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Rebuilding Schools in Nepal

Nepal-Will-Rise-Again-1.jpgThank you so much to all the generous donors who have supported our efforts to rebuild Nepal after the devastating 7.8 earthquake on April 25 of this year.

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Addressing the Barriers to Extreme Poverty

Days-for-Girls-Guatemala-2015-doTerra-95.jpgEvery girl in the world deserves education, safety, and dignity. That includes access to quality sustainable feminine hygiene products and awareness about health as it relates to the female body.

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The Whistle Man from Luvu, Nepal

Whistle-Man-640x198.jpgWhile watching a televised report on the Nepal Earthquake, CHOICE’s attention was drawn to a story on the Whistle Man from Luvu, Lalitpur. Luvu is a very ancient (about 3300 years old) Newari settlement that was severely damaged by the 7.8 earthquake on April 25th and the numerous aftershocks that followed.

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An outpouring of generosity and concern for the people of Nepal

Volunteers-and-Staff-building-temp-schools-in-Nepal-546x198.jpgThe outpouring of generosity and concern for the people of Nepal after the April 25th 7.8 earthquake has truly been inspirational. Many people have benefited from the donations and the warm wishes, and we are grateful for all of them. This blog is a brief overview of the amazing work that CHOICE staff and volunteers have accomplished since the earthquake that destroyed so much of Nepal. For a more detailed update, join us at our Journeys Gala on September 25 at the Rail Event Center to meet Bishnu Adhikari, Nepal In-Country Director, and hear a personal account of the earthquake and the rebuilding to date.

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Bolivia gets new Greenhouse Classroom

IMG_5695-940x198.jpgKUDOS to team Bolivia for completing another eco-friendly Greehouse Classroom! Each time a greenhouse is built, our team improves the technology and thrills local schools.

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TAGS Thrift

TAGS-637x198.jpgTAG’S Thrift is good for the earth and the people in it!

TAG's Thrift helps create less waste by reselling clothes that would have otherwise been thrown away and donates a portion of their proceeds to CHOICE Humanitarian. TAG’S Thrift just opened their third store in Utah County in Orem and the grand opening was a complete success.

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Tents for Nepal Shelters

Nepal-Tent-676x198.pngCHOICE, in partnership with LeShade Outdoors, has secured a large shipment of very nice 4m X 6m Tents from Hangzhou Fashion in Zhejiang, CHINA! These tents are exactly what Nepal needs right now.

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Race to Give Clean Water to the World

Water-collection-640x198.jpgClean water saves lives. Women and children spend up to 4 hours a day collecting water. The journey, which could include encounters with dangerous animals or men, can be as dangerous as the quality of the water. And this taken away from education and economic development.

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Living Without Water

Life-without-water-940x198.jpgIn the present, water has been problematic around the world, becoming a highly important topic worldwide. Some of these factors, water pollution being the most common, regarding the cities and the over exploitation of it, can reach the point of leaving many communities without any water. Case in point, the communities in Mexico. The total worldwide requirement of water reaches 4 billion liters per year and natural sources of this precious liquid cannot meet the demand.

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Animal production begins at Sikaabe

Guatemala-pig-production-2-940x198.jpgSikaab’e is officially in the pig producing industry. The Technical Training and Animal Production Facility got its first animals this week.

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