a man who gave so much to his people while advancing the nation as a whole through his work in the tourism industry, […]
As we are well known that school is a temple from where children will be gaining a quality education. To gain good knowledge there should be a books, copies, pen, pencils, and eraser. And to carry these stationeries there must be a good quality school’s bag. In village normally, children don’t have a good bag […]
As we all are well known that Himalayan Yokpu Foundation is doing a great job under the support of our foreign donors. Recently Okhaldunga district of Patle VDC word no. 1 situated Patle Lower Secondary School students and teachers has been provided 315 piece of school’s bag, 15 piece of teachers bag and 4 students […]