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Safe School Buildings post earthquake

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Safe School Buildings post earthquake

Our involvement in Nepal (now 18 years!) has truly informed us how much education makes a difference - to individuals, their community and the entire country. The past few days Kira attended the handover ceremony of Terse higher Secondary school in Talamarang village, Sindhulpalchok district. The celebrations included beautiful dancing and singing from our students and also some of our…

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Ongoing development at Little Angels Children Home in Talamarang village

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Ongoing development at Little Angels Children Home in Talamarang village

Under the guidance of Neel Shahi & TEAM Nepal our children continue to evolve and mature and of course develop culturally appropriate life skills during school holidays! Neel can be frequently found in the early mornings encouraging the children to engage actively in our organic farm and gardens! Oh and Neel's regular encouragement of the children to study well and…

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Rebuilding schools safely & empowering communities

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Rebuilding schools safely & empowering communities

Our school college building in Gyaltham village Sinhulpalchock is almost complete – some electrical wiring and handles for doors and windows and then it will be is use as the next term starts after the upcoming elections. We are feeling thankful that this initiative which has been training local village workers how to build using compressed earth bricks and bamboo…

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Empowering Women and Changing lives

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Empowering Women and Changing lives

From Kira Kay: almost 12 years ago I began a journey with a few women to explore if micro-credit (small loans) along with skills training can make a difference ... I was doubtful to begin with thinking that women who could barely feed their families would not be able to engage in such activities. Fast track to today and these…

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Study time at our Annapurna Children Home

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Study Time

We consider education to be a very important element of our children's development support. Having a good quality education gives them more options as they enter adult life. Especially as our children already have multiple disadvantages because of their early background a quality education can be a bridge to a better future. Each child is unique and has a potential.…

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Cultural concert at our Bhaktapur Children Home

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Nepal is very rich with culture even if economically poor. We encourage all our children to develop their cultural dance and singing experiences as this will benefit them in many ways into adult life and give them appropriate skills to integrate into their communities. Recent school holidays meant that our children choreographed and performed their own concert while Hands with…

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Festival celebrations – Bhaktapur Children Home

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Festival celebrations – Bhaktapur Children Home

We encourage children in our care to maintain their culture and connection to their spiritual origins so it is delightful to see our children from Bhaktapur Children Home in Sipadol village attend local ceremonies and have some fun and enjoyment too! A welcomed break from their school studies where several of our children are participating in their SLC year which…

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