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Posted: Aug 9, 2017   |   From Our Volunteers

Film, Photo and Podcast Studio Nearly Complete

Our film, photography, podcasting and FM radio station at Her Farm is nearly complete and will open this fall. Built to the highest level of earthquake resistance the studio can be used as a safe house in times of disaster. When complete this building will contain 185 square meters of indoor studio, unlimited beautiful outdoor locations, fully equipped with cutting edge sound, lighting, cameras and editing tools. This is Her Farm Films. A film, photo and podcast studio in a rural village for women to produce and tell stories.

This studio presents a unique opportunity for volunteers in Nepal who want to produce a short film, or photography portfolio while at the same time teaching skills to local women. 

Thanks to Deakin University Volunteers

Posted: Dec 8, 2016   |   From Our Volunteers

Volunteers Deakin University

A group of volunteers, all students from Deakin University in Australia just finished two weeks of service at Her Farm Nepal. The volunteers were in Nepal to help constuct a new goat shed for the women of Her Farm Nepal. These volunteers worked hard and accomplished a great deal in a short time. Thank you Deakin Univeristy Students, hope to see you again in Nepal soon. 

Volunteers building earthquake housing in Nepal

Posted: Nov 18, 2015   |   From Our Volunteers

demonstration home built after earthquake in Nepal

A group of volunteers from Australia is busy building another demonstration home at Her Farm. Following the April earthquakes in Nepal we've been building various earthquake resistant houses to teach local villagers ways to rebuild that are safer and cost effective. We've demonstrated earth bag buildings and gabion band buildings and now our volunteers are making an addition to the kitchen at Her Farm from bamboo and mud plaster. 

Since the government has yet to provide any financial assistant to villagers who lost homes in the quakes, this particular method of construction is useful. Building a home from bamboo and mud plaster is very inexpensive, will last 20-30 years and is warmer in winter, cooler in summer than the stone ...

Volunteers help create village learning center in rural Nepal

Posted: Jun 26, 2014   |   From Our Volunteers

Volunteers in Nepal setting up internet learning

The tiny village of Mankhu, home to The Mountain Fund project, "Her Farm" became home to the first internet learing center in the entire VDC and perhaps the first in the entire district, certainly in rural villages. Volunteers in Nepal helped install software, create lesson catalogs and more on the large, classroom computer as well as installing programs on the individual computers. 

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