Basnet: "At least we have our life!"

  • 2012 CNN Hero of the Year Pushpa Basnet, whose home for the children of incarcerated parents was badly damaged in the earthquake.

    Early Childhood Development Center

    2012 CNN Hero of the Year Pushpa Basnet reports her home for the children of incarcerated parents and a new one under construction are both badly damaged. They are sleeping outdoors beneath plastic tenting.

    Koirala: "Everything is broken in the hospice."

    Children carrying rice - their sole food staple - outside Maiti Nepal in Kathmandu.

    Maiti Nepal

    For 2010 CNN Hero of the Year Anuradha Koirala, there is an urgent need for water, tents and mosquito nets. A hospice for terminally ill girls with HIV is damaged. She houses 425 girls and is offering room for 200 more.

 

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