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In this edition, KRCL's Lara Jones talks with Aarati Ghimire, vice president of the Nepalese Association of Utah, which works to represent the cultural interests of the nearly 700 Nepalese families living in Utah. Ghimire says the local Nepalese community is banding together in the wake of the massive earthquake that struck their home country Saturday. She encourages Utahns to give what they can to help, but first make sure they’re giving to a verified charity:
Ghimire will be on KRCL this Friday from 1-2 p.m. with details about recovery efforts in Nepal and a candlelight vigil NPAU is organizing. Ghimire says her grandmother was injured during Saturday’s quake, while her grandfather has yet to be found.