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Not-for-profit community organisation working to promote friendship, understanding and goodwill between the people of Australia and Nepal.
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On 16 May 2015, Australia-Nepal Friendship Society Inc (ANFS) Annual General meeting elected a new committee as follows: President: Mr Bikram Subedi Vice-President: Mr Jeevan Rana Secretary: Mr Adarsha Jung Pande Treasurer: Mr Ramesh Gautam Public Officer: Ms Karuna Gurung ------Members: Mr Bhabindra Tilija Ms. Betty Pearson Ms Khusbu Neupane Mr Mandip Rai Ms Srijana Basnet Mr Tenji Sherpa The AGM was held at Weston Creek Scout Hall, Dillon Close, Weston from 2:30 pm to 4:30pm.
Nepal Earthquake Relief Coordination Canberra Update – 5 May 2015 1. Candle Light Vigil successfully held at Garema Place, Canberra on Friday 1st May. Thank you @GETUP! for sponsoring all the candles and cups. Thanks GreyHound for transferring it to Canberra. Thanks Ross Cartlidge for helping with logistics 2. Community Get Together held on Saturday 2nd May over simple BBQ with a good turn out. It was specially good to see our life time members attend and share 3. We were able to transfer 50kg of medical supplies through Australian Himalayan Foundation to Remote area of Nepal. Words from the ground was "That was really good quality stuff they sent" 4. Community member Suni Pandey Karki was able to take sleeping bags and blankets to Nepal and give to FNCCI. That was taken across to Gurkha straight away. Word from the ground was "That was really good sleeping bags from there!" Thanks Rabindra Pradhan for helping to make it smooth. 5. 100 Tents have been delivered to Dhading area. 400 more being picked up tomorrow for delivery. Soodeep Chhetri our community member from Canberra is trying coordinate on the ground. 6. 65 Tents 65 Blankets to the most affected families is being delivered right now(as I type this) to ward number 5 VDC of Panchkhal, Kavre where 80% of houses are destroyed. Suni Karki is coordinating that on the ground. 7. We have collected quite a lot of medication which will be relevant on the ground, tents, sleeping bags and blankets (quite a few of them brand new) as well as clothes which we are coordinating to send to Nepal as soon as embargo on cargo opens. 8. We have made good contacts with medical groups, pharmacies and other health related institutes that have donated medication needed on the ground. We are working closely with a team of Nepali doctors who are going from here on volunteer basis. 9. We are actively going out engaging with businesses to raise awareness and raise fund. 10. Nepali students at the University of Canberra (UC), with support form UC officials, organised a Candleligth Vigil on 5 May. Good turn out of UC students, community members and ANU students. Thanks to UC for the support and care provided to Nepali students at this difficult time. UC has 99 Nepali students. It has set up a welfare fund - UC Nepalese Earthquake Student Support Fund - to support Nepali students affected by the earthquake.
Nepali New Year (2072 BS) celebration in Canberra region - updates: - Cultural program plus dinner on 11th April - Performances by local talents including students from Hamro Pathashala (Nepali Language School) Program details, menu and ticket price to be posted soon! Please save the evening for the celebration!! Would you like to show your talents? If yes, please contact Bikram Subedi at 0452 221 645 before 6pm 21st March.
Happy International Women’s Day! Today, 8th March, is International Women’s Day, celebrated worldwide. “The world will never realize 100 per cent of its goals if 50 per cent of its people cannot realize their full potential." - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon This year’s theme, “Empowering Women - Empowering Humanity: Picture It!" envisions a world where each woman and girl can exercise her choices, such as participating in politics, getting an education, having an income, and living in societies free from violence and discrimination.
Please come to enjoy and cheer our talented performers presenting Nepali cultural show at the National Multicultural Festival Day/Time: Saturday 14 February, 6:40pm – 7:00pm Stage: Performance Platform 2: Civic Square Euro Zone Venue: Civic Square – Front of Canberra Theatre and Civic Library
Do you have a shared accommodation or are you aware of one? Accommodations wanted for Nepali students (couples) who are coming to study at the University of Canberra. Shared accommodation ok. Arriving in the first week of February. Please send a message if you have/know any. Thanks.
Nepalese FM 91.1 Canberra Podcast is ready if you have missed our live program. http://shar.es/NcuD3 Audio: 12/07/2014 Nepalese FM 91.1 Canberra - social audio