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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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A 42km Marathon

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A 42km Marathon

A 4am start today to support Sagar & Rabina participating in the 42 km marathon! We have had a sportif week with our youngest girls also winning awards for the sports participation - Sujata and Samicha and Puspa and Puja. We are thankful for everyone who is helping us create such a nourishing environment for our children to grow and…

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Jutpani Shree Uday Savings and credit cooperative

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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…

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Mamu Sarada's birthday & picnic

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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…

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

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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…

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ASSCH Celebrating Bhai Tikka during our Tihar festival

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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.…

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