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Microcredit does make a difference

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Microcredit does make a difference

Our second microcredit location in Sivanagar village held their AGM with a lot of smiles and good feelings! The women now fully manage the financial structure – Savings and Credit cooperative - We have supported them with training and guidance to be able manage the daily activities and yearly audits required to complete an AGM. All our microcredit initiatives are…

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Eco-rebuilding earthquake resiliently - Part 1

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Eco-rebuilding earthquake resiliently -  Part 1

Our project with Team Nepal and Abari to enable villagers to rebuild their own homes safely is underway! The on-the-job training is happening while building a two classroom building at Gyaltham, Melamchi tertiary Campus where we are co-creating with the villagers a tool library/workspace that will continue past the building to enable the villagers to access tools along with the…

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Our building collaborations

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Our building collaborations

Our building collaboration with Nepal eco-building company Abari, and its inspiring founder Nripal Adhikary, continue this month in Sindhulpalchok with our local partners there, TEAM Nepal (Neel & Bikash & Rajan leading this rebuild project) we will be building in two locations, one school and the other is the only technical/tertiary campus in the district and we will be creating…

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Microcredit continued growth

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Microcredit continued growth

Jutpani village was the location we began our microcredit outreach in 2005 with 25 women – 11 years onwards we have truly evolved into a healthy and sustainable financial vehicle providing savings and credit facilities to local women (and a few men!) being run and facilitated by the women themselves. This journey has had many challenges and growth experiences –…

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Our next rebuilding effort is about to get underway

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Our next rebuilding effort is about to get underway

Our next rebuilding effort is about to get underway this month in Sindhulpalchok in collaboration with TEAM Nepal & Abari Eco Building Co.
I am starting to get excited! After a lot of discussions and planning our "on the job" training collaboration with Abari, TEAM Nepal and HandswithHands is getting REAL! The approval process is well underway now for our…

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A truly special visit

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A truly special visit

There are times in ones life when you may meet an extra-ordinary person – someone who is going about their daily life with an integrity, humbleness and aspirations to make life better for everyone they meet. Dr Govinda KC of Nepal is such a man. When we first met him he simply knocked on our door with a bunch of…

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Celebrating Bhai Tikka during Tihar festival with our wonderful family

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Celebrating Bhai Tikka during Tihar festival with our wonderful family

Bhai Tikka is one of the main days of Diwali celebrations in Nepal. On this day, also know as "Brother and Sister day", sisters conduct a blessing ceremony and pray to Yamraja for her brother's long life and prosperity. The sisters also prepare special treats for their brothers and gift him this during the ceremony and the brother returns his sister a blessings along with…

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Moving time at our Annapurna Children Home

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Moving time at our Annapurna Children Home

There is still plenty to be done, however it looks promising that the main part of the move will be completed in the next two weeks.
As some of you already know we have to move from the house we have been living since we started our home. Our future vision is to build earthquake safe and sustainable buildings on…

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Dancing & Music classes for our Annapurna Self Sustaining Children Home

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Dancing & Music classes for our Annapurna Self Sustaining Children Home

Our Children have regular dancing & music classes which will be great for Dwali festival that requires a lot of dancing and singing! The children now also have karate/self defense classes and it seems like they have a lot of fun as well giving our children more body consciousness. We continually explore how we can develop the potential of our…

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Weekends are great for football playing & choco-banana pancakes

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Weekends are great for football playing & choco-banana pancakes

Thank you everyone who have helped with funds for the repairs after earthquake - we are back in our home at Bhaktapur Self Sustaining Children Home, out of the tents finally! Still lots to repair on our home (flooring, electricity, plumbing, painting & more) however at least for the upcoming winter we will be warmer this year!! We believe it…

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