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    Currently the Sherpas do not have a written language and poor economic conditions have led to an exodus of young people to larger cities in order to seek a better life. The foundation’s first and most important task is to reverse this trend and strengthen the home land of the Sherpa people.

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Meet Apa Sherpa

Apa (born Lhakpa Tenzing Sherpa; 20 January 1960) nicknamed “Super Sherpa”, is a Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer who, jointly with Phurba Tashi, holds the world record for reaching the summit of Mount Everest more times than any other person.
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Recap of the Nepal Earthquake

As I sit here unable to sleep, safe in the comforts of my own home, my mind can’t help but go over the past week again and again. I read some of the blogs we had written, entries full of excitement for the trek ahead. The stories had hope of a grand adventure, of visiting schools along the way to basecamp. Stories of excitement and happiness.

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Thame, Nepal – Earthquake Aftermath Part 3

Most of the Thame community are living in tents and under tarps, but are working hard to salvage and rebuild.

In a way it has been very fortunate that Apa was there during these difficult times to help with his home village. We are all grateful for Apa and the tremendous help he has been to the Thame community.

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Who We Are

Apa and his team have worked the last five years to raise money to assist the Thame School. Now, with the help and support of generous donations, the Apa Sherpa Foundation will be able to expand the legacy already begun by Apa himself.

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