Project #13722

Provide Clinic Supplies for Patients in Nepal

by Mindful Medicine Worldwide
A Nepali villager welcomes our new volunteer!
A Nepali villager welcomes our new volunteer!

Our newest MMW volunteer has just arrived in Chanauti to begin treating patients!

Thanks to your generous donations, Mason was able to bring a replenishing amount of needles, herbs, and other clinic supplies to fill the temporary clinic he will be working in. Across the "street" he is watching as the new medical facility is being built, and where the new clinic will be held.

"Two weeks into my trip and I could not be happier. I feel right at home in beautiful Chanauti, and have been welcomed in by so many new friends and family." Stay tuned to the blog site to read about Mason's experience in Nepal!

We could not continue this journey to provide additional healthcare to the village of Chanauti without your incredible help. 

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Foundation stone being laid by village senior.
Foundation stone being laid by village senior.

This year is an important one as we work incredibly hard for regrowth from both sides of the world!

Construction in Chanauti began at the beginning of this year, and the foundation for the new hospital is well underway. Our most recent volunteer, Michael, gives a beautiful description of what life is like as a volunteer during this high energy time. The beginning of his volunteer service was a bit slow, as most everyone was helping out with the construction! Rest assured, when word got out about the "new doctor," things picked up.

Meanwhile, MMW is working hard at home this year, heavily recruiting new volunteers, and more supplies. The further along progress of the hospital gets, the more volunteers we'll need to send! As we prepare for future volunteers, and continue to pile up supplies for their service, we reflect on the generous donations and support you've given us through it all. Without you, we could not continue with our mission of providing continual healthcare to the people of Chanauti, Nepal! Thank you, thank you!

Stay tuned to hear about the journeys of our next MMW volunteer, Mason Stabler!

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Michael Cole with clinic midwives, Mina and Bina.
Michael Cole with clinic midwives, Mina and Bina.
MMW Volunteer, Michael Cole
MMW Volunteer, Michael Cole

Thanks to you, MMW has been able to continually send volunteers to Nepal. Our most recent volunteer, Michael, has just recently returned home after two months of service. While there, he witnessed the start of construction on the new health care structure! Stay tuned to the MMW website to read about Michael's experiences in Chanauti!

MMW has been serving the village of Chanauti in Nepal with acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for several years now. During last year's earthquakes, this village was one of the worst to be hit. 1,400 households remained homeless and the district has been maintaining a temporary healthcare facility, as well as temporary living structures.

Thank you for enabling MMW to provide the support necessary in Nepal. We will continue to work as hard as possible to provide the people of Chanauti with acupuncture and herbal healthcare. 

Photos courtesy of Michael Cole

Building new healthcare structure
Building new healthcare structure
Volunteer Dave Frech with Chanauti Residents
Volunteer Dave Frech with Chanauti Residents

Thanks to our wonderful donors, MMW has been able to continue providing healthcare to the people of Chanauti. With your help, we've sent some fanstastic volunteers this year! You can read all about Ari & Lisa, Ece, Bonnie, and Jenny, and their experiences in Nepal.

With your help, we've also been able to stand behind the village during the aftermath of the earthquakes. Dave has been our trail-blazer, heading to Chanauti as soon as the roads were clear, and providing healthcare for the people of Chanauti as they began to rebuild their village. Our newest volunteer, Michael, flew out last week, ready to continue treating MMW's patients. Stay tuned to read about Michael's experiences!

We are incredibly thankful for your support, before, during, and in the aftermath of a tumultous year. As always, we couldn't do it without you!

Saugat (photo courtesy of Dave Frech)
Saugat (photo courtesy of Dave Frech)
Picture courtesy of Jenny Vogels
Picture courtesy of Jenny Vogels

Thanks to your continual support, MMW has been able to send our first post-earthquake volunteer to Chanauti! Dave is overseas, living and treating patients in a temporary structure while funds are raised to build the new clinic. In a week and a half he has already treated just under 100 patients- and the numbers are picking up daily!

You can follow Dave's blog, and see pictures of the clinic here.

Thank you for enabling us to begin plans for a new clinic structure, to send our first post-earthquake volunteer, and to make sure he has enough supplies to treat patients in the village of Chanauti.


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Mindful Medicine Worldwide

Location: Chicago, IL - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Barbara Vallarta
Chicago, IL United States

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