How can farmers become teachers and villages become classrooms? Quite easily and naturally in Nepal. Because they know the land and environment intimately, local farmers and villagers in eastern Nepal are helping to identify and preserve the country’s immense variety of flora and fauna. Using the local knowledge of the people living there, the non-profit KTK-BELT Project […]

In April of 2010, The Good Times reported that mountain guides and directors of MatterhornNepal-GuideSource Treks & Expeditions Ltd (MNGS), RJ Fleming and Ang Kami Sherpa, were climbing Himalayan peaks to raise awareness of the plight of Nepalese orphans. Their goal was to expose the fact that one out of every 25 people in Nepal […]

It’s been two years since MatterhornNepal-GuideSource Treks & Expeditions (MNGS) officially founded the Education for Orphans of Nepal (EON) charity. Started in 2001 and completely funded by company profits, EON was legally registered in 2010 to allow anyone to contribute to the living and educational expenses of these Nepalese children without families. While MNGS still funds […]

One CNN website editor’s choice is “An eco-friendly family adventure across the world”, the story of Dario Schworer, a 42-year-old climatologist and mountain guide, and his family. Their aim: to promote eco-friendly ways of life. He, his 33-year-old wife Sabine Schworer–Ammaun, and their three children started out seven years ago with the goal of climbing […]