Through her organization, Rekha Thapa Foundation, actress Rekha Thapa has given Rs. 30,000 in cash to each of the four film journalists whose houses were damaged by the April 25 earthquake. Rekha currently being in the USA, has send the money to the victim film journalists through the Shabir Shrestha, the secretary of the Foundation.
The journalists who received the support money include DP Shah, Bijaya Ratna Tuladhar, Kuber Giri and Sarada Thapa. All four journalists had lost their homes to earthquake.
Nepali actress Rekha Thapa had organized a inauguration ceremony to formally announce the social work she had started recently by establishing the Rekha Thapa Foundation. In the event she told, “I have felt like a mother. Now I have realized that you don’t need to be in blood relationship to become a mother.”
In the formal event, Rekha also released a half-hour-long video showing the details of her visit to the Far Western Nepal to meet Raute community people. The website of the organization, rekhathapafoundation.org, was also launched during the event.
Actress Rekha Thapa has expressed her happiness on the success of her social work tour of the Far Western region of Nepal. On Wednesday she visited Raute community people at the Jogbudha VDC of Dadeldhura. After receiving warm welcome and meeting with the community members, Rekha has returned back to Dhangadi.
During the meeting with the community Rekha was impressed by the love, respect and closeness shown by the people. She says, "I got the happiness that can’t be bought by money." As promised before, Rekha also adopted three girls and a boy to support them under Rekha Thapa Foundation. The Foundation will provide all the needs of the kids including health and education.
Actress Rekha Thapa is currently in Far Western region of Nepal for the social works under Rekha Thapa Foundation. On Sunday, Rekha was honored at Bal Jagirti College in Mahendranagar. In the college she raised the National flag of Nepal and lighted candle to inaugurate the program.
During the event Rekha Thapa donated Rs. 50,000 on behalf of Rekha Thapa Foundation to support disabled students in the college. The 10+2 college educates a number of disabled students.
While in Hong Kong, Rekha Thapa had announced to support the backward communities like Raute and Chepang. Now, she has converted her words to deeds by meeting the members of the community and supporting them with materials of their daily needs.
Rekha Thapa shows her love for the Raute community
To meet the people of Raute community actress Rekha Thapa had headed towards Surkhet on Friday. Rekha and the Rekha Thapa Foundation members met 52 families of Raute in remote Surkhet.Â She distributed 52 sacks of rice and some money to the families of the community. The people in the Raute community appreciated Rekha for the community and told that now she has become one of the community member.