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Earthquake resilient houses ­-yes it is possible

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Earthquake resilient houses ­-yes it is possible

The first example stone masonry earthquake resilient Home Building is almost completed (in Timal, Kavre), inspired by Abari and completed by local masons in the village. New examples are in planning to begin after monsoon in Sindhulpalchok District with TEAM Nepal & Abari. If we can give healthy resilient examples and trainings to show how safer buildings can be accomplished with local materials then perhaps…

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Narayansthan School building almost completed!

Geschreven door Kira Kay op . Gepost in News - Dutch

Narayansthan School building almost completed!

Although progress slowed as a consequence of heavy monsoon rains, the school buildings have almost been completed and will be ready for use very soon! There were some changes to the roof design dictated by Stichting Sathsathai Mundi, however in reality we have lovely new school buildings that will be safe, dry and cosy for the young student to study…

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Life is sometimes down & sometimes up - the cycles of life going round & round!

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Life is sometimes down & sometimes up - the cycles of life going round & round!

One afternoon end of March we were enjoying the afternoon at Annapurna Children Home when a storm arrived, at first it was fun with the big hail stones but then we saw how much it damaged all our crops, flowers and destroyed the goat shed on our new land. However thankfully with hard work and help we replanted crops and…

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Continuing growth and development in our microcredit project

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Continuing growth and development in our microcredit project

Very rewarding few days visiting with our microcredit villages and talking with the women participating - our 1st group (now 11 yrs progress) experiencing their empowerment & confidence at their regular Board meeting, our 2nd group that has great community bond & quietly uplifting their lives, and visiting our new location and 3rd group for the first time ... each…

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School Holiday outing with Children

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School Holiday outing with Children

Mother Nature is the best playground - waterfalls, rock climbing, tree climbing, picnic & general LOTS of fun at Shivapuri National Park with our children from Bhaktapur Orphan Home - so good to see their smiles & laughter after such an intense year after the earthquake a year ago! We did see some monkeys ... not only our children but…

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New Year – New buildings!

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New Year – New buildings!

Happy New year to all our Nepali friends ... we sincerely wish & hope 2073 will be a MUCH better year than the past year with its earthquakes, border blockade, politics etc!! We spent this day very much enjoying a NEW view ... of building earthquake safely at our project with Sathsathai Mundi (Ben & Tanja) in Narayansthan, Timal, Kavre…

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Wonderful day visiting our children at Bhaktapur Orphan Home

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Wonderful day visiting our children at Bhaktapur Orphan Home

Wonderful day visiting our children at Bhaktapur Orphan Home Bhaktapur - some of children still have one more day of exams & then school holidays begin for 15 days - so tomorrow we will be planning some celebratory outings that includes fun & new experiences! The repairs to our Homes are going really well - still quite some work to…

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Henny Huveneers prachtige poëziekaarten

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Henny Huveneers prachtige poëziekaarten

Henny Huveneers maakte na de aardbeving twee prachtige poëziekaarten voor Hands with Hands Holland met foto's van Coen. Deze zijn te koop door haar te mailen op "H_Huveneers@hotmail.com"

o Losse kaarten à 1,25 € (plus porto €0,75), totaal €2,-
o Pakketje van vier kaarten à €4,50 (plus porto €0,75), totaal €5,25
o Pakketje van tien kaarten à €10,- (plus porto €1,50), totaal…

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Our next Microcredit outreach has begun!

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Our next Microcredit outreach has begun!

Our approach with microcredit is to reach people who are truly the marginalised poor, primarily women. We combine microcredit with a variety of skills trainings to step by step empower participants to both understand their own capacity and implement businesses that can truly sustain them into the future. We aim to educate the women in financial literacy so that they…

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