Within Nepal's borders are 8 of the world's 10 tallest mountains - the Eight-thousanders - including Mount Everest or as locals call it "Sagarmatha" or "Chomolungma".
Sagarmatha: Godess of the sky (or ocean)
Chomolungma: Mother of the universe
The Himalayan region covers a short distance of land between sea level and the tops of the tallest mountains in the world, pushed up by the collision of 2 land masses.
Nepal has always been a huge topic of study because of its geographical richness, variety of flora and fauna, and complex historical background. Inaccessible to foreigners until the 1950s and never colonised, Nepal also holds an ideal of Shangri La within the hearts of many.
We've produced a short Himalayan film featuring Nepal documentary footage on the struggles of children in the Himalaya and how we help them with your More
**14 July Update** Our new system is half way done. Shouldn't be much longer now. Three months ago we received 32 million fake sponsorship accoun.. More
Jaladevi primary school has now got a roof over its new classrooms (sorry for the poor photo!)... More