Our Projects

We are a grass roots international charity based in New Zealand. Our focus lies in remote Himalayan villages prioritising health and education projects.

Latest Project

Navajeewan Secondary School Library

Project start date : 2024-03-25
Project goal : $ 7,500.00 NZD

Shree Navajeewan Secondary School is a progressive school with technical agricultural education classes.  These classes teach aspects of Nepali horticulture and small business learnings. The aim is to provide quality education, self-reliant and sustainable practices. THIS PROJECT IS SUPPORTED BY HEARTSPACE EXPEDITIONS AND GUESTS JOINING THE GANESH HIMAL 2024 CHARITY TREK

Completed
Current

Progress: $100.00 / $15,000.00

Satdobate School Bathroom upgrade

The current bathroom facilities at this wonderful school are insufficient for the school role of 350 students. Help us renovate and upgrade the earthquake damaged toilet blocks and get them back bigger and better!!

Completed
Current

Progress: $7,010.00 / $50,000.00

Bhaktapur City Orphanage Sponsorship

The Kathmandu Valley based ‘Human Welfare Society’ (Manav Kalyan Samaj) was founded in the months following the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes. Their mission is to provide a safe environment for mentally and physically disabled homeless people and children in Kathmandu city, so that they may live with respect and integrity. 

Completed
Current

Progress: $3,490.00 / $50,000.00

Kathmandu Valley Homeless Shelter Sponsorship

The Covid Pandemic has shifted our focus from being purely project based to now also providing much needed humanitarian aid.

This global pandemic has affected everyone around the world in one way or another.

Completed
Current

Progress: $10,000.00 / $10,000.00

Tribhuvan Secondary School Library

Tribhuvan Secondary School is located in Kispang rural municipality, Ward no 5 in Nuwakot district, Nepal.

It is in a rural part of the district approximately 24km north west of Bidur the district headquarters

The school’s main objective is to provide quality education free of cost

Completed
Current

Progress: $7,000.00 / $7,000.00

Simrang Chaur Basic School Library

Shree Simrang Chaur Basic School is a wonderful little school located in Kispang Rural Municipality, Nuwakot Nepal 

It is situated beneath the majestic Ganesh Himal mountain ranges in a rural part of the district

The school motto is ‘Providing Education to the Poorest of the Poor’ 

Completed
Current

Progress: $5,475.00 / $35,000.00

Satdobate Examination School Status

How can Active Hearts benefit the most children in the most efficient, fairest way?

How can we provide access to education to the most children across the widest area?

How do we respect the cultural, logistical and social economic considerations that must be addressed as we work in rural Nepal?

We start by listening. And this is what we heard….

  • The children of Nepal need to pass their SEE* exams to continue their education.

This is exactly where Active Hearts Foundation can help!

Completed
Current

Progress: $4,100.00 / $10,000.00

Family Food Relief Sponsorship

The Covid Pandemic crippled Nepal’s health system, work was very difficult to find and many families struggled as the country went in and out of lockdowns. Nepal’s first pandemic wave mainly hit Nepal’s big cities. The second wave quickly spread to the villages where there is limited access to healthcare.

Completed
Current

Progress: $3,500.00 / $3,500.00

Gogane Primary School Library

The story of the Active Hearts Foundation Gogane library is a wonderful example of how small gestures of kindness can create an amazing result!

No distance is to great!

Completed
Current

Progress: $13,000.00 / $13,000.00

Bhawani School Bathroom Block

In the Himalayan foothills of Nuwakot district is beautiful Kakani village. Located 1.5hrs drive north of Kathmandu city this community is blessed with incredible vistas of Ganesh Himal and the Manaslu mountain range. This region is home to the Bhawani Higher Secondary school.

Completed
Current

Progress: $10,000.00 / $10,000.00

Salme Secondary School Library

Located in an impossibly beautiful Himalayan setting at 1700m

 We are proud to open the Shree Salme Secondary School Library in Salme village, Nuwakot district, Nepal in November 2019

Completed
Current

Progress: $4,800.00 / $4,800.00

Bhawani School Windows and Doors

‘After a tour of the school and spending time with the children in the classrooms it became obvious how the Active Hearts Foundation should assist… we should fund the missing classroom doors and windows!’

Completed
Current

Progress: $2,500.00 / $2,500.00

Bhawani School Classroom Furniture

In the Himalayan foothills of Nuwakot district is beautiful Kakani village

Located 1.5hrs drive north of Kathmandu city this community is blessed with incredible vistas of the Ganesh Himal and the Manaslu mountain ranges

This region is home to the Bhawani Higher Secondary school

Completed
Current

Progress: $9,000.00 / $9,000.00

Sarsyu Secondary School Library

This library project is complete and awesome!  Located in beautiful Sarsyu village in the Himalayan foothills. The library has proofed its worth many times over since it was completed in November 2018.

Completed
Current

Progress: $4,000.00 / $4,000.00

Sidhing Primary School Library

In October 2016 Dan (Active Hearts Founder) hiked to the Mardi Himal base camp at 4500m beneath the magical  Annapurna mountains. On his descent he spent the night in the foothills in a beautiful village called Sidhing.

Completed
Current

Progress: $3,500.00 / $3,500.00

Fikuri Village Medical Clinic

In the beginning our efforts in Nepal had focused on education, infrastructure and earthquake recovery. The idea to refit the Fikuri Medical Clinic in Satdobate villlage with updated pre and post natal equipment was brought to the table by Carol Hedgeman, a nurse/mid wife from New Zealand.

Completed
Current

Progress: $10,000.00 / $10,000.00

Aiselu Bhume School Library

The school is located in Khule village which is nestled in the picturesque Nuwakot district in the foothills of the Ganesh Himal mountains. It was hit extremely hard by the earthquakes and 16 of the 20 classrooms in the local school were flattened. 

Completed
Current

Progress: $10,000.00 / $10,000.00

Satdobate Secondary School Library

Sadtobate Secondary School Library. Our very first Active Hearts Foundation project was very nearly destroyed 6 days before it was due to open by the devastating 2015 Nepal Earthquakes

Completed
Current

Progress: $20,000.00 / $20,000.00

Gogane Village Pipeline Project

The 2015 Earthquakes had terrible ripple effects throughout communities all over Nepal.  After the initial weeks of survival the very scary prospect of rice harvest failure due to unstable and dangerous irrigation ditches needed to be addressed….

Completed
Current

Progress: $2,000.00 / $2,000.00

Earthquake Relief Monsoon Shelters

In the weeks following the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes so many of the homes were destroyed or to unstable to live in. Preparations had to be made for the upcoming monsoon season…

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