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Medical Supplies Shipped to Himalayan Nation of Nepal

March 02, 2007

MedShare International (Atlanta), an aid organization that specializes in donating medical supplies in developing countries, agreed to donate a container full of medical gear. But two things had to happen before the container could be shipped: Clinic Nepal had to be registered as an International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) so that the gear would not be taxed and tariff once it reached Nepal, and that Bhandary needed an additional $20,000 to cover the shipping of the container.

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