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Healthy Yak Returned to Nepal!
Dates: Oct 10-26, 2014
Work was conducted in the villages of Khumjung, Phortse and Pheriche. Various types of medicine was distributed and used, including needles and syringes, several types of antibiotics, wound care therapy products and strategic deworming medication. While all animales of the Khumbu Valley benefit, work primarily occurred on the yaks, horses and dogs.
Bhesh Bahadur Ghimire, a Nepali trained and certified veterinary and agriculture technician who assisted the 2011 project joined the team afain, along with Fura Chetten Sherpa.
US Team Members Included:
Lance S. Fox, D.V.M., and
Katherine M. Fox, D.V.M., both veterinarians from WI, and their teenagers, Jordan Fox and Bailee Fox
Marga Verdeal, D.V.M. a veterinarian from Fort Collins, CO
Amie Johnson - Class of 2015 Iowa State University School of Veterinary Medicine
As a result of the devastating spring 2015 earthquakes, the foundation wired money directly to the Sherpa people to help rebuild their homes, as well as animal paddocks. Fundraising will continue as future shipments of medications and hopefully a return trip are planned.