The Objectives of the Foundation are:

  1. To receive and maintain a fund or funds and apply from time to time all or part thereof and/or the income therefrom for the purpose of helping to preserve the heritage and to improve the quality of life of the people of the Solu Khumbu region of Nepal by contributing to each of the following:
    • the development, improvement and maintenance of health services and facilities and the implementation of community health education programs;
    • the availability and quality of education by assisting in the development and enhancement of literacy and education programs and the construction of new schools;
    • the development and implementation of programs to address the environmental concerns of the region such as reforestation, water purification and pollution control;
    • the maintenance and restoration of historical structures and monuments;
    • scholarships and bursaries for persons of the Solu Khumbu region of Nepal who engage in studies or training programs directly connected with and/or to further the objects of the Foundation; and
    • implementation of all such things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above projects;
  2. To distribute the funds pursuant to the aforesaid objects, provided that such funds shall be distributed by its agents to the people of the Solu Khumbu region of Nepal and that the Canadian origin of such aid is made known at the point of distribution;
  3. To accept donations, gifts, legacies and bequests for use in promoting the above objects and carrying on the work of the Foundation.
  4. To invest undistributed funds of the Foundation in investments authorized by law for the investment of trust funds.