All Hands Nepal: Celebrity status, Boiling pants, Indians, and Climbing frames

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After spending Saturday exploring Thamel I started volunteering during the day with All Hands. Meeting at 7:30 we would head out to various work sites in vans, work until about 3 then go home again.


I spent two days day volunteering before becoming a residential volunteer (staying at the All Hands base.) I spent both of these days on a rubble site clearing debris. We were clearing up the remains of a three story home that had withstood the first earthquake and then fell down after the second. The beneficiary (homeowner) was a very nice lady who is a primary school teacher, since the earthquake her family had been living in the local temple. Unfortunately her house was taking too long to clear and we had to move on. (All Hands had spent more than 10 days at this site, often with two teams, and since most sites take less…

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