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Distribution of essential college text books at Melamchi Valley campus

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Distribution of essential college text books at Melamchi Valley campus

In the Sindhulpalchok district the earthquake impact destroyed more than 85% of homes and schools. HandswithHands has been collaborating with communities and schools with the help of TEAM Nepal in this District for almost 15 years. Since the earthquake one of our key impact focus points has been schools and education – creating safe spaces for children to continue their…

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Third Temporary school built in Sindhuli District

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Third Temporary school built in Sindhuli District

Thankyou Sibjan Chaulagain and your continued heartfelt work in your community. It is with pleasure that I share with my friends the third temporary school building that you have helped to build. Many hands are needed to rebuild in Nepal and your efforts with Creating Smiles are doing really great work to ensure education continues even with the difficult situation…

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Bhaktapur Self-Sustaining Children Home – upgraded temporary shelter.

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Bhaktapur Self-Sustaining Children Home – upgraded temporary shelter.

I have been learning new depths of patience and its accompanying vulnerabilities the last months, it is nice therefore to feel rewarded with some good news! This week our durable, sturdy Domo tents were finally released from the customs (thank you so much Neel & Bikash for all your amazing work to make this happen!) Thank you Daniel Kerber for…

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Temporary Schools in Sindhuli

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Temporary Schools in Sindhuli

With the efforts of Sibjan & SMILES, 3 schools in Sindhuli district are now benefited by bamboo buildings that serve as temporary school rooms for children to continue their studies. Having children back in school is truly an important need – Education is a vital key for children to unlock their own potential and effectively engage in their communities, environment…

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Update From Kira in Kathmandu Valley & Sindhulpalchok District

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Update From Kira in Kathmandu Valley & Sindhulpalchok District

Having spent now some days here in Nepal, in Kathmandu valley plus days out in Sindhulpalchok District I am feeling powerfully moved. Thankful to return & see the resilience of the Nepali people plus also feel & see the devastation present still. Yet as we drove yesterday through the monsoon rains there appeared a rainbow & this reminded me that…

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Medical support for women & children in Chitwan district

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Medical support for women & children in Chitwan district

This update is from our Hands With Hands Microcredit coordinator, Shila Pandey, who has been visiting different locations in the Chitwan District. The people most affected by this recent earthquakes are frequently those who are already in need of support. Our microcredit program the past 11 years has been targeted towards the most needful women in rural areas in Chitwan…

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24,000 School Rooms destroyed

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24,000 School Rooms destroyed

More than 24,000 schoolrooms in Nepal have been completely destroyed, and thousands more badly damaged. We are currently supporting building of temporary schoolrooms in various locations in Nepal. Ensuring that children can remain in school is of vital importance for their physical and mental well-being. The rebuilding of…

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Our Children Home in Sipadol Village

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Our Children Home in Sipadol Village

Slowly Rebuilding our Future

Our Children in Bhaktapur Children Home in Sipadol are doing amazingly well given what they have experienced - being right in the midst of main impact. Our beautifully almost finsihed *Home" building was badly damaged in the earthquake. Thankfully we were all safe and the building was safe enough for us to not be hurt in any…

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Thank You - Again!

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Wholehearted & warmest THANK YOU – DANKE – DHANYABAD

Many of you receiving this note have written personal messages along with your donation to help us in Nepal. These messages have been so heart warming and are motivating and encouraging me to keep in action, as well as being an inspiration to our many Nepali friends who are helping so…

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