United Sherpa Association Inc. has organized a Volunteer-Internship
Orientation Program in New York on January 14, 2016. The main
objective of the program was to orient the volunteers about the
objectives and activities of the association. 19 volunteers from
different geographical reasons in Nepal and various educational
backgrounds participated the program. After the introduction of
participants, Mr. Lhakpa Tenji Sherpa, the spokeperson of the
association welcomed the volunteers. Mr. Kalsang Choephel, the
coordinator of the Board of Trustee briefed about the history of the
During the program, Mr. Gelu Sherpa, the coordinator for Education
and awareness sub-committee gave a short presentation on the
overall program. The presentation highlighted significance of the
program, scope of voluntary and internships opportunity available at
the association, the process and resources for the program. After the
Question-Answer Session, the volunteers gave their time
commitment for various activities. Mr. Nima Dendi Sherpa, the acting
president, and the Mr. Kalsang Choephel offered Khata (holy scarf) to
the participants appreciating their interest and enthusiasm to
volunteer for the association.
Mr. Rinji Sherpa, the coordinator for Youth and Sport; Mr. Samten N.
Sherpa, the secretary, Mr. Ang Phurba Sherpa, the treasurer; Mr.
Jhiku Lama and Mr. Chhiring Sherpa, the trustee members also
attended the program. Mr. Ang Jangbu Sherpa, the general secretary
of the current executive committee, conducted the program.