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Gift of Eye check-up at ASSCH

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Gift of Eye check-up at ASSCH

We give heartfelt thank you to Ms Devika Gautam for her very kind gift of Eye checkup camp at our Annapurna Children Home. Every child and mothers’ eyes were checked in a safe and hygienic way! Devika's BM/TPB Foundation Eye Care center provided all the technical support. It is truly a blessing and gift to have our children's eyes properly…

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Eldest daughter Aasha’s wedding

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Eldest daughter Aasha’s wedding

With great JOY we celebrated the wedding of our eldest daughter Aasha. “Dearest Aasha, we are so proud of all your achievements, graduating school, completing your nursing qualification, and finding a permanent job nursing in the hospital and now this next big step in your adult life - marriage. We all wish the very best for you and your husband.…

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Happy Deepawali

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Happy Deepawali

Happy Deepawali to all our friends we wish you and your families a wonderful celebration! We share here some pictures from our Laxmi puja, with our beautiful Laxmi's. This is one part of Nepal’s major festival days that celebrates connection and reminds of life’s abundance that we need to invite into our lives. This ritual engages the youngest girls, representing…

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Teej Festival

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Teej Festival

On the occasion of Teej, an annual women festival in Nepal, our mothers and girls dress up, make up, dance and celebrate, bringing some joy during the ongoing lockdown time in Nepal. So uplifting to see their joyful faces and energy. Teej is a special women celebration festival in Nepal where women fast, pray/worship and feast, dance and honour each…

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SEE examination

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SEE examination

Being prepared for the real world, it is not going to be easy during these complicated times. However, you will make it, with all the hard work you have put in all this past year, we are sure. Super Congratulations to all of you Shubas, Sharmila & Sadhna for successfully completing your SEE examination - we truly wish you the…

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Sawaswati graduation

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Sawaswati graduation

We are so very happy to congratulate Sawaswati on her graduation as an Army cadet! “Dearest Sawaswati, may you have a fulfilling and successful career and make deep friendships and discover your strengths and gifts in your life ahead. We love you and we are proud of you!”

Sawaswati was one of our first children at Annapurna Self Sustaining…

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Our Self-Sustaining approach at ASSCH

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Our Self-Sustaining approach at ASSCH

Our Self-Sustaining approach is so helpful in this time of lockdown - stay safe and healthy everyone!  
We are very thankful for our self-sustaining initiatives that have created our farm and therefore a good food supply. It has also meant that our older children can get outside and help us with our gardening and gain outdoor exercise and sunshine as well…

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Our Annapurna Children are doign very well in this COVID-19 crisis

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Our Annapurna Children are doign very well in this COVID-19 crisis

Like everyone around the world we are confined to being "home" and taking care to wash hands and be healthy during this COVID-19 virus time. We are very HAPPY🥰 that we already have a good system of hygiene and cleaning  Plus with children in different ages we can continue home school work as older children teach the younger ones. But the very…

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Pokhara Industrial Festival

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Pokhara Industrial Festival

Our beautiful girls performed several cultural dance pieces at the Pokhara Industrial Festival - we are so proud that we can give back to our community with our heart centered gifts ❤ Cultural dance is very important in Nepalese community and our children – girls and boys – receive regular dance and singing lessons to develop their skills and to…

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Jutpani Shree Uday Savings & Credit cooperative journey

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Jutpani Shree Uday Savings & Credit cooperative journey

2006 began a journey of women (in Jutpani village, Chitwan, Nepal) being supported by HandswithHands to find their empowerment through a combination of microcredit, skills training and encouraging mentoring. This photomontage captures glimpses of the evolution of this Shree Uday Savings & Credit cooperative 2006 to 2019. This project began with 25 participants and now involves hundreds. Children have grown…

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