About a week ago after the earthquake hit, and people started getting organized, we too started thinking of how and where to help. There was so much devastation everywhere, but there was a place that made more sense to me personally. Gorkha, the home of the famed Ghurkas, and lots of my friends. Another area that was in need of help was Kunchowk, in Sindhupalchowk, where some of my Nepali family originate from and still have lots of relatives.
Read the rest of Michael story here.
We NEVER suppport projects – we only supports PEOPLE
As mentioned many times before we are NOT specialists in charity work.
But from our business background we know a lot about working with projects. One of the main rules in this work is: Don’t invest in ideas – invest in people.
That’s the same with our involvement in the so called charity work. We only support projects run by people we know and trust.
Like the people behind the projects Michael writes about in his latest Facebook posting above or another team member Peter Francon in his report on FB
Villagers were hungry, frightened. They weren’t inclined to sit and watch two trucks laden with rice, pass them by. Local boys suggested “Let’s take the rice!” Hands slipping under the truck tarpaulins. But there was no violence, no stealing and we were able to proceed.
Read the rest here
After reading the stories and seeing the pix below we’re sure you understand why we try to support as much as we can – and feel confident that the money we receive are spend wisely… and with love and care.
We still receive support – read here.
For more information:
Thomas Bjørn Tingstrup: firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Bøcker-Larsen: email@example.com