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.
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 […]
There are many private houses which have been totally destroyed after the huge devastating earthquake. The houses were not safe to live in. All the people as well as animals were forced to live in temporary house (tent) which has been provided by Himalayan Yokpu foundation under the support of donors. They are safe in […]
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 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 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 stationer there must be a good quality school’s bag. In village normally, children don’t have a good bag […]
Himalayan Yokpu Foundation is yearly organizing Medical Camp in Khamding village since 2011 under the support of Nepal Medical Project and Stanford Medical Team (USA). They are yearly visiting Nepal with many volunteers of medical camp. They have done lots of contribution through medical camp by doing free medical check-up of all the villagers. Due […]
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 […]