Monsoon Season

Just a quick update regarding the incredibly heavy monsoons now afflicting Nepal, and their impacts to construction: From today work has been stopped on the school. It has been raining very heavily. Within 24 hours 36 people and hundred of domesticated animals were killed in the floods and landslide in different parts of the country. … More Monsoon Season

Building Update

Construction is continuing well, with the concrete footings which form the foundation of the walls completed progress is looking good! Here are a couple of photos of Parshu and some of the construction team. Parshu is meeting very regularly with the builders on site to ensure consistent, high quality work. We still have to raise … More Building Update

Under Construction!

Construction is getting underway in Apchaur! We have transported almost all of the materials, except for the bricks which will be arriving today. The delay is because the government school has also begun their construction, which is causing some issues with storage and traffic. We have encountered slight problem with water. We were not expecting … More Under Construction!

Approvals, demolition, and documentaries

Last month some ABIN Board members returned to Nepal to meet with Nepali government officials, and our local design team (Creative Services). On this trip ABIN entered into a partnership agreement with the Society For Economic Development (SODEC), a Nepali non-profit. This was an important step as such partnerships are required in order work in … More Approvals, demolition, and documentaries

Progress…

We wanted to take a moment to say a HUGE thank-you to all of our amazing supporters. It is thanks to you that the dream will become a reality, and soon! We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of our community, especially the local construction companies. These t-shirts are currently in Nepal (and available for … More Progress…

Exciting Updates!

This is a blog that is a long time coming and I am very excited to share our updates. In each of our bi-weekly meetings we seem to launch forward, which is very exciting, as our dream is becoming reality.  We have been working hard to finalize school plans; we have our project manager, Dave, … More Exciting Updates!

Vlog #2

Randy, one of our board members, talks about the project and his involvement in Another Brick in Nepal.