Motherland Nepal is a non-profit organization (501C) based in San
Francisco Bay Area. It was established in 2002. Our organization has
been vigorously working to facilitate for the integration of Nepalese
immigrants, refugees, students and scholars. It has been assisting
people to acculturate American Culture standing on its own
socio-cultural norms and values, which will eventually unite all
of Nepalese Americans in SF Bay Area.
Nepalese people are crawling in America since their migration in the
is relatively recent and thinly populated as comparison to its
neighboring countries, India and China. Evidence shows that the
migration in the US was started in 20th century. The population of
Nepalese people on the US soil grew significantly during 2000s. The
rough estimate of Nepalese people in SF Bay Area is above 8.000 to 10,000
contribution to this land counted Nepalese people as hardworking,
honest, helpful and skillful.
Motherland Nepal has been connecting Nepalese people around Bay Area
through broadcasting latest news about our activities on our You tube
NEWS Channel as well as on our organization’s website. It frequently
hosts meeting and cultural events in the San Francisco and Bay Area to
unite people by celebrating diversity. It also conducts social,
cultural, spiritual and other extra-curricular activities including
feast and festivals, which gives a flavor of Nepalese tradition in
great diverse land. It hosts a peace rally on Nepal Day to show its
national identity among people. It has established social and cultural
exchange using media forum, education and community development
activities along with cultural performance made a milestone
among Nepalese in Bay Area.
Install a Nepalese CULTURAL Center (CC) with IT facilities.
A Grief Center (Mourning or Meditation??) will be formed in CC: It
provide a platform to the people who lost their loved one to perform
death rituals based on Nepalese tradition. Buddhists will have a place
for their meditation and ritual practice.
CC will be a common platform for all Nepalese.
It helps to unite all people.
This platform will help to contribute for the betterment of our
community and assist voluntarily to their community where they dwell.
NEED OF CULTURAL CENTER
CC is an urgent need for Nepalese since we don’t have any platform
this area. For cultural transformation to next generation and social
contribution to the community, CC will play a vital role. It will
prosper our socio-cultural belief, and it becomes a stage to tie
The people, who have various nationalities, have their own center or
building in Bay Area. We do not have any. It is extremely important
urgently required to conduct various activities, which would be
beneficial to the Nepalese and even entire Bay Area’s community.
been a long awaited dream of Nepalese people of Bay Area.
CULTURAL CENTER will be a place where all Nepalese can gather and celebrate our
festivals. It will be a place, which can give a glimpse of mini Nepal
and bring happiness on their faces. Musical performance, artistic
talks from spiritual leaders, and all stakeholders will get a place in
Bay Area, and CC will quench that thirst. Many upbringing ceremonies
can be performed, such as naming ceremony, rice feeding, initiation,
marriage and death rituals, when a person need a place, no matter for
any ritual or task, CC will be there.