Kopchi Tamang, 80, was injured in the April 25 Nepal earthquake. Just 2 hours walk from the epicenter, Barpak, Kopchi injured both her legs when her house collapsed on her. However, no help had arrived even after 10 days of the quake. Helpless and with a festering wound, she was airlifted with the help of Promise Child Relief with Mission Aviation Fellowship helicopter and brought to Kathmandu for treatment. She is accompanied by her neighbor and is waiting for her immediate family so that her surgery can be consented.

Written by saralsth

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