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.
Chyangba village is located 400 kilometers north of Kathmandu at an elevation of 2,500 meters. There are about 150 houses inhabited by many ethnic groups such as Sherpas, Rai, Magar, Newar, Tamang, Chhetris, Brahmins, Viswakarma, Sunuwar, etc. The village does not lie on the mountain trekker’s trail, so, development here has been slow. But much […]
Wongchhu Biswo darhsan primary School in Chyangba of Tapting VDC in Solukhumbu is the first school in the area which was established in 1989 AD with the aim to provide better education facilities . This school was established under the financial assistance of tourism entrepreneur and social worker Wongchhu Sherpa. The school is being run […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Nepal faced such a huge heart shaking earthquake in April 2015. Many public properties, houses, heritage site, schools were damaged and also took the life of many innocent people as well as animals. After such a disasters many people were forced to live there life in open sky without any food, clothes and shelter. Among […]
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, […]