The TashiShangrila Association
Tashi Sherpa founder of the Khumbu Shangrila agency died during the descent of Manaslu a peak of 8160 m in the company of two of his friends.
Nicole Tomio and friends created the TashiShangrila Association to provide tuition for the children of Tashi and Doma: Tsering and Yangee.
“In the footsteps of Tashi Sherpa” the film of the Association
This is the story of a Sherpanie Doma Sherpa who lost her husband Tashi Sherpa while supervising an expedition. Tashi Sherpa was one of the founders of the Khumbu Shangrila Agency. Doma will have to take over the job of her husband, trekking guide, to ensure the schooling of her children.
For this she has taken courses in French and trekking guide training in Kathmandu.
Doma Sherpa drives us for his first trek with guests in the Tsum Valley leading to the Tibetan gates on the Manaslu tour.
The film “In the footsteps of Tashi Sherpa” is a creation of Nicole Tomio, René Tomio (High Mountain Guide) and Jacques Cordola. This film was broadcast on television on the montagneTV channel.
During the 5th edition of the Saulxures-les-Nancy Mountain and Exploration Film Festival, the film won the “Special Prize” solidarity “.
This film was made in the framework of the association TashiShangrila which ensures the schooling of the children of Tashi and Doma (his wife) in Nepal.