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Monthly Archive for September, 2012

Thank You for the Remarkable Campaign

Dear Blog Readers, Last week, you redefined ‘possible.’ You helped us, a small but tenacious and growing team, win 8th place of over 7000 organizations in the national Chase Community Giving contest by inspiring 20,254 votes in favor of health care for Nepal’s rural poor. That is no small feat, considering organizations with annual budgets [...]

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Posted by Jeffrey Kaplan As I sit in the airport on my way home, I can only reflect on how randomly fortunate those of us who just happened to hit the “lucky dog club” (being born in a 1st world country) are. Our personal commitment to sharing our fortune of high quality, readily available healthcare [...]

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Nyaya Health Needs your Vote before 9/18

Dear Blog Reader, We write today to make a special appeal for a tiny 30-second favor before 9/18 that will deliver big results. Nyaya Health is remarkably close to winning a top prize of $100,000 in Facebook’s Chase Community Giving contest, and your 30-second vote is desperately needed to secure our top spot and allow us to [...]

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Posted by Roshan Bista  [The following patient story was adapted from our medical@ listserv, which provides a forum for collaboration between medical professionals at Bayalpata Hospital and around the world.] An 8 year-old boy presented with periumbilical pain for 4 days, which was non-radiating, with multiple episodes of vomiting and the inability to pass stool and flatus [...]

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Posted by Ryan Schwarz The vision that ultimately led to Nyaya’s founding began in 2006, when 3 students at Yale decided to work with the government to establish better healthcare in Achham, Nepal. Our team has largely been comprised of younger volunteers including students and young professionals. Initially we had little formal mentorship, were certainly [...]

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Make $250,000 of Progress Possible

Dear Blog Readers,   Between now and September 19th, we have an extraordinary opportunity ahead of us. Nyaya Health has been nominated to win the $250,000 grand prize in the Chase Community Giving contest hosted on Facebook. If we together can bring the most votes, we will be able to expand our work to 5 clinics in 2013. [...]

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