Access to the internet is crucial to meet the challenges Sherpa people face to compensate for the effects of climate change on traditional tourism.
Project status: Ongoing
Over 1700 Sherpa people living in two villages in Nepal near Mount Everest have no internet access as they are unreachable to traditional operators. With a lack of access to essential services such as healthcare and education and with tourism on the decline due to climate change, the livelihoods of these tourism-dependent people are being impacted. The project is divided into two phases. 48percent will contribute to capacity building among the locals during their digital transition.
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