A Hospital in progress – Chautara, Nepal

A Series of Adjustments

All Hands provided all the hands – Yes, I only just realised that naming fully – for a project in Chautara, Sindhupalchok. The aim was to build a step-down hospital for the rehabilitation of amputees from Kathmandu who suffered their injuries during the earthquakes. The multi-million pound NGO International Organisation for Migration (IOM) managed the site and we were to be the enthusiastic and freely available muscle.

Having done five days of rubbling I put my name forward to join this program for a week with a 50% chance of being selected this time around. As enjoyable as rubbling is, and that’s not actually sarcastic, I figured that varying the jobs in my time here was probably for the best. Throwing rocks around will get old, no matter how many times you say it’s just abstract basketball training. Luckily for me, I made the random cut to be the Chautara…

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