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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]