‚We are still waiting for help from Nepalese government’ This and similar statements are still reflecting the situation of residents in the earthquake-affected region, even more than a year after the devastating catastrophe.

But there is also hope:

On July 1, 2016 we finally managed to complete another building including sanitation facilities for the Shree Nar Buddhi Primary School in the region of Gorkha.

The week-long construction phase made it possible to turn these rooms....

... into appropriate classrooms, in which about 185 pupils are now taught.

The entire construction material had to be transported by mules on a 5 hours’ route from the valley to the mountain village and back. The maximum load capacity of a mule at a time was around 60 kg.

In total, the following material was transported:

  • 40 tones of sand
  • 40 tones of stones
  • 12,5 tones of cement
  • wood for school furniture, windows and doors

As soon as the material was on site, our team and the dedicated construction workers started the construction of the new building. In order to protect the walls from possible future tremors such as earthquakes, concrete pillars were put up on each corner of the building.

In addition to the four new classrooms, an extended school’s playing field was established.

For this, the original paddy field was purchased from a neighbouring rice farmer. The terrain was eroded in some places and filled up in others to create a level playing field for the children. The original paddy field was purchased from a neighbouring rice farmer.

With the finalization of this third school’s project it was possible to place a little hope in the minds and hearts of the residents of this region.

Nevertheless, the look into the future is always uncertain for many Nepalese children, which is why we hope to continue this joint project in due time.

With this in mind, we would like to thank again all helpers, supporters and sponsors for your commitment!! You have been the driving force behind this project, which would not have been possible without your help!





Thank You!


Thanks to your help we recently managed to finalize the second school in Nepal. Let the images below speak instead of big words.

Thanks to all school children - even the smallest have helped to reconstruct this building.

Almost all of the 85 schoolchildren belong to the lowest Nepalese caste. Their fathers work as day labourers in other regions and can, if at all, only visit them very rarely at home.

For this reason, the only way to build the school was with the help of the children and their mothers.

After more than half a year we managed that the education can take place in a solid building again.

ATT thanks all Nepalese workers, friends and donors who have helped financially, and/or in other ways, to enable us to complete the second school.



Spendenkonto: ATT-Industrie high access work GmbH, Nepal-Manaslu Hilfe

IBAN AT93 2051 0004 0040 4638, BIC SPSCAT22XXX

After a brief delay, we are now able to provide a current update on our ongoing fundraising campaign in Nepal. Our local team together with a group of four Austrian ATT members went to the crisis region and attempted to reach and support the communities directly on site.

The school under construction in the village of Saunitari, Syangja District Nepal is currently coming to its final stages and was the first spot to be visited by our support team. The building consisting of three rooms was completely financed by our joint fundraising campaign and, as you can see on the pictures below, this school is highly valued by the local community. Especially the 145 Nepali girls and boys, who now will be able to attend classes in the new rooms, welcomed our team with open arms. Thanks to YOUR help, the future prospects of those kids have significantly improved. At the same time, the construction of this school has laid the foundation for a sustainable education for future generations. In their name, we would like to THANK YOU once more for your donation support!


The second stop of our team was the village of Soti Kohla, in the region of Gandaki, Nepal. Along the entire track, trails of destruction from the devastating earthquake are still visible as most of the houses have not been reconstructed yet. Moreover, the situation became aggravated by massive landslides, spilled roads, relocation of the river beds and still ongoing aftershocks – a range of factors that further reduce the accessibility of many already isolated villages. The difficult political situation in the Himalayan country also scares off too many aid organizations at national and international level. According to the local population, the sole emergency relief so far was limited to supplies of some food and medicine.

In accordance to previous relief actions by our team, the focus is still on the support of people from the lowest caste. However, the construction of two more schools in order to support the sustainable development of this caste is politically not an easy issue and has to be discussed and stamped in advance by the government and those responsible for the Village Development Communities in the area. We are already working on that project and will keep you updated with all the latest information.


Our team in Nepal came back to Pokhara from the third relief a couple of days ago.

Unfortunately the situation around Soti Kohla looks bad at the moment. Although the monsoon in the region has not yet arrived as strong as commonly, there is the problem that much precipitation has fallen in the higher mountain regions around the Manaslu. This led to a massive increase of the water levels in the nearby rivers. Due to the large amounts of water, combined with the innumerable landslides, mudslides and rock falls, the river north of Soti Kohla has lifted out of its original riverbed.

Soti Kohla had therefore to be evacuated. About 10% of the local population are currently still there. At the moment there is no way to reach the higher villages.


Our team was unfortunately not able to reach the local population and continue their support this time, due to the mentioned circumstances. As soon as the situation on site improves, we will try to get back in the region again immediately.

Thank you once more for the trust, that each donor has placed in us. Of course we will continue to keep you informed about our actions and the situation in the region to date.

Thank you!


Our local team has returned healthy from the second relief from the epicenter. Starting from Soti Khola, we could reach this time 3 more remote villages and provide their population with the following foods:

* 9,000 Kg of rice; * 300 kg of sugar * 150 liters of oil * 150 kg of soya * 1,800 kg packs of noodles * 30 kg tea * 300 kg of salt * Medications

Once again, we visited personally the families and focused on helping people of the lowest castes. Overall, we were able to provide a little more than 2,000 inhabitants. The general situation of the food supply has thus improved and the stocks should now be enough for a few weeks.

It is currently being discussed on site if, due to the onset of the monsoon shortly, some villages should be evacuated in the steeper slopes around Soti Khola. To be prepared for this case, we are already working on a strategy on how we can organize quickly the next auxiliary step there.

For the next few weeks, it is planned to provide individual families with the most necessary construction materials. According to the current state, it would primarily be tarpaulins and corrugated sheets, in order to provide better protection against the weather conditions.

That is for now an update from our side. We will continue to keep you up to date and would like to take this opportunity to thank all donors, very sincerely, for their support.



Donation account: "ATT-Industrie high access work GmbH, Nepal-Manaslu Hilfe"

IBAN AT93 2051 0004 0040 4638, BIC SPSCAT22XXX

In the last 14 years I have been travelling for many weeks in Nepal and India. On my trip to Nepal this year a devastating earthquake occurred on 25th April. The epicenter of the first quake was in the Gorkha district. Only three days later our aid team reached the epicenter. This place served us as a starting point to reach the distant side valleys in the mountains.

All the villages in this area were completely destroyed by the first quake. Almost all the families are faced with the ruins of their existence. The channels of supply are partly heavily damaged and - if at all – can only be reached putting yourself in extreme danger (rock fall, landslides, etc.).

During our 10-days stay, it was virtually no help from outside. We were the only relief team on site. Our main task was to provide the families with the most basic medical care and food. Our focus was placed on providing food to the families of the lowest castes who have no or hardly any access to state-organized assistance.

To ensure this we worked closely with the residents of the respective villages to get an idea of ​​which families need the help most. Afterwards we distributed about 30 kg of rice, 1 kg of sugar, 1kg lentils, 0.8 kg of salt, 0.5 kg of soya, 8 packs noodles and 2 kg of rice flakes per family. In all, we were able to help more than 4,000 people in this region.

Next weekend our support team will start again to reach the next higher regions. The aftershocks that are still ongoing together with the monsoon rains expected soon complicate the situation more.

At the same time, we have started in Austria with an additional call for donations. Already with a contribution of approximately 24 EUR a family with 7/8 people can be supplied with food for almost 3 weeks. With these donations we will start our next aid program providing the Nepalese families in the remote villages with food or with the most basic building materials.

All administrative and management costs of this appeal for donations are acquired in full by ATT-Industrie. Thus, all the donations will benefit to 100% the affected population.

On behalf of our team, I thank you for your interest in this project.

Kurt Lugger



With the ART OF CLIMBING, ATT-Industrie has set itself the goal of applying 1% of annual sales to make a lasting contribution for children and teens under the care of social institutions on the one hand and approach the topic of rock climbing from an artistic angle.

Our vision is to make the moment of rock climbing as a fulfilling experience available for everybody.
We would like to offer all partners the possibility to familiarize themselves with the fascinating art of rock climbing for free. Among our first cooperative partners with whom we have been carrying out climbing projects together since 2012 are SOS-Kinderdorf Austria and the St. Josef Social Centre in Mils.

You can find more information about our partners at: www.sos-kinderdorf.at as well as http://www.soziale-einrichtungen.at/soziales-zentrum-stjosef-mils.html.


Organization of free climbing lessons – be it a taster lesson or a climbing course lasting several days - for social institutions of any type domestically and abroad.
Any administrative or organization costs accrued are paid by ATT-Industrie.

If you wish to have more information on our social commitment, please contact us directly by phone at 0043 5224/67890 or at our e-mail address: office@att-industrie.at.


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