We want to enable the people of the Himalayas to choose their own development pathway in an informed and sustainable way, whilst retaining the cultural heritage of their own choosing.
Education is key to breaking the cycle of poverty, having a ripple effect of opportunity that impacts generations. Education enhances lives. It ends generational cycles of poverty and disadvantage and provides a foundation for sustainable development.
Give the children in Nepal a better start in life. We aim to provide children not only with a good education, but also a safe environment where all the needs of a child are provided for.
We work closely with communities to provide education on health issues, and facilitate provision of healthcare services.
We will assist in the development of the supply of basic needs like energy, infrastructure, and waste systems and provide information, education and training to achieve meaningful and lasting change.
Helping communities adapt to the impacts of environmental events like earthquakes and flood, and promote sustainable use of natural resources to develop the economic development of the community level while conserving natural resources.
HDFA works with communities to enhance individual and community well-being and welfare by following a path of economic development that safeguards the welfare of future generations.
Want to get involved? Why not join any one - or many - of these events?
HDFA Yangri Peak Trek October 2017Kathmandu, Nepal Oct 02, 2017
A 12 day introductory level trekking holiday in the Nepal Himalaya, 8 days trekking, 2 days sightseeing/touring | October 2017Learn More
HDFA Board Annual Fundraising DinnerTaste of Nepal, Nepalese Restaurant 300 The Parade Kensington Jun 18, 2017 Learn More
Our flagship undertaking is the Ghunsa Village Project. We aim to work with the Ghunsa Village community to improve education standards for the local children, with healthcare and basic infrastructure improvements to enable this to occur, while being mindful of the need for both conservation and economic development.
Our flagship project is the Ghunsa Village Project, where we aim to work with the village of Ghunsa community to improve the education standards for the local children...Learn More
Rebuilding 10 Villages
Extensive damage by the April 2015 earthquake means that schools, health posts and community water supplies all need to be rebuilt as quickly as possible.Learn More
Seti Devi School Rebuild
Help put the next generation of Nepal's children back on track for a brighter futureLearn More
We aim to work with the villages in the Upper Indrawati region to help improve the living standards for the local children and families, with healthcare, education development and basic infrastructure to enable this to occur, with an eye to helping build sustainable communities through economic development opportunities and conservation.Learn More
We are excited to announce a new pilot program “Laptops for Nepal”, which aims to improve education in remote area schools for both children and adults, as part of HDFA’s community development programs.
HDFA fundraising dinner Adelaide
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