Dharma Adventures’ social profit company, Dharma Karma Society has been funding education for children from low-income families and occasionally supporting the Bal Bhojan programs which provide free meals, value education and creative skill training to the street children of Kathmandu. Dharma furnishes monthly donations to Buddhist Child Home, an orphanage in Kathmandu that shelters about 45 children. Dharma also sponsors children from marginalized families who are infected or affected with HIV.
Pawan Tuladhar, President & CEO, Dharma Adventures, is a founding trustee of The Nepal Trust that is deeply rooted in Humla and is involved in various community development work such as health, electricity, water supply and education. Pawan is an active member of the Rotary Club of Kantipur. In 2011, Dharma partnered with One Hearth Worldwide, USA to provide neonatal care in the remote Himalayan region of Dolpo in Nepal.
Dharma Karma Society has been actively involved in providing relief to the 2015 earthquake victims. Since the earthquake, Dharma has provided tents, tarpaulin sheets, corrugated tin sheets, medicines, and water purifiers to the needy. Post earthquake, Pawan and the Dharma team has visited some of the hardest hit areas in the mountains. Food supplies and temporary shelters have been sent to these and more are being mobilized.
Some images from a relief mission to Ichok VDC in Sindhupalchok, one of the hardest hit areas from the April 2015 earthquake.