IMAGINE RAINBOW is supporting four music classes at Mitrata Nepal: singing with Roopkamal Chetri, Madal with Rameshwor Maharjan, Sarangi with Kiran Nepali, Flute with Raman Maharjan.

In 2005 when nepali artist Salil Subedi Kanika and the Swiss artist Thomas Bertschi initiated the film & music project Imagine Rainbow in Kathmandu IRIK, the introduction to Mitrata and Nanda by her husband Ganesh Kulu made it possible to involve about twenty children from Mitrata to take part in the film and music journey with the now famous song "Imagine Rainbow in Kathmandu". Sales of the DVD & CD IRIK, donations and fund raising concerts, generates funds for instruments and music lessons.

ART SUPPORTS ART Artists from all over the world are invited to support
Mitrata-Imagine Rainbow friendship project to make it possible for many children to get education in music, dance and visual arts.

For more information, please click on: ( Culture bridge Switzerland-Nepal)

Thomas Bertschi
Rainbow Project



The Bootstock Association is the official UK partner of Mitrata Nepal Foundation, a Nepal based NGO which helps underprivileged children and orphans. We are acting as an agent for new and existing Donors and Sponsors of Mitrata Foundation who are resident in the UK.
The aim of the Mitrata Foundation is 'to provide a loving family environment for children who have known little or no security in their lives, and to provide them a normal childhood and equip them with education and values for the future.'

You can read more about the Mitrata Foundation here
If you are already a Bootstock supporter and would like to support the work of Mitrata Nepal Foundation, please contact us.

WorldWide Education Partnerships for Nepal (WWEP)

WorldWide Education Partnerships for Nepal (WWEP) has been partnering with the Mitrata-Nepal Home for Children since 2008. WWEP has sponsored as many as seven children at one time in the Kathmandu area through Mitrata-Nepal. WWEP was responsible for the 2010 construction of the library within the Mitrata Home which allows the students to enhance their ongoing studies in school. WWEP also supports Mitrata’s supplemental arts program, providing funding for instructors and educational supplies that allow students to advance in art, music and dance outside of their scheduled classes. With the recent reorganization of international funding support for Mitrata, WWEP now serves as the coordinating organization for charitable donations coming from the USA. WWEP is located near San Francisco, California and is a 501(c)(3) public charity. and


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