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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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First Stone ceremony of our Annapurna Eco Village

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First Stone ceremony of our Annapurna Eco Village

YaY❣️ We celebrated the "First Stone" ceremony of our Annapurna Eco Village Building project which will be our Forever Home to our Annapurna Children Home here in Pokhara, Nepal. This project has been a dream in the making for several years as many of you will already know :-) Now the real life building steps will be unfolding over the…

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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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Bratabandha at our Annapurna Children's Home

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Bratabandha at our Annapurna Children's Home

This week we celebrated the rite of passage 'Bratabandha' for 9 of our boys (Sofal, Sagar, Samyog, Ujiwal, Ravi, Sushil, Shuvas, Bushan & Sonam) at our Annapurna Children Home. This is a sacred Hindu ritual that makes the passage from child to young man and includes counseling and guidance from the priests and elder men in the family (in our…

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Happy Nepali New year 2076

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Happy Nepali New year 2076

A heartfelt happy Nepali New year 2076 to all our friends. We wish all of us a joyful, abundant and successful year! Our girls visited the Bindhyabasini Temple early in the morning and our boys went for a very early morning (they left at 3,20am!) hike up to the Peace Stupa to watch the sun rise - all of them…

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Nieuwsbrief Nepal April 2019

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Nieuwsbrief Nepal April 2019

Februari 2019 hebben we het Annapurna self-sustaining children home bij Pokhara weer opgezocht. We werden hartelijk ontvangen door Sarada, de 34 kinderen en 4 huismoeders. Het is alsof je in een grote familie komt met 16 broers en 18 zussen waarbij de oudste kinderen ook extra taken hebben in de keuken en het huishouden.Er zijn zowel de oude kleine groentetuinen…

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Children Playing at our ASSCH December 2018

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Children Playing at our ASSCH December 2018

Happy Sunday everyone! We share some smiles and laughter from our side to you all With such a big family we do have a lot of playmates and options for enjoying each other and being physically active with table tennis, badminton, monkey bars, dancing and much more - thank you to everyone who has been supporting and visiting us! And…

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Microcredit AGM - Chitwan November 2018

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Microcredit AGM - Chitwan November 2018

I am once again deeply touched, inspired & encouraged by witnessing the empowerment that has unfolded the past 13 years with our women friends involved in microcredit and skills development in Chitwan, Nepal. Today (Nov 16) I was gifted a "Token of Love" at the annual general meeting of our microcredit cooperative - which illuminates my understanding of what has…

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