Josefine on the bus with the children Monita, Sanesh and Dhan.
She came home to Sweden for a week and a half ago, and the time here at home have been exclusively focused on getting started fundraising for the orphanage Innovative Social Centre in Kathmandu.
There, Josefine Nilsson worked as a volunteer in recent times.
- I had been on a long hike and sat in a restaurant in Kathmandu when I saw a bulletin board where children's home searched volunteers.
That was how it started and I was received with so much love when I got there the first time, says Josefine Nilsson.
Nepal is still awaiting reconstruction one year after the earthquake
One year after the devastating earthquake that claimed some 9,000 lives and toppled more than one million homes, Nepal is still struggling to rebuild and against oblivion. That tragic Saturday, 25 of April , was within a few minutes to noon and the earth shook with a force not seen since 1988, when another earthquake left 709 dead, and, above all, from the great earthquake of 1934, which they killed more than 10,000 people. With a magnitude of 7.8 degrees, the gigantic jolt was centered near Gorkha, in the center of the country.
Yoga helps kids recover from earthquake trauma in Nepal
Months after a major earthquake claimed over 8000 lives and injured more than 19,000 across various districts of Nepal, several big and small outfits reached out to help. Ruchika Wason, a yoga siromani (teacher of yoga) residing in Gurgaon in north India decided to help in her own way. She made her way to Kathmandu and taught yoga practice to children of a monastary, an orphanage and working women.