Villages overview and future locations
Duguna Yarmasing Villages are located in the mountains of the Himalayas at an altitude of around 2000 meters, 115 km from Kathmandu, close to the Nepal-Tibet border. It is composed of 14 villages with inhabitants of 5 ethnic groups: Sherpa (80%), Tamang (10%), Brahmin and Chhetri (7%) and Dalit (3%).
The 14 villages will be realocated into 6 new locations taking in account the space availability, the local heritage and community. The following charts shows the original distribution of the villages and the new agreed distribution.