Elizabeth Leboe & Lenard Reid
Friday Feb 17 @7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
The Cinematheque MAP
Elizabeth Leboe and Lenard Reid. Liz and Len never intended to design and manufacture down jackets in Kathmandu. But they did, and now after 4 years, sales of these jackets have helped them sponsor the lifetime educations of three children in Nepal and a whole lot more. Together, they created “Jackets for Jasper”: their “HQ” is their home in North Vancouver.
Many people travel to Nepal to trek among the highest mountains in the world… but you never know how the spirit of adventure can change your life’s direction. Join Liz and Len of “Jackets for Jasper” as they share the wonder of the mountains and villages of Nepal. Hear the story of how their 2-month trek turned into the adventure of a lifetime: naming their guide’s first-born child, starting a jacket company based in Nepal, and buying a goat...