Nepal :: Travel Photography :: Gabriel Gastelum

I went to Nepal. The reason most people visit Nepal is to do a trek. I didn’t do any of that. I spent my time in a hospital in a remote region of the Humla District. Seeing things that only… Continue Reading

Working with mPowering / India & Nepal

Its always awesome seeing video and images that I took be used in an awesome video. Check them out! MPowering in Orissa, India: {A short video on our work in Orissa, India. We’ve partnered with Citta Foundation, who built and… Continue Reading

Faces of India // Juanga, Orissa


“All of these lines across my face, tell you the story of who I am. So many stories of where I’ve been and how I got to where I am.” – Brandi Carlile When I was in India, I had… Continue Reading

A Look Back At My 2010 // A Year of Epicness


This year could possibly go down as one of the most amazing years in my entire life. So amazing, that who knows if any other year could possibly top it. It may not be possible, but I am for sure… Continue Reading

Ramkala // mPowering Foundation

Ramkala - Gabriel Gastelum Photography

{***WARNING*** – Some of the photos in the following post are very graphic and contain blood. If you are unable to handle strong images of hospital treatment I suggest that you don’t proceed.} I’ve heard it said that people come… Continue Reading

Morning Prayers – mPowering Foundation


Every morning, after the kids have arrived to school, the bell is rung to begin the ritual of morning prayers. You can see the prayers in the beginning of the video I made, but the purpose of this post was… Continue Reading

Throw Those Complaints Away // Interviewing the Families


Before the launch of the program in Orissa, the mPowering team walked around the village next to the hospital to interview some of the families that were participating. It was insanely hot on this day, so hot in fact that… Continue Reading

Nothing But Smiles – Children of mPowering


A glimpse of the faces that mPowering is helping. I want everyone to know that these children live on almost nothing a day. Nothing. But they had nothing but smiles on their faces every single time I saw them. Incredible.

An Introduction // Juanga, Orissa


Our first day in Juanga was pretty much spent just trying to soak it all in. Speaking of soak, I am going to say that I was soaked in my sweat almost 24/7 while I was there. It was so… Continue Reading

A Little Sample in Attempt to Catch Up – mPowering

Local Child in Juanga

This recent trip to India and Nepal with mPowering has definitely been more than life changing. To be honest, all of the trips I have taken have been life changing, but this one stands a little bit above the others.… Continue Reading