The end is only the beginning

L'Unique Foundation | Water for Nepal | The End is only the Beginning

After three weeks of work and sanitary training the planned school toilets which we built together with our “students” for the Nawa Asha Griha (NAG) are now ready. But the end of this project is only the beginning!While our support team has left Kathmandu with a tearful eye, three schools from mountain villages have picked […]

Assuring Sustainability

L'Unique Foundation | Water for Nepal | Assuring sustainability

While the project at Nawa Asha Griha (NAG) Kathmandu is moving forward, teaching plumbing skills to our “students” and quality control of  our previous work gain more weight. In addition to the training works our care team in Nepal has also startet giving classes about water hygiene to the NAG students in order to raise awareness […]

Finally the Foundation is back in Nepal

L'Unique Foundation | Water for Nepal | The Foundation is finally back in Kathmandu

After almost three years of forced pausing due to the pandemic L’Unique Foundation has finally managed to return to Nepal despite the remaining Covid-19 issues and resume work on the “Water for Nepal” projects.While one goal is to continue building sanitary installations for the Nawa Asha Griha (NAG) – a Home for street children – […]

WE DIDN’T SAVE THE WORLD…

The l'Unique Foundation's first project has successfully come to an end!

16 Days. 26 Toilets. 20 Showers. 7 washing throughs, 1 ceramic washbasin (clinic), 8 sluices, 11 bathing water courser, 6 song covers, 1 composed song, 1 rock’n’roll concert and everything documented on film! We have achieved quite something in this short time and it’s just the start! The l’Unique foundation crew has successfully completed its […]

WHEN ROCK N ROLL WITH A CAUSE ISN’T JUST A SLOGAN

The NAG kids band with L'Unique Foundation crew member Bettina Schelker rocking for NAG - home for street children

Shortly before leaving Kathmandu it was time for some rock’n’roll. Bettina and the kids have been rehearsing hard for the 45o kids that showed up at the gig this afternoon. The show was a blast for everyone – and a nice change from sanitary installations for our crew! Even the dogs didn’t want to miss […]

WE‘RE LOOKING AT THE LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL

The contagious laughter of the street kids and the fact that we're close to successfully finishing our first project puts a big smile on our faces.

Not only the contagious laughter of the street kids but also the fact that we’re close to successfully finishing our first L’Unique Foundation project puts a big smile on our faces. All toilets and showers for the boys and girls (and even the guest bathroom) have been installed, the piping mounted and the old toilets […]

IMPRESSIONS AND INSIGHTS AROUND OUR KATHMANDU PROJECT

Daily life in and around NAG for the L'Unique Foundation team.

Hooray!! The sanitary installations for the boys dormitories are finished and while the cement is drying, work for the washing rooms in the girls dormitories have started. While the project remains the main focus for the L’Unique Foundation team, life in and around NAG home for street children becomes a part of our Nepal experience. […]

WORK IN PROGRESS

Work in progress and challenges for the L'Unique Foundation team.

The l’Unique Foundation team progresses with its work, but also faces challenges as power outages happen daily – from just minutes to sometimes many hours. Also shutting down the water when necessary affects 200 kids we already fell in love with. Also – to quote one of the kids: “You won’t see the smell on […]

ROCKING KATHMANDU AT NAG

L'Unique Foundation team member and musician Bettina Schelker starting the L'Unique Concert Project at NAG

While the l’Unique Foundation “Rock’n’Roll plumbers” are getting closer to finishing the sanitary installations in the boys dormitory, team member and musician Bettina Schelker has also arrived in Kathmandu and already got ready to start the L’Unique / NAG concert project set to take place on one of the last days before our team has to return to […]

WORK HAS BEGUN IN KATHMANDU

The l'Unique Foundation team has started its work at Nawa Asha Griha – a home for street children in Kathmandu, Nepal.

The l’Unique Foundation team has finally arrived in Kathmandu and started its work at the Nawa Asha Griha (NAG) – a home for street children. In the coming weeks the team around Andy Ibach will install new sanitary installations like showers, sinks and more than 25 toilets in the dormitories of the more than 200 street […]