The Transylvania Times -

By John Lanier

Nepal Birthing Center Nears Completion


Last updated 1/30/2019 at 2:57pm

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Last September Brenda Birrell came to Brevard to visit a longtime friend, Catherine Chapman. She was also coming to see if she could raise $6,000 to build a new birthing center in Nepal.

Birrell is the program manager for One Dollar for Life (ODFL), a nonprofit organization based on the premise that if each person in a community gives just one dollar, that community can fund a new facility, be it a school, birthing center, latrine or other necessary structure, in an impoverished country.

"Catherine and I are very old friends. I was coming to visit. Then, I got this crazy idea that Brevard...

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