Two Anniversaries: Earthquake and Fashion Revolution

by Corban Bryant

One year ago yesterday, by the Nepal calendar, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Nepal. We at Purnaa remember the more than 9,000 people who lost their lives and pray for healing and restoration for the more than 21,000 injured and 650,000 families who lost their homes.

As I think back through this year, I realize that the earthquake was just the start of a long list of challenges for Nepal. International financial aid was slow to arrive and government assistance for those who lost their homes continues to languish. Additionally, the earthquake caused a poor summer growing season as farmers were disrupted from primary planting time.

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