On April 25, Nepal was struck by a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake that shook the nation's capital, Kathmandu, and surrounding areas. The death toll has surpassed 2,200, and more than 5,800 are reported injured, with rescue efforts only just beginning. On Sunday, April 26, the country was still being rocked by powerful aftershocks.
As you have no doubt seen and heard on the news, Nepal is in crisis. The damage is severe and widespread. Ancient temples and new buildings alike toppled to the ground and were turned to rubble. Countless thousands of people are without food, water, electricity or shelter. Many are squatting in the streets, either because their homes were destroyed or for fear of further aftershocks.
Nepal needs our help. Relief agencies are already mobilizing to provide food, shelter, and medicine to those affected by the earthquake, but it doesn’t end there. It will take months, even years to rebuild the country. G Adventures is currently working with our Nepalese team and partners to identify the right local organization to work with, to ensure the money raised has the greatest possible positive impact in helping the people most in need, and in putting a shattered country back together.
Visit Planeterra’s Nepal Earthquake Relief and Recovery page today to help us raise $75,000 for Nepal. With your donation, we will stand by Nepal and support its people as they begin the painstaking task of rebuilding. No amount is too small. It takes thousands of small gestures to rebuild shattered lives.
Even if you can't help, someone you know can. Spread the word and tell your friends, your family, your co-workers, and your social networks. The more we raise, the more we can help. As always, G Adventures covers all of Planeterra's administration costs so 100% of your donation will go directly towards helping the people of Nepal.
Together, we have the power to change the world. Please join us.