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The Official Newsletter of Projects Abroad Nepal August 2009 Issue No. 23
Namaste everybody, for the last time!
August has brought yet more things to do
and see in Kathmandu and the
surrounding valley, and has also bought
(unfortunately!) more rain!! With the
monsoon reaching the end, Nepal is
starting to prepare for the next busy
tourist season, starting in September.
While Nepal begins to get ready for the
onslaught of trekkers, here at Projects
Abroad we are winding down after the
hugely busy summer season, and with this
we say a very sad goodbye to our
Shanika has been in
Nepal for about 4
and a half years on
and off (with a brief
stint in Ghana) and
started out as a
Care volunteer for
3 months in 2005
on her gap year,
aged just 18... This rapidly turned into
another 4 gap years (can we still call them
gap years?!). While out here she has done
a lot of fundraising and other work for
MSPN, the HIV centre and currently
sponsors one of the children, Isha to stay
at the centre.
After working out in Nepal for so long,
she’s almost one of the locals but is
heading back to the good old UK to start
her degree in Social Work at Oxford
Brookes University in September.
think it’s safe to say that everybody
involved with Projects Abroad Nepal (host
families, people at placements, staff and
volunteers ‐ current and past alike ‐ are
going to miss Shanika SO much. We wish
her the best of luck for September and
would like to thank her for her