Vishal Himalaya Foundation
executes multi-faceted projects in Development. These include check-dams, sanitation and clean drinking water for villages,
school improvements, mobile education, vocational training, and others. Please explore our website, comment to us, and if
you like support us. Thank you for visiting. UPCOMING EVENT:
VHF will hold its annual fund-raising event in the Fall of 2013. more..
15 Dec. 2012: Mr. Uday Vaze of Akola, joined VHF as general manager of all projects. Mr. Vaze
brings with him extensive experience in development managment. His particular area of expertise is literacy and the
May, 2012: Kimberly ClarkCorporation awarded
VHF a grant to construct 5 more dams. They funded construction of dams and plantation of trees in 2011-12. In January
2012, site managers saw dams under construction, visited existing successful dams irrigating lands, saw our sanitation
units and talked with villagers.
Feb, 2013: VHF
Executive Directors Eva and Yogi Agrawal in Akola, India reviewing progress on all projects. Their special
focus of the trip is on the water and sanitation projects underway. A tree-plantation occurred during their visit in
Jan. 2012. Visiting with them were Kathy and Edwin Sterner of Lake City Park, Washington, USA.
03 Nov ,
2011: VHF held a successful fund-raiser. This event funds a lot of our projects. Contributions continued
to come in long afterwards from people who have heard about VHF, and who could not attend. Thank you to all!
01 Oct , 2011: VHF request for a grant of $4,000 has been approved by Mercer Island
Rotary Club. The funds will be matched by VHF and combined funding will be used to build an RO Water Purification plant for
safe drinking water in the cluster of villages NE of Akola where we are already building more RO plants.
29 Sept, 2011: Vishal Himalaya Foundation partners with People's Science Institute
(PSI) of Dehradoon, India. PSI with its extensive experience in Development will advise and assist VHF in its village projects
on water, check- dams, and sanitation.
17 Sept 2011: Number of completed toilets
in villages Gonapur and Dapura reaches 100. Total planned 242.
6 Sept. 2011: VHF completes its third
year recording daily rainfall in Akola. Daily rainfall data through 3 monsoons permits construction of statistics which
permit anticipating extreme events. This is the only such publicly available record.