Advisor, Nepal Liaison
Mr. Tsering Sangpo Sherpa serves as Acupuncture Relief Project's Nepal Liaison and is an Advisor to the Board. Born and raised in Nepal, Mr. Sherpa's comes from a family of professional mountaineers. His late father Sirdar Azewa lead many summit expeditions in the Himalayas. Graduating in 2005 from Prasadi Academy in Kathmandu, Tsering is fluent in Nepalese, Hindi, Sherpa, Tibetan and English. He is a trained medical interpreter and has been working with the Acupuncture Relief Project since August 2010. He is interested in becoming a acupuncture practitioner and has been undertaking a clinical apprenticeship in Oriental Medicine.
Tsering also attended the Academy of Culinary Education (Cidade de Goa) in Goa/India, where he successfully completed the course in Food Production where he secured the First Rank and the First Grade. He studied music performance with the Trinity College of London and was an active member of the Agogic Guitar Orchestra of Goa, serving a the lead classical guitar player. Tsering currently runs the office of SUSWAASTHYA NEPAL (GOOD HEALTH NEPAL), a non-profit partnership with the Acupuncture Relief Project in Kathmandu, Nepal. He also owns the mountaineering and trekking agency SHERPA KHUMBIYILA ADVENTURES Pvt. Ltd. in Kathmandu,
Tsering’s is living his dream of bringing health education and facilities to remote parts of Nepal, where the people don’t have access to sustainable health facilities. He has a keen interest in the outdoors and nature, loves adventure, trekking and biking.