Heroic teenager rescues 55 orphans from aftermath of Nepal earthquake

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Ishwor Ghimire is 19 years-old. He just happened to be visiting the Nepal Deprived Women and Children Upliftment Center orphanage in Kathmandu on April 25th when the earth began to shake. Ishwor Ghimire rescued 55 orphans

This is Ishwor Ghimire, and he’s been hailed as a hero, after leading 55 orphans to safety in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake.

The 19-year-old was having lunch at the Nepal Deprived Women and Children Upliftment Centre Orphanage in Kathmandu, shortly before the earthquake struck the capital last Saturday.

But as the earthquake began, he immediately gathered all 55 and led them to safety, while personally carrying the younger children.

Speaking to MIC, he explained: ‘All the kids were so panicked and started screaming and crying.

Ishwor Ghimire is 19 years-old. He just happened to be visiting the Nepal Deprived Women and Children Upliftment Center orphanage in Kathmandu on April 25th when the earth began to shake. These 55 orphans were rescued by Ishwor Ghimire

‘I asked everybody to get out from the building. The earth was still shaking but I was running here and there to rescue all the kids and take them to the safety place’.

And once out, Ghimire helped to construct a small, plastic tent in a nearby garden, to act…

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2 thoughts on “Heroic teenager rescues 55 orphans from aftermath of Nepal earthquake

  1. Ishwor Ghimire deserves every praise for such brave actions. It is amazing how some people will react in such hazardous times, even risking their own lives to save others. He is, indeed, a hero.

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