​© 2017 by Project Yeti

    November 14, 2017

    The September trip was very successful thanks to the wonderful volunteers.

    Dr Tim Topalov who had been at Kopan Monastery in 2016, returned with his own group for the first week. They were the first group to go alone which worked out extremely well. The clinic manager,...

    May 23, 2017

    We were fortunate enough for Project Yeti to have been featured in the May edition of Bite Magazine. Read the full article here:


    May 14, 2017

    The positions available for the next visit to Nepal this September have been filled.

    Enquiries are welcome for April 2018.

    Check the volunteer page for an update and how to apply.

    May 14, 2017

    The dates for 2018 are from Tuesday 2nd April until April 25th.

    There will be the opportunity to volunteer either at Kopan Monastery or 

    in the countryside at a Tibetan Settlement in Solukhumbu.

    The clinic at Kopan Monastery will be from Wed 4th April to 25th April.

    The Ko...

    May 9, 2017

    In the three weeks of late March the team of 10 volunteers completed treatment for 499 patients

    at the Kopan Dental Clinic. The three chairs and two autoclaves never missed a beat. Many of the Kopan Monastery monks were on holidays so after treating all the novice monks...

    October 24, 2016

    I have just returned from another productive visit to Nepal.

    A team of eight using three chairs worked at the Kopan Clinic during the first two weeks.

    A wonderful young group of five women from the Happy Tooth group in the Hunter Valley,

    combined with Dr. Tim from River D...

    August 20, 2016

    An enthusiastic group from NSW, 'The Happy Tooth' will be spending two weeks volunteering at Kopan Monastery. The group led by Megan, include a dentist, hygienist and three nurses.They will be joined by oral therapist, Hollie Bendotti from WA. This is the largest group...

    April 13, 2016

    Excerpts from Ian's blog.

    Three weeks have passed and George and I have needed that time to complete the work. We treated with Dr. Michelle Huang's help, 300 patients, some with extensive work. We performed fillings,extractions, endo and cosmetic work plus a lot of clea...

    April 6, 2016

    I was fortunate to be joined by two Australian dentists. Dr Ian Woodhouse from Tamworth and Dr. Michelle Huang from WA.


    Ian, who is recently retired from private practice, showed he had not lost any of his incredible skills nor his capacity to work hard. Even though sh...

    August 20, 2015

    Anita and Ara settled in quickly, and enthusiastically treated the newly arrived young monks at Kopan Monastery. We had two chairs in operation for the first time. We also visited the nearby Kopan Nunnery as well as a displaced people camp. Ara and Anita did a fabulous...

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