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In the News Law school grad stays connected to the people of Nepal from her Spokane home  BY ELI FRANCOVICH from The University of Washington Alum School Magazine JUNE  2017 It was 3:30 in the morning on April 25, 2015 when Denise Attwood’s phone rang. She was sound asleep in her Spokane

  ARTISAN SPOTLIGHT: Khlapsang Karpo Women Recycled Handcrafts   Due to its remote location, Ganesh Himal Trading had to be creative with the raw materials used for products made by this group. All scraps of sari fabric and beads are transported on the backs of the villagers over a two day mountain trek to their community.

Looking Backward, Moving forward 16 months have passed since Ganesh Himal Trading and The Conscious Connections Foundation were plunged headlong into humanitarian aid relief due to the devastating earthquakes that rocked Nepal and our producer partners lives. We have been engaged in a crash course in humanitarian aid this past year which


Namaste from Nepal!  Read the whole newsletter here There is nothing like seeing hope for the future in the midst of hardship and devastation that seems insurmountable. But it's here, alive and well in Nepal and it's unbelievable.  The unbeatable Nepali spirit is a constant inspiration and makes me realize that perception can

A Year Well Spent

Congratulations to all on a remarkable year! Not only has Conscious Connections Foundation raised over $180,000 in response to a wide array of Earthquake Relief Projects, but thanks to your help and support of the Power of 5, we were once again able to continue the education of 98 students for this upcoming year and

A Day in Kathmandu

    Future Plans and New Connections We returned from our two week trek with a massive amount of information, amazing memories, and an entirely new understanding of the Nepali people and their current situation. Now we were faced with this question: with all this new information, how can the Conscious Connections Foundation most effectively help


Journal Entry: Sunday, October 18th, Gatlang Rasuwa “Upon entering Gatlang I was struck by the silence. Though a relatively large village, with close to 600 homes, not a sound was forthcoming as we entered. Dilapidated houses greeted our entrance and lone individuals picked silently through rubble, casting shadowy, forlorn glances towards Pradeep, Grant, Gukarna and

Frontline Fair Trade

Never in anyone's wildest dreams did we imagine that our small foundation, set up for rural health care and the education of Nepali girls, would be involved in one of the largest humanitarian disaster relief projects of this decade. Spurred on by the dire need of Nepali friends and their depiction of a country that

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