Empowering local ecosystems to address their large-scale challenges
To create centres which will tackle ongoing challenges in various mountain areas of the Himalayas and the rest of the world and provide inspiration for change.
To showcase new and innovative ways of solving the challenges in the mountain regions of the Himalayas and hopefully take those solutions to other parts of the world.
Himalayan Museum and Sustainable Park is a profit non-distributing company registered under the Office of Company Registrar and Social Welfare Council. As a profit not-distributing, all the profits generated are reinvested in the organization’s projects or in other not-profits with similar purpose.
The organization’s first project is Sagarmatha Next, located at Syangboche en route to Mount Everest Base Camp. The project focuses on tourism, sustainability, and the environment in the Sagarmatha National Park and the Khumbu region.
HMSP plans to develop Annapurna Next and Kathmandu Next.
Saraf Foundation for Himalayan Traditions and Culture is a non-profit distributing company founded in 2012 by Mr. Arun Saraf, a prominent Hotelier and Philanthropist, motivated to preserve the Himalayan culture and traditions, by supporting the preservation, restoration, and documentation of art, culture, and heritage of the Himalayan region.
The Foundation has funded and constructed the Centre in an effort to preserve the local culture and traditions in the Khumbu region which is getting imbalanced due to the exponential increase in tourism.