Gorkha District Hospital and Amppipal Community Hospital

Namaste! When I write this, it is about one hour since my partner, Thas, and I packed up our toolbox one final time. Since then I have walked the two minutes long way from Amppipal community hospital to the hospital guest house, filled in the last equipment we looked at into our “Work Summary”, stressed … More Gorkha District Hospital and Amppipal Community Hospital

New sponsor: NITO

We are happy and proud to announce that NITO (The Norwegian Society of Engineers and Technologists) is supporting our project, and by that making it possible for us to repair medical equipment in Nepal. NITO is the largest organisation for engineers and technologists with Bachelor, Master or higher qualifications in Norway. NITO have over 20 local … More New sponsor: NITO

Weekend in Pokhara

After two and a half weeks working on different hospitals, it was time for some time off. The participants, Maria, Ingvild, Marie and Nora, staying near Pokhara met in this city for a short vacation.  Here we could live like real tourists. Friday afternoon all the participants met in a German bakery who had real … More Weekend in Pokhara

Week 4 – Language and Cultural orientation in Nepal

So, before you get to know anything from the exiting journey we’re now just started, you got to learn one word; rangichangi. It means colorful in Nepali, and it’s a good description of the country. Lady’s walking in their pretty saris, bikers in their rain ponchos in many different colors, the houses are painted in … More Week 4 – Language and Cultural orientation in Nepal

Week 1

Hi, Now our journey has finally begun, and we have just finished our first week of training at DTU. This week we have had a lot of practical and theoretical training, and we have gained a lot of skills that we will benefit from in Nepal. We have learned how to repair broken wires, how … More Week 1

Nora Statle Løndal

Let us get to know the last member of the project, Nora Statle Løndal. Name: Nora Statle Løndal Age: 22 Hometown: Lillehammer, Oppland Study program: Nanotechnology Hobbies: Hiking, needlework and photography. Motivation and some expectations: Quite often, I find it frustrating being a student. Yes, exams are tough and yes, there is always a chapter or an article that should … More Nora Statle Løndal

Maria Claire Westad

Let us get to know the next member of the project, Maria Claire Westad. Name: Maria Claire Westad Age: 21 Hometown: Stavanger, Rogaland Study program: Electrical Engineering (Energi og Miljø) Hobbies: Hanging out with friends and traveling Motivation and some expectations: To have functional medical equipment is something the developed world take for granted. Unfortunately, this is not the case … More Maria Claire Westad

Soldering course

Last Sunday we were lucky enough to have two students, from the local chapter of EWH at Denmark Technical University(DTU), holding a soldering course for us here in Trondheim. Both students were EWH project alumni and one of them, Nicolai, had been to Nepal only two years ago. The day started at 10 am with a … More Soldering course

Marie Langnes Bakke

Let us get to know the next member of the project, Marie Langnes Bakke.   Name: Marie Langnes Bakke Age: 21 Hometown: Porsgrunn, Telemark Study program: Mechanical Engineering (Produktutvikling og produksjon) Hobbies: Hiking, skiing, knitting Motivation and some expectations: My big motivation to participate in the program is to use my background to do something helpful and meaningful. As a … More Marie Langnes Bakke

Synnøve Hovden

Let’s get to know the next member of the project, Synnøve Hovden. Name: Synnøve Hovden Age: 21 Hometown: Bykle, Aust-Agder Study program: Electrical Engineering (Energi og Miljø) Hobbies: Hiking, skiing Motivation and some expectations: I think that growing up in Norway with infinite opportunities comes with a responsibility to help those who do not have … More Synnøve Hovden

Ingvild Brekke Espedal

Let us get to know one of the members of the project, Ingvild Brekke Espedal. Name: Ingvild Age: 22 Hometown: Sandvika, Akershus Study program: Mechanical Engineering Hobbies: Hiking, skiing, volleyball. Motivation and some expectations: As a Norwegian citizen, I’ve been privileged to have access to advanced medical equipment and be covered by some the best … More Ingvild Brekke Espedal