Pushpa Basnet's plight worsens

  • 2012 CNN Hero of the Year Pushpa Basnet, whose home for the children of incarcerated parents was badly damaged in the earthquake.

    UPDATE

    2012 CNN Hero of the Year Pushpa Basnet reports her home for the children of incarcerated parents is badly damaged. They are sleeping outdoors beneath plastic tenting.

    Maiti Nepal

    Children carrying rice - their sole food staple - outside Maiti Nepal in Kathmandu.

    Maiti Nepal

    For 2010 CNN Hero of the Year Anuradha Koirala, there is an urgent need for water, mosquito nets, and other supplies. A fissure has cracked the ground outside their home.

 

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