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About our founder

About our founder

Meet Mingma Sherpa – Our Inspiring Founder

Step into the heart of the Furlima Foundation and meet Mingma Sherpa, the visionary behind our mission. Mingma’s story epitomizes compassion, altruism, and a steadfast commitment to community betterment.

Early Days and Inspiration:

Mingma’s journey begins in the picturesque Khotang District of Nepal. From a young age, Mingma displayed a deep-seated desire to help others, particularly the youth in her community. This altruistic spirit ignited a passion within her to effect tangible change and improve the lives of those around her.

Educational Journey:

Mingma pursued her education at esteemed institutions such as Bhrikuti Secondary School in Kathmandu and Saipal Academy in Dhumbarahi. She furthered her academic pursuits by obtaining a bachelor’s degree from Xavier International College in Bouddha, Kathmandu.

Answering the Call to Serve:

At the tender age of 16, Mingma began her journey of service by volunteering with NGOs. Witnessing the transformative impact of initiatives like blood donation drives and free health checkups solidified her resolve to dedicate herself fully to the cause of humanitarianism. The devastating earthquake of 2015 served as a pivotal moment, compelling Mingma to redouble her efforts in aiding those in need.

Mingma’s dedication to service manifested in initiatives such as organizing a 7-day handwashing program in Rara at the age of 20. Despite facing skepticism due to their youth, Mingma and her friends persevered, ultimately achieving success and garnering praise from the community.

The Birth of Furlima Foundation:

The inception of the Furlima Foundation holds special significance as it honors the memory of Mingma’s late mother, Furli Sherpa. Mingma envisioned the foundation as a tribute to her mother’s legacy, embodying her spirit of compassion and nurturing.

Chairman of Grace Events:

In addition to her role as founder of the Furlima Foundation, Mingma Sherpa also serves as the Chairman of Grace Events, an organization dedicated to creating memorable and impactful events. Grace Events under Mingma’s leadership continues to uplift communities through various initiatives and projects.

Passion and Priorities:

Furlima Foundation remains Mingma’s foremost priority, even as she enjoys exploring different cultures, cuisines, and spending time with children. Mingma’s unwavering commitment to the foundation underscores her dedication to creating a brighter future for all.

Envisioning Impact and Legacy:

Mingma’s vision for the Furlima Foundation extends beyond the present, aiming for a legacy of lasting impact. She envisions a world where fewer individuals suffer from mental health issues and everyone is empowered to pursue their dreams through quality education and training.

Advice for Changemakers:

Mingma’s advice to aspiring changemakers is simple yet profound – get involved with organizations like the Furlima Foundation that are dedicated to genuine, impactful work.

Join Mingma Sherpa on this transformative journey with the Furlima Foundation. Together, let us create a future where every act of kindness contributes to a healthier, more prosperous world for all.