Hemi Shrestha and Kathi Johnson
Hemi Shrestha (Left)
After moving to Canada from Nepal, Hemi Shrestha wanted to continue helping people in her home country. In 2009, she got involved in the Health Camps through talking with Kathi Johnson. Shrestha joined the volunteers at the Health Camp and helped coordinate the annual fundraisers, introducing Nepali cultural elements like dance, music and food.
Kathi Johnson (Right)
Kathi Johnson has been instrumental in not only volunteering at the Health Camps but also organizing and fundraising to make the camps possible. Johnson fell in love with Nepal and its people on her first trip in 2003. She officially began working with MMC in 2008, where she began the first Health Camp fundraiser in Langley B.C.