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Dashain Festival with our children and family Bhaktapur Self Sustaining Children home in Sipadol village

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Dashain Festival with our children and family Bhaktapur Self Sustaining Children home in Sipadol village

With delight I shared Dashain Festival with our children and family at our Bhaktapur Self Sustaining Children home in Sipadol village - For our non Nepal friends this is a special festival celebrated every year with the emphasis on families coming together and sharing blessings of well being and abundance while enjoying special food and laughter. There is also many…

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Everyday Life in Our BSSCH - June 2018

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Everyday Life in Our BSSCH - June 2018

A wee glimpse into everyday life at our Bhaktapur Children Home on a Saturday, haircuts for the boys, a visit to the nearby Temple, some rice paddy planting and then hanging out talking and laughing and generally enjoying being together in our big family all together. We do things that any other Nepali family will be doing – simply we…

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New Beds for our ASSCH - June 2018

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New Beds for our ASSCH - June 2018

We are delighted that we have new beds – we did have to paint and repair but the basic structures are solid wood and good quality. Plus we now have all new mattresses and sheets and blankets. This will truly make a huge and positive difference in how we sleep and also a sense of security and peace. Thank you…

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Back to school - Annapurna Children home

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Back to school - Annapurna Children home

First day back at school for 2075 (Nepali year!) for most of our children - our youngest two and our children above class 10 all start back on Sunday. Today was a flurry of getting prepared, finding ties and socks but finally everyone was ready and Sarada gave everyone a blessings and reminder to utilise the school time well this…

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Safe School Buildings post earthquake

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Safe School Buildings post earthquake

Our involvement in Nepal (now 18 years!) has truly informed us how much education makes a difference - to individuals, their community and the entire country. The past few days Kira attended the handover ceremony of Terse higher Secondary school in Talamarang village, Sindhulpalchok district. The celebrations included beautiful dancing and singing from our students and also some of our…

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Ongoing development at Little Angels Children Home in Talamarang village

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Ongoing development at Little Angels Children Home in Talamarang village

Under the guidance of Neel Shahi & TEAM Nepal our children continue to evolve and mature and of course develop culturally appropriate life skills during school holidays! Neel can be frequently found in the early mornings encouraging the children to engage actively in our organic farm and gardens! Oh and Neel's regular encouragement of the children to study well and…

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Rebuilding schools safely & empowering communities

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Rebuilding schools safely & empowering communities

Our school college building in Gyaltham village Sinhulpalchock is almost complete – some electrical wiring and handles for doors and windows and then it will be is use as the next term starts after the upcoming elections. We are feeling thankful that this initiative which has been training local village workers how to build using compressed earth bricks and bamboo…

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