Social Awareness Programs

Everest Expedition for a Social Cause (Against Human Trafficking)

In association with UN Women Nepal and Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), we organized and sponsored an Everest Expedition starting from 20th April 2017 to 29th May 2017. This expedition was organized to convey message to the world against Gender Inequality and Human Trafficking. Ms. Kanchhi Maya Tamang successfully summited Mount Everest on 20th May 2017 and raised her voice against Human Trafficking.

 

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Rehabilitating Rescued Girls after trafficking

Trekking Experts has contributed to rehabilitate 7 girls rescued from Mumbai on June 2017. They were trafficked to Mumbai four years ago and rescued to Nepal by Maiti Nepal and staff of Trekking Experts. Now they have been gaining training and skills to rehabilitate in this society.

 


Visually Impaired Everest Expedition 2017

We had organized an expedition to summit of Mount Everest with a visually impaired person Mr. Amit KC to mark Lions Club 100 year’s anniversary. Mr. KC attempted to climb Mt Everest to convey the message that despite the physical disadvantage, visually impaired people can do everything. Due to tricky weather Mr. KC reached only 7950 meter, but this is also first record that a visually impaired person from Nepal reached camp IV of Mount Everest for the first time ever.

 

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Sustainable Tourism Promotion Campaign

Trekking Experts has its own identity in Nepalese industry as ethical travel guide and key promoter and initiator of sustainable in tourism promotion. We always conduct all tour business activities consideration eco-friendly and sustainable by respecting environment, local culture and people. We picked the most essential causes of the community that most affect people’s daily lives such as health, education, employment and empowerment, environment protection, community development and cultural conservation. We especially reach out to people by involving in their daily lives; responding their common problems, helping them for their daily problems which has long term impact and sustainable development.

 

In association with many local stakeholders and nonprofit organizations such as umbrella organization for village tourism promotion; Village Tourism Development Forum (VITOF), umbrella organization all trekking agencies Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN), Rasuwa Nuwakot Paryan Samaj (RNPS), Green Youth Tourism Development Society (GYTDS), Haku Yuwa Society, Save The Child Foundation and Alpine Club of Valencia, we, Trekking Experts have conducted many campaign to promote tourism, remote area for rural development and sustainable develop that can benefit all the parties in long run. Some selected events/campaigns are:

 

i) 1st TAAN Langtang Marathon 2016

ii) 2nd TAAN Langtang Marathon 2017

iii) 3nd TAAN Langtang Marathon 2018

iv) Dhunche-Langtang Cleaning Program 2016

v) Forestation Program 2017

vi) Tamang Heritage Trail redefinition Program

 

Employment & Empowerment Programs

Employment and Empowerment project is the major activities of Trekking Experts’ Corporate Social Responsibility. For continuous income of uneducated people of remote villages, Trekking Experts has provided vocation training for 40 women and 31 men. They have been trained for bamboo products, wood carving training, sewing and knitting etc. And Trekking Experts is supporting them by delivering raw materials on loan and helping them to sell their products. And the beneficiaries were earthquake victims and from poor family background. Trekking Experts has initiated and successfully executed following programs for employment and empowerment.  With the financial help of Caritas Germany, Trekking Experts conducted training session to three temporary camps of earthquake victims in Kathmandu, Nuwakot and Rasuwa. This training session provided training to 71 housewives and 30 men for knitting, weaving and wood carving along with bamboo products.

 

Trekking Experts has launched Women’s Way Project to empower women of rural part of Nepal and providing jobs to them throughout of trekking and mountaineering. Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women Nepal Ms. Kanchhi Maya Tamang will be leading this project. Trekking Experts will contribute 50% profit gained from this charity trips to Women Welfare Fund. Trekking Experts has designed this trip to provide jobs and encourage female in tourism business. In this trip, the whole team will be consisting of female members such as leader, guide, cook, helpers and porters who all will be female.

 

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