Matt met Lalu and Sarita from Nepal in 2009, when they were featured in the 40 Hour Famine campaign. Six years on, he went back to see how their lives have changed thanks to funds raised by Australians participating in the 40 Hour Famine.
Kumar was away from his village when it was hit by the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked Nepal on Saturday. The last time he heard from them he learnt that most of the village has been completely destroyed.
The first time I visited Nepal as a wide-eyed backpacker it took my breath away. The second time it broke my heart. Now, living here, this country continues to surprise me again and again.