Boulder to Nepal: Helping after the earthquake

“It was like a cloud of dust from the ground going toward the sky…red, red, dust all over. It was such horrifying scenery, many many houses had just collapsed and people were crying and screaming.”

Narayan Shrestha is a Boulder businessman, originally from Nepal, who was in Kathmandu when the earthquake devastated the country in April. He is the founder of a non-profit Helping Hands which is working to help people rebuild in Nepal.


Narayan Shrestha
Narayan Shrestha

Narayan Shrestha is featured in a documentary The Hands that Hold the World, directed by Boulder filmmaker Troup Wood. There will be a special screening of The Hands that Hold the World at the Nomad Theater on Quince Ave. in Boulder on June 1st at 7pm. It will be followed by a Q & A with Troop Wood and Narayan Shrestha. It is a benefit for earthquake relief in Nepal.

Narayan Shrestha is organizing volunteers from the USA to go to Nepal to help in the recovery effort. He says he will provide food and shelter in Nepal for volunteers.

Find out more at

948 Pearl Street, Boulder, ph: (303) 448 1811