Basnet: "There are foxes in the field. We're scared."

  • CNN Hero Pushpa Basnet with children in her care, following the earthquake that damaged their home in Kathmandu.

    ECDC Nepal

    2012 CNN Hero of the Year Pushpa Basnet reports her home for the children of incarcerated parents and a new one under construction are both badly damaged. They are sleeping outdoors beneath plastic tenting.

    Koirala: "Everything is broken in the hospice."

    CNN Hero Anuradha Koirala (left) with children at Maiti Nepal

    Maiti Nepal

    For 2010 CNN Hero of the Year Anuradha Koirala, there is an urgent need for water, tents and mosquito nets. A hospice for terminally ill girls with HIV is damaged. She houses 425 girls and is offering room for 200 more.


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