News Blog Archive


Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 15 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Andrew Schlabach


One of the many aspects of this clinic project that I really enjoy is working with our team of interpreters. Our team possesses a rare dedication and passion for the work they do and they co read more..

Andrew Schlabach

Birbahadur Thapa

Mr. Thapas is a 43 year old Nepali police officer who suffered a severe stroke over 10 years ago. I wrote about his case in one of my blogs last year but after seeing him again this year, I though I w... read more..

Jennie King

Jennie King: Reflections on Nepal

I am literally bumping down the road from the Himalayas as I write this. My guide, Ganesh, is amused because it is quite the task considering the road. However, the long bus ride affords me the opport... read more..

Andrew Schlabach

Happy Birthday

One year ago, November, 11th 2008, Acupuncture Relief Project helped open the Vajra Varhi Natural Healthcare Clinic, here in Chapagaon. The day before the doors opened we all sat around wondering if a... read more..

Andrew Schlabach

Saathi Samuha Care House Partnership

Acupuncture Relief Project has partnered with the Saathi Samuha Care House in Patan, Nepal. This facility provides crisis-care to poverty stricken drug-users, recovering drug-users and people living w... read more..

Allyndreth Stead

Week 2: A Typical Clinic Day

We are settling into a routine at the clinic now. At 5 a.m. we are awakened by the sound of symbols and drums, followed by the sounds of "elephant" horns from the monastery next door as the monks star... read more..

Jennie King

Greetings from Chapagaon!

We are winding down our first week working in the clinic and have a few highlights to report.  Our team has come together nicely and we are having a good time together.  We had a lot of i... read more..

Andrew Schlabach

Clinic Team is Ready for Action

Nikole Maxey, Heidi Stoeckl, Jennie King, Andrew Schlabach and Allyndreth Stead arrived in Nepal Sept 28th having successfully transported over 500 lbs. of clinic supplies and equipment half way aroun... read more..

Andrew Schlabach

Practitioners Leave for Nepal this Saturday!

We are busy checking last minute arrangements and packing our bags for Nepal. Team A leaves Saturday September 26th and our clinic in Chapagaon will begin treating patients again on October 4th. Pleas... read more..

Seattle Community Clinic

Acupuncture Relief Project practitioners Diane Wintzer and Andrew Schlabach had a great time treating patients at the Marriot Residence Inn on Lake Union in Seattle. During this one day clinic, Friday... read more..

FREE Community Acupuncture Clinics

Friday August 14th11 AM -7 PMPuget Sound room of the Residence Inn by Marriot at Lake Union, 800 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle WA 98109Wednesday August 19th6 - 8 PMHealthWerks Acupuncture Clinic / V... read more..

Project Prepares for 2009 Nepal Clinic

I am tremendously proud to announce that eight volunteer practitioners have been selected for the Acupuncture Relief Project's 2009 Nepal clinic. We are excited about having a mixed group of practitio... read more..

ARP Featured in Guidepoints

NADA staff writer Ryan Bemis wrote a great article about our project which was featured as the cover story in the May issue of the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association's newsletter. We ... read more..

2009 Project - Call for Volunteers

Acupuncture Relief Project is proud to announce its plans to return to Nepal in 2009 and is currently taking applications from qualified acupuncture practitioners for two clinic camps (Sept. 21st to N... read more..

Andrew Schlabach

A Journey

Sometimes trying to summarize an experience is more difficult than the experience itself. The past two days I have spent trying to get my mind around all of the things I would like to convey about my ... read more..

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