Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro for Refugees

Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro for Refugees

Hi, I’m Dharini Hiremegalur, and in the summer of 2017, I climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro to fundraise for PRERNA to help refugees. My challenge was to hike up 5,825 meters to the summit with a goal to raise $5,825.00 - $1.00 for each meter. With your fervent encouragement, I climbed all the way to the mountain top!! READ MORE

Why Care About PRERNA?

Why Care About PRERNA?

In my humble beginnings of volunteering while living in Phoenix, Arizona, I started interacting with refugee families. It wasn't long before I realized that several gaps existed from the actual onboarding phase to the journey of making a refugee's life sustainable or even comfortable. READ MORE
 

Rebuilding Lives of Nepalese Sherpas

Rebuilding Lives of Nepalese Sherpas

Nepal is an incredibly beautiful country. I was recently privileged and blessed enough to be amongst the most compassionate people I have ever met. The Nepalese people live their lives nestled in the world’s most beautiful mountain range, "The Himalayas.” Having the opportunity to trek up Mt. Everest was fantastic, even though the sudden, brutal earthquake disrupted my visit. READ MORE