Nepal's leading corporate house, Golchha Organization has tied up with Habitat for Humanity Nepal for a social campaign, "Ashraya", in an effort to build economical and efficient houses for the victims of the recent devastating earthquake in Nepal. In total, the campaign will build 1,000 houses across Nepal for the victims.
GO Automobiles Pvt. Ltd and Hansraj Hulaschand & Co have contributed NPR 12,806,250/- for the "Ashraya" campaign. To start off the campaign, Habitat for Humanity Nepal is taking up a pilot project in Pipaltar VDC of Kavre district where they will be building 100 houses within 100 days. The company is committed to handover 100 houses to the victims within committed time of 100 days.
The contract for the campaign was signed between Almudena Bartayres, National Director, Habitat for Humanity Nepal, Rick Hathaway, Area Vice President, Asia-Pacific Office, Habitat for Humanity International, Inc., Shekhar Golchha on behalf of Hansraj Hulaschand & Co. Pvt. Ltd and Akash Golchha on behalf of GO Automobiles Pvt. Ltd.
Habitat for Humanity, working with the vision of ' A world where everyone has decent place to live', has been working in Nepal to provide shelter for homeless and disaster victims since 1997 and has served over 58,000 families so far. Habitat for Humanity gathers up people from different walks of life in an effort to provide decent houses for the homeless and needy.
The 7.9 magnitude Earthquake that shook the entire nation on 12 Baisakh, 2072 (25th April, 2015) has left hundreds of thousands of people homeless. Therefore, Golchha Organisation has collaborated with Habitat for Humanity to provide them with houses that are efficient, and also really quick to build.