According to official numbers, the Covid situation in Nepal is dire: infection rates 70% higher than those of India, death rates 79% higher, and a vaccine rate 37% lower than their southern neighbor. (See data in this article from The New Humanitarian.) And, those are official numbers; with daily test rates returning consistently at 40%, it seems the real numbers may be far, far worse.
Put simply, Nepal needs our help.
Please join me in helping raise $5,000 for immediate, life-saving medical care for those in dire need in Nepal. I will match all donations up to $2,500.00 over the next month, for a total donation of $5,000.00 to Nepal Rising. A volunteer collective of dedicated NGOs and organizations in Nepal working on the ground to procure and distribute vital medical items in the hardest hit areas, Nepal Rising has done and is doing a fantastic job getting to people and places largely left behind. Nepal Rising is a registered DBA for Daayitwa US, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and donations are tax-deductible.