The power of volunteers for development, from Seoul to Kathmandu

David L. Caprara | November 9, 2015 10:05am On the heels of the U.N.’s adoption in late September of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030, an Asia Pacific volunteering alliance recently convened a forum for hundreds of youth and development partners from northeast Asia at the Korea Council on Foreign Relations in Seoul. In […]

Global Peace Foundation Nepal is Awarded by Prime Minister for Continuous Environmental Work

  Some five hundred Nepalese gathered in Kathmandu as the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers awarded the Global Peace Foundation (GPF)-Nepal on August 6, 2015 for its continuous efforts in rehabilitating Nepal’s main waterway, the Bagmati River, through the Bagmati River Clean-up Mega Campaign. The Chief Secretary of Government of Nepal, […]

Help Build 500 Shelters in Nepal

The “Shelter of Hope” Campaign, initiated by ‪#‎RiseNepal‬, a youth driven volunteer effort supported by the Global Peace Foundation and the Asian Pacific Peace and Development Service Alliance, has a goal to build 1,000 temporary shelters for these families. We’ve built 500, but need your help to build the remaining 500. $125 covers the cost of […]

Virginia Benefit Concern Supports Rise Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts

A special benefit program and silent auction was held for victims of the Nepal earthquake on June 14 in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Many local artists and businesses came together to show solidarity and pray for healing for the people of Nepal. The benefit featured Nepali music, arts and food, as well as local Virginia performers committed […]