Swagatam Khalid

Swagatam Khalid By Khalid Khan June 5, 2017 स्वागतम् (swagatam) Thrive Nation! Since this is my first blog and my first time in Nepal, it is only appropriate that I introduce myself to you. I was born and raised in the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, and then moved to Syracuse, New York where I[…]

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Meeting Nepal for the first time

Meeting Nepal for the first time By Amanda Chou May 25, 2017 नमस्ते (namastē) from Nepal! I am reporting live from the ground this time. A couple of weeks ago, in the midst of wrapping up my second year at Syracuse University, I booked tickets to Kathmandu along with my fellow team members Ryan, Joshua,[…]

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Thrive Projects Evolving in 2017

THRIVE PROJECTS EVOLVING IN 2017… By Amanda Chou नमस्ते (namastē) Thrive Nation! I am back, checking in with you all on some incredible updates from the first two months of the New Year! After our three co-founders graduated in December 2016, Brian Kam and Ryan Brinkerhoff flew back to Nepal and began their second deployment[…]

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Introducing Thrive Nepal

INTRODUCING THE THRIVE NEPAL TEAM By Karma Wangyal Lama, Thrive Nepal President I come from a small village in Sindhupalchowk-Hyolmo, at the north of Kathmandu, which is 7-8 hours drive from the capital. Growing up, I always wanted to work with an NGO because working with NGOs have a good reputation and would be a[…]

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Celebrating Recent Milestones in Nepal

Celebrating Recent Milestones in Nepal By Amanda Chou November 21, 2016 नमस्ते (namastē)! This is Amanda and I am back to share with you all some quick updates on our most recent activity in and around Kathmandu. First of all, we want to join the entire Kathmandu community in celebrating the successful reconstruction of the[…]

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Our Summer Story

Hey Thrivers! Check out our latest and biggest publication to date! Thank you to Upstate Venture Connect , a network of of support for New York’s young entrepreneurs. Also a shout out to Amanda Chou, our CMO who is also credited for not only writing this piece but also many of our other blogs and[…]

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Solution Should be Multi-Faceted in Energy

Hey Thrive Nation! As you all know, our founder, Brian Kam, was one of the team members that was deployed out to Nepal this past summer, from May – August 2016. During his deployment, was interviewed by Sujata Karki, a representative from Nature Nepal, “a one-stop site for information on Nepalese green sectors with science”.[…]

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Introducing Ryan Brinkerhoff

Hey Thrivers! On the last day of co-founder Ryan Brinkerhoff’s deployment for the Power Nepal Initiative, he was interviewd by Leo M. from Karuna Outdoor, an online community where people share their passions for the outdoors and traveling. Check out his two part interview through the provided links below and don’t forget to share it with[…]

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