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Nisha Tamang Memorial Fund

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[lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]16th August 2016[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt] [lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Dear friends and supporters,[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]It has now been a week since PHASE staff nurse Nisha died in a tragic helicopter accident while accompanying her patient, Preeti Gurung, to hospital in Kathmandu. With them the pilot, Preeti’s son and three of her relatives also perished.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Nisha was a bright, determined and vital young woman, who had left an easy job as a college instructor to work with PHASE in remote communities. She was much loved by all she worked with, and her immediate colleagues are devastated by her death.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Joining her parents and two young brothers in their grief, the PHASE family has been thinking and talking about how best to commemorate Nisha and come to terms with our loss.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]One of the stories her mother shared with us during this week of mourning was that Nisha had decided to go to nursing college without consulting her parents, but once she had enrolled, they did everything to support her, including selling property.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Recently, Nisha had been promising her brother, who is due to finish class 10 this year, that she would bring him to Kathmandu and fund his further education from her income with PHASE.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Given her own determination to improve the lives of people in remote areas and her promise to her brother to support his studies, it seems fitting to keep her memory alive by supporting young Nepalis in similar goals:[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]The PHASE team (in consultation with her parents) has decided to open a separate account, dedicated to Nisha’s memory, for scholarships for higher education. – The exact details will be decided after careful thought and discussion, but the principle will be that this fund shall support young people from Nisha’s home community (including her own brothers) and from Sirdibas, where she had worked, as well as potentially some of her colleagues from PHASE, to study (for example) up to bachelors level.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Everyone in PHASE Nepal (board and staff) will be contributing to this fund in some way, but we are also asking our supporters to join us in this effort:  With your help we can create a memorial which is worthy of Nisha and will keep her name and memory alive for many years to come.[lt]/div[gt] [lt]div id="_mcePaste" style="position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;"[gt]Thank you very much for your friendship and support in this difficult time.[lt]/div[gt] [p] 16th August 2016 [/p][p][/p][p]Dear friends and supporters[/p][p][/p][p]It has now been a week since PHASE staff nurse Nisha died in a tragic helicopter accident while accompanying her patient, Preeti Gurung, to hospital in Kathmandu. With them the pilot, Preeti’s son and three of her relatives also perished.[/p][p][lt]br /[gt]Nisha was a bright, determined and vital young woman, who had left an easy job as a college instructor to work with PHASE in remote communities. She was much loved by all she worked with, and her immediate colleagues are devastated by her death.[/p][p][/p][p]Joining her parents and two young brothers in their grief, the PHASE family has been thinking and talking about how best to commemorate Nisha and come to terms with our loss.[/p][p][/p][p]One of the stories her mother shared with us during this week of mourning was that Nisha had decided to go to nursing college without consulting her parents, but once she had enrolled, they did everything to support her, including selling property.  Recently, Nisha had been promising her brother, who is due to finish class 10 this year, that she would bring him to Kathmandu and fund his further education from her income with PHASE.[/p][p][lt]br /[gt]Given her own determination to improve the lives of people in remote areas and her promise to her brother to support his studies, it seems fitting to keep her memory alive by supporting young Nepalis in similar goals:The PHASE team (in consultation with her parents) has decided to open a separate account, dedicated to Nisha’s memory, for scholarships for higher education. – The exact details will be decided after careful thought and discussion, but the principle will be that this fund shall support young people from Nisha’s home community (including her own brothers) and from Sirdibas, where she had worked, as well as potentially some of her colleagues from PHASE, to study (for example) up to bachelors level.[/p][p][/p][p]Everyone in PHASE Nepal (board and staff) will be contributing to this fund in some way, but we are also asking our supporters to join us in this effort.  With your help we can create a memorial which is worthy of Nisha and will keep her name and memory alive for many years to come.[/p][p][lt]br /[gt]Thank you very much for your friendship and support in this difficult time.[/p][p][/p][p]The PHASE Team[/p]

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Phase Worldwide (Practical Help Achieving Self Empowerment Worldwide)

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Supporters

01-Oct-2016

Margaret

Nisha's dedication was inspirational. I hope her family will find comfort in how much she was valued by Phase and that other young people will benefit from this fund

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

10-Sep-2016

Richard Garlick

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

01-Sep-2016

Phil Powell (CAN)

This underlines the tremendous dedication and bravery of rural nurses like Nisha. Thinking of Nisha's family and all the PHASE community. Best wishes.

£25.00

31-Aug-2016

Mandy Jenkinson

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

29-Aug-2016

Anonymous

£500.00 plus £125.00 Gift Aid

26-Aug-2016

Anonymous

£20.00

25-Aug-2016

Sally Nevitt

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

25-Aug-2016

Martin

In the service of others

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

25-Aug-2016

Anonymous

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

25-Aug-2016

Lee Cox

Such a sad loss for the family and community. She sounded like a wonderful and brave woman, just at the start of a selfless career. PHASE must be so proud of her and sad to lose her.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid