Hope for the Environment (Update)

Copresented by the Living Earth Institute (LEI), NYU South Asian Law Students Association (SALSA), Rotary Club of Plainsboro, NJ, Ridgewood Nepalese Society (RNS), and ANFS, the Batabaranko Asha (Hope for the Environment) program is an initiative started by Rajeev Goyal, a returned Peace Corps volunteer who served in Nepal.

November 17, 9am11:30pm, 2007 Batabaranko Asha (Hope for the Environment)NYU School of Law, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South, New York, NY

Helping villagers in Nepal protect endangered natural resources by raising funds to support environmental education, sustainable agriculture, biodiversity promotion, river protection, environmental scholarship, and ecotourism initiatives for three villages in Janakpur, Nuwakot, and Dhankuta districts in Nepal.

Ticket price is $20 ($15 for students) and includes a full Nepali dinner catered by the famous Himalayan Yak restaurant in Jackson Heights. Additionally there will be drinks, slide presentations, short videos, dance performances, raffles, and special guests. Picture ID is required for admission.

Last year’s Shikshyako Asha (Hope for Education) helped build three two-story primary schools in Nepal.

Please RSVP to Rajeev Goyal by email, rg745@nyu.edu, or by phone, +1 516-984-7138. Checks should be made out to The Living Earth Institute and mailed to

Rajeev Goyal
51 Larch Drive
Manhasset Hills, NY 11040

Letters for tax purposes will be provided by LEI.