Distressed Areas Development Centre
Mr. K.B. Gurung in a patch
of 6 month old bamboo
Mr. K. B. Gurung since 1994 outside of Tanahaun
On his own land of approximately 25 acres Mr. Gurung has
planted dozens of varieties of Bamboo as well as many other
experimental crops. He also manages a small crafts training
center with a focus on training women. He is responsible for
planting bamboo in many locations throughout Nepal.
Mr. Gurung began his career
in politics as one of the first democratically elected ministers
about 20 years ago. His short political career convinced him of
the great opportunities that Bamboo offered to his homeland.
Since then he has won a large share of government sponsored erosion
Mr. Gurung beside a demonstration
of how bamboo copes with flooding rivers
He is currently setting up a "Home
for Helpless Women" where he plans to not only supply food and
shelter for 50 women but to train them in bamboo crafts so that they
may move back into Nepali society with respect and acceptance.
We can email you more details if you ask or answer whatever other
questions the best we can.
Email us: email@example.com
You may also contact him directly
at: Vyas Municipality_7, Tanahu, Damauli, Nepal
Tel: 977 655 60141
Fax: 977 655 60040
It is interesting to note that we met Mr.
Gurung after we had already, separately, discovered Bamboo and realized
what it offered to Nepal as a whole and especially to Nepal's
distressed lands and peoples. It has been very encouraging to
meet with Mr. Gurung and discover that we are nowhere near alone in
discovering the Bamboo's Secret.
Secret feels a deep and warm appreciation for K. B. Gurung and the
support and encouragement that he has extended to us. If you
wish to donate to The D.A.D.C. project you may do so via this website
by clicking below or feel free to contact him directly.
Please visit us again regularly to see
how this project is doing.
are a small project, at the moment, but have huge dreams. With
your continued support and encouragement we will cause great things to
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