news

Jutpani Shree Uday Savings and credit cooperative

Written by Kira Kay on .

Jutpani Shree Uday Savings and credit cooperative

 I am feeling super proud and thankful to the women from our Jutpani Shree Uday Savings and credit cooperative who have created and coordinated an awareness program about violence towards women and about gender equality and the importance of encouraging girls to stay in school. These women who have truly empowered and uplifted their own lives themselves and now shine…

Read more: Jutpani Shree Uday Savings and credit cooperative

Mamu Sarada's birthday & picnic

Written by Kira Kay on .

Mamu Sarada's birthday & picnic

 Saturday Picnic! 💕 A quiet forest location with a secluded lake that we shared with only a few other families - thankfully we managed to get the largest and best spot for our extended big family! A picnic in Nepal is quite an experience and takes a lot of preparation and planing 💫 We take along everything, including firewood, pots…

Read more: Mamu Sarada's birthday & picnic

Our Mirco-Credit Celebratory 10th Anniversary AGM Picnic in Sauraha, Chitwan Nepal

Written by Kira Kay on .

Our Mirco-Credit Celebratory 10th Anniversary AGM Picnic in Sauraha, Chitwan Nepal

I am feeling inspired, uplifted & with my heart overflowing. Today was spent celebrating with women friends in Chitwan - some whom I met already 13 years ago. We began back then with a small step of supporting women to uplift their life situation - after an initial pilot phase we evolved into a sustainable legal structure for the long…

Read more: Our Mirco-Credit Celebratory 10th Anniversary AGM Picnic in Sauraha, Chitwan Nepal

ASSCH Celebrating Bhai Tikka during our Tihar festival

Written by Kira Kay on .

ASSCH Celebrating Bhai Tikka during our Tihar festival

Celebrating Bhai Tikka during our Tihar festival - a heartful blessing ceremony between brothers and sisters! With our big family this is always a highlight of our Tihar festival time as our sisters (and mothers!) prepare a sweet feast for our brothers and guests. Then the blessings ceremony unfolds with its many rituals along with much laughter and shared eating.…

Read more: ASSCH Celebrating Bhai Tikka during our Tihar festival

Happy Nepali New year 2076

Written by Kira Kay on .

Happy Nepali New year 2076

A heartfelt happy Nepali New year 2076 to all our friends. We wish all of us a joyful, abundant and successful year! Our girls visited the Bindhyabasini Temple early in the morning and our boys went for a very early morning (they left at 3,20am!) hike up to the Peace Stupa to watch the sun rise - all of them…

Read more: Happy Nepali New year 2076

Microcredit AGM - Chitwan November 2018

Written by Kira Kay on .

Microcredit AGM - Chitwan November 2018

I am once again deeply touched, inspired & encouraged by witnessing the empowerment that has unfolded the past 13 years with our women friends involved in microcredit and skills development in Chitwan, Nepal. Today (Nov 16) I was gifted a "Token of Love" at the annual general meeting of our microcredit cooperative - which illuminates my understanding of what has…

Read more: Microcredit AGM - Chitwan November 2018