The Nepal earthquake on April 2015 killed more than 9,000 people and injured more than 23,000 others. Thousands of people were made homeless when entire villages were flattened across the country.
In addition, a second major earthquake occurred on May 12, 2015. The epicenter was between the capital of Kathmandu and Mt. Everest. At least 117 people died because of the aftershock and about 2,500 were injured. WorldHarvest conducted a humanitarian relief effort in order to help aid and assist the struggling country.
April 25-30, 2015
- World Harvest travelled to Kunchowk village of Sindhupalchowk District and helped 100 families with sacks of rice, boxes of instant noodles, tents, and clothing items
- We distributed tents and blankets for 100 families in Tukucha Village of the Kavre District
May 1 – June 7, 2015
- Supported 50 Families in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Kavre to rebuild their damaged homes
- Helped 41 families in Dhadhing with financial gifts
- Distributed boxes of foods, rice and clothes for 50 families in Sindhupalchowk
June 7 – July 8, 2015
- Distributed 400 food items and 2,500 clothing items to 400 families in Chepang Villages, Makawanpur
- Helped one high school in Makawanpur rebuild their campus
- Helped rebuild one elementary school in Gorkha and supplied the school with food and uniforms
Helped rebuild one church in Jharlang, Dhadhing and supported three other churches in Kathmandu and Sindhuli