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My partners and I spent a day conducting community evaluations of the earthquake relief work so many of you helped to provide. I skipped out on the men’s and women’s groups so as not to bias results, but sat in with the kids. #Feedback #TheyGotSkills #CrazyKids #ParticipatoryEvaluation #ParticipatoryDevelopment #CommunityBased #CommunityDriven #Karmidanda #RebuildKarmidanda #Nepal #NepalEarthquake #InternationalDevelopment  (at Laharepauwa,Rasuwa)

My partners and I spent a day conducting community evaluations of the earthquake relief work so many of you helped to provide. I skipped out on the men’s and women’s groups so as not to bias results, but sat in with the kids. #Feedback #TheyGotSkills #CrazyKids #ParticipatoryEvaluation #ParticipatoryDevelopment #CommunityBased #CommunityDriven #Karmidanda #RebuildKarmidanda #Nepal #NepalEarthquake #InternationalDevelopment (at Laharepauwa,Rasuwa)

#FlashbackFriday #FBF This fancy graphic was my first fundraising campaign to get to Nepal back in 2010, just an email attachment to my friends and fam.  A week from today I’ll be on a plane back there for the 7th time! Just a short follow up trip, and the agenda isn’t too different from 5 years ago. #FullCircle #Nepal #ILoveNepal #Karmidanda #NepalEarthquake #InternationalDevelopment #DisasterRecovery #CommunityDriven #Grassroots #LearnToListen #ListenToLearn

#FlashbackFriday #FBF This fancy graphic was my first fundraising campaign to get to Nepal back in 2010, just an email attachment to my friends and fam. A week from today I’ll be on a plane back there for the 7th time! Just a short follow up trip, and the agenda isn’t too different from 5 years ago. #FullCircle #Nepal #ILoveNepal #Karmidanda #NepalEarthquake #InternationalDevelopment #DisasterRecovery #CommunityDriven #Grassroots #LearnToListen #ListenToLearn

This is @zendenyogini harvesting Artemesia from #Karmidanda back in 2012. Here in the west, we know it for its bitter aspects and volatile oils that make it a really useful plant to support digestion and relieve gas. In Nepal it’s called tite pati and has many uses. Most memorable is the recommendation from their herbal folklore to “sit over the heated plant” in cases of diarrhea! Still haven’t recommended that one … #PlantMedicine #Herbalism #HerbNerd #HerbalMedicine #Naturopathic #NatureMedicine #NaturopathicMedicine #TraditionalMedicine #Artemesia

This is @zendenyogini harvesting Artemesia from #Karmidanda back in 2012. Here in the west, we know it for its bitter aspects and volatile oils that make it a really useful plant to support digestion and relieve gas. In Nepal it’s called tite pati and has many uses. Most memorable is the recommendation from their herbal folklore to “sit over the heated plant” in cases of diarrhea! Still haven’t recommended that one … #PlantMedicine #Herbalism #HerbNerd #HerbalMedicine #Naturopathic #NatureMedicine #NaturopathicMedicine #TraditionalMedicine #Artemesia

I just read a new survey of local people’s opinions on the #DisasterRelief effort in the most affected districts. Enlightening and distressing. Every response overwhelmingly negative.  One of the questions was “Do you feel you’ve been heard?” 75% responded no. This is the linchpin, and we can do better.  I think they’d get a different answer had they surveyed #Karmidanda! Pictured here is the local team trained to manage their own aid. #ParticipatoryDevelopment #ParticipatoryRuralAppraisal #LearnToListen #ListenToLearn #NepalEarthquake #NepalPhotoProject #NEPAN #InternationalDevelopment

I just read a new survey of local people’s opinions on the #DisasterRelief effort in the most affected districts. Enlightening and distressing. Every response overwhelmingly negative. One of the questions was “Do you feel you’ve been heard?” 75% responded no. This is the linchpin, and we can do better. I think they’d get a different answer had they surveyed #Karmidanda! Pictured here is the local team trained to manage their own aid. #ParticipatoryDevelopment #ParticipatoryRuralAppraisal #LearnToListen #ListenToLearn #NepalEarthquake #NepalPhotoProject #NEPAN #InternationalDevelopment

This is ban mara, in Nepali, and I would love to know the English or scientific name. A common wild plant across Nepal, #Karmidanda people use it on cuts and wounds. After the #NepalEarthquake I used a poultice of this with ground cinnamon to slow bleeding while patients awaited transport. Do you know this plant? #NameThatHerb #PlantMedicine #Herbalism #NaturopathicMedicine #NatureProvides #Ayurveda #LocalsKnowBest #BanMara

This is ban mara, in Nepali, and I would love to know the English or scientific name. A common wild plant across Nepal, #Karmidanda people use it on cuts and wounds. After the #NepalEarthquake I used a poultice of this with ground cinnamon to slow bleeding while patients awaited transport. Do you know this plant? #NameThatHerb #PlantMedicine #Herbalism #NaturopathicMedicine #NatureProvides #Ayurveda #LocalsKnowBest #BanMara