New project: Shree Ratna Rajya Secondary School

L'Unique Foundation | Water for Nepal | New project: Shree Ratna Rajya Secondary School

We are still waiting to hear from the State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) that Karna Bahadur and Labin Kumar will receive their visas to visit Switzerland. This matter has been dragging on since March 2024 and, after Bern, is now with the SEM in Basel-Landschaft, the canton in which our foundation is registered. It’s really […]

Jugal-5, Baramchi project is completed

The speed of project completion shows how our crew is becoming more and more routine.With your efforts and the support of Geberit International AG, our crew has built clean toilets, showers and washing facilities for 250 students.Our sanitation crew returned to Kathmandu yesterday, in time for the next interview appointment on May 29 at the […]

Update on the Jagal-5 project and the visa issue

L'Unique Foundation | Water for Nepal | Baramchi project - update of our new project for the Shree Seti Devi Secondary School

We are pleased to see how routinely and quickly our crew is carrying out these projects. From the looks of it and according to our plumbing crew, they will be finished by the end of this week. Many of our newsletter readers have expressed their frustration and disappointment at the Swiss embassy’s rejection of their […]

New project: Jugal 5 – Baramchi

L'Unique Foundation | Water for Nepal | Baramchi project - start of our new project for the Shree Seti Devi Secondary School

The team left on Monday morning for Jugal 5 – Baramchi, in the Sindhupalchok district, where they are building toilet facilities as well as shower and washing facilities for the Shree Seti Devi Secondary School with 250 students.   For some time now, we have been trying to bring our two employees Karna Sunuwar and […]

Daphu Village project – completion and handover of the toilet building

L'Unique Foundation | Water for Nepal | Daphu Project - completion and handover of the toilet building

… and the heroes’ return home. This project took almost a month longer than planned. Cold, snow, illness and electricity problems caused our crew severe problems, but they overcame them all. The families of our crew finally have their beloved husband, father and son back, healthy and happy. Nicole Thakuri-Wick has built a school in […]

Daphu Village project – finally in the home straight

L'Unique Foundation | Water for Nepal | Daphu Project - finally in the home straight

At last, after 47 days of hard work, our crew is finally in the home straight. The pictures speak for themselves and make every craftsman’s heart beat faster! What our crew has achieved here is simply magnificent and I have nothing but great respect for what they have accomplished. There was a moment when stopping […]

Daphu Village project – And now snow is causing us problems too

L'Unique Foundation | Water for Nepal | Daphu Project - And now snow is causing us problems too

The previous difficult situation had initially eased – but this week, unfortunately, came what we are all hoping for at Christmas. On Wednesday morning, the white splendor looked beautiful, but of course not at all ideal for our natural stone masonry work. Fortunately, the temperatures rose again on Thursday so that our team was able […]

Daphu Village project – a nightmare so far

L'Unique Foundation | Water for Nepal | Daphu Project - a nightmare so far!

Our local sanitation team has to deal with a lot of obstacles and whenever I am in contact with them, they talk about a nightmare.   The generator we brought with us had an irreparable defect after the first day. The replacement generator, which was delivered after 1½ days, broke down after just two hours […]

New project in Daphu, Nepal

L'Unique Foundation | Water for Nepal | Daphu Project

In August 2023, we launched an appeal for donations for the Daphu project. Thanks to your generous donations, our crew was able to set off on a very difficult and costly project last Sunday. Daphu Village is located in the Himalayas and is very difficult to reach due to the earthquake on November 22, 2023. […]

Illam project 2 is completed

L'Unique Foundation | Water for Nepal | Illam Projects

Our sanitation team has completed a super job in an almost unbelievable speed. The speed can also be explained by the fact that the big Dashain Festival in Nepal was coming up. The Dashain Festival is the big harvest festival in Nepal; a festival where everyone goes home to visit their families and exchange gifts.Our […]