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.
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 […]
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 Sherpa, 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 […]
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 […]
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. Mr. 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 […]
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 […]