Celebrate World Leprosy Day – Watch a new Nepali Film – Sunday 31st January

WATCH A WONDERFUL NEW FILM FOR WORLD LEPROSY DAY AND RAISE FUNDS FOR Nepal Leprosy Trust. World Leprosy Day is almost here again, and will be marked next weekend on Sunday 31st January. INVITATION TO A PRIVATE SCREENING OF ‘I AM BELMAYA’ NLT has a wonderful opportunity to host the showing of a new film called ‘I AM Belmaya’ made by award winning Nepali film maker Bel Maya Nepali, in partnership with UK film producer and director, Sue Carpenter. The film will be available to watch from 6pm o...
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Who is Santosh from MasterChef?

Santosh Shah, who was born and raised in a village in Nepal called Karjanha, Siraha, has been a chef for 20 years. The keen chef says: "Cooking is my passion and I want to take Nepalese cuisine to the world map of gastronomy one day." Santosh finally reached the finals of the competition winning the hearts of the British public along the way. For the final they had to create a three course menu. And unfortunately Santosh’s meal (buffalo) although delicious was deemed to be a bi...
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Gifts from afar!!

Running a hospital, however well you are supported, is an expensive business. So when gifts arrive there is always a sense of God looking after the hospital. Just before Christmas, 2 big boxes arrived full of bandages, which doesn’t sound so exciting, but is such a useful gift to receive. They will be very welcome in the Septic Surgery Department and certainly put to use straight away. So a very big thank you to Moira and Alisdair Murray for your very useful gift.
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Christmas at Lalgadh

At 6.30 pm on Christmas eve every year  the hospital holds a Carol Service which is greatly enjoyed by everyone.   All the staff get involved, singing or playing instruments. Over 100 inpatients - children, adults, elderly – hospitalized at Lalgadh Hospital for treatment of severe leprosy complications - gather in the colourfully painted, decorated recreation room of our Children's Unit. Here is a picture of Meena practising Christmas carols on her flute. They also hand out presents to...
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Growing Mount Everest!

During Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit last year, Nepal and China had agreed to jointly announce the height of Everest.  This has been of great interest to many people but especially climbers.  It is widely acknowledged that Everest moved along a few inches in the earthquakes a few years ago but as to its height, people were not too sure. So, by Nepal for the first time measured Everest by using its manpower and resources in coordination with Chinese technicians and surveyors, amid great...
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