What is Hands Together doing?
Aided by trusted local experts we are supporting projects initiated by the community
Paying for school equipment, uniforms and meals
Promoting healthcare initiatives (medical camps, dental checks etc)
Paying for the teacher training

With your help the work begun can continue and develop. We could
Explore with villagers further ways of improving education and the health of their community

Facts about Nepal

  • Nepal is one of the ten poorest countries in the world
  • 64% of the rural population are illiterate
  • 7% of children do not live to see their fifth birthday

Tiplyang is a rural community in Nepal 4 hours’ drive north-west of Pokhara on the route to the Annapurna trekking region.

Tiplyang was the home of Honorary Lieutenant Tul Bahadur Pun VC. In his memory and that of Major Jimmy Lumley and Captain Michael Allmand VC,the Allmand and Lumley families funded the building of the new school by the Gurkha Welfare Trust (see background for more details). Elizabeth Allmand responded to requests for further help by establishing Hands Together – Tiplyang Project which is working with the villagers of Tiplyang and the neighbouring communities of Banduk and Dosalle to provide ongoing support.

What is Hands Together doing?

  • Aided by trusted local experts we are supporting projects initiated by the community
  • Paying for school uniforms and school meals
  • Employing a villager to promote basic healthcare
  • Paying for the training of 24 teachers
  • Providing school equipment

With your help the work begun can continue and develop. We could

  • Equip a play garden for nursery children
  • Fund additional teachers’ salaries to allow children to reach School Leaving Certificate Level.
  • Explore with villagers further ways of improving the health of their community
  • Promote business and trade in partnership with the community so it becomes self-sufficient