Nepal suffers after devastating earthquake



Image: Kumbeshwar Technical School

Nepali members of WFTO affected, Families of producers need help 

Nepal suffered after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck near the capital city of Kathmandu on 25 April. As of this writing, more than 5,500 people were killed, 8,000 injured, and billions of properties destroyed to rubbles.

WFTO members and their producers were badly affected. Many of them were preparing for orders for Christmas holiday and Autumn/Winter season.

Fair Trade Group Nepal (FTGN), our FT network in the Himalayan country, is coordinating the donations and assistance to the quake victims. They are on the ground helping survivors. Please channel your help through FTGN.

Financial aid for earthquake relief can be made into Fair Trade Group Nepal’s account.

Beneficiary Name: Fair Trade Group Nepal
Bank Name: Nepal Investment Bank Ltd.
A/C No: 004-05010253611
Address: Pulchowk, Lalitpur, Nepal
SWIFT Code: NIBLNPKTXXX

You may contact the FTGN Chair Chandra Kachhipati: Tel  +977 1 5549848 / 5542608, Fax: +977 1 5542608, E-mail ftgnepal@info.com.np.