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Celebrating Nepali New Year 2074 with Our Annapurna Children Home

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Celebrating Nepali New Year 2074 with Our Annapurna Children Home

Our Annapurna Children Home celebrating Nepali New Year 2074 with Kira Kay and the student of Manipal Medical College.

Our New Years Day has been a joy to share with the students at Manipal Medical Teaching College who arranged a fun program for us.
They organized games, prizes & snacks - plus being medical students a check up especially of…

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Some school holiday fun!

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Some school holiday fun!

Kira Kay with children at Bhaktapur Children Home having painting fun during school holidays.

Some school holiday fun! Our Bhaktapur Orphan Home house has been structurally fully repaired now post earthquake - but cosmetically it needs some loving - what better way to start than with pots of paint and many hands all together. It may not be 100% professional…

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A heartfelt call out from Kira Kay

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A heartfelt call out from Kira Kay

This is a heartfelt call out from Kira Kay for funds to keep our projects active and supporting children, women and communities in Nepal. Any amount small or large is VERY welcomed! see below on how to donate

I am once again in beloved Nepal - even with all the dust, horns and intermittent electricity I feel totally at home…

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Congratulations to Sibjan Chaulagain

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Congratulations to Sibjan Chaulagain

Congratulations to Sibjan Chaulagain who with his innovation with information technology for farmers has been part of one of the most innovative entrepreneur start-up initiatives the past months - Rockstart Impact program. Coming up soon will be all the participants presenting their business plans and ideas in Amsterdam, Netherlands March 16th when they will present to public audience and potential…

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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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