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2019 Secondary Education Examination Graduates!

July 12, 2019

At the end of grade 10 students in Nepal are required to take the Secondary Education Exam (SEE). This milestone is a crucial step in their advancement to higher education. Nine students in the Signature Program and three students in the RES Program were eligible and all twelve passed!! In addition to this achievement opening educational doors, the Signature Program … Read more

Students at Khushi Ghar Host an Open House Fundraiser!

July 5, 2019

The students at Khushi Ghar recently hosted a open house as a fundraiser for their summer Sewa (service) Project. The funds they raised were matched by a generous sponsor so their efforts could go even further! Barsha tells us the full story: On June 14th, 2019 we held an open house fundraising event at Khushi … Read more

Student Spotlight: Rina

May 28, 2019

Rina recently graduated from grade 10 and moved into Khushi Ghar full time. She is using her time before she starts school again in the fall to volunteer and give back to her community. She wrote us a letter about this month’s theme: JOY   I have felt joy many times in my life. Even … Read more

Interview With HCC Youth Council Member Jiya

May 26, 2019

Student volunteers from the HCC Youth Council (USA) recently made photobooks for the students in Nepal graduating from grade 10. We asked Jiya to tell us about her experience creating them. What do you find most rewarding about volunteering with HCC? The joy on the kids faces when we talk and meet in person  is … Read more

New Partnership Alert! Sportiqe + HCC

May 9, 2019

    Until May 22, Sportiqe Apparel will be donating a portion of proceeds to HCC! We are excited about this partnership – not only does Sportiqe make comfortable, globally conscious apparel, but their regular social impact campaigns are making a difference with every purchase!     Check out their blog about Founders Bruce and … Read more

Saraswati’s Update from Her Last Year in University

May 2, 2019

  Saraswati has been studying hard and sent us a letter as she finishes her last year of her Bachelor’s Degree. I was so happy to meet with Bruce Uncle and Dinesh Uncle. It had been a monotonous routine and your visit really cheered me up a lot. I have been focusing on my practicals since … Read more

Interview with Sponsor Naresh Gurung

April 23, 2019

  Recently HCC sponsor Naresh Gurung was able to visit with the students at Khushi Ghar. He sat down to talk about his experience as a mentor and sponsor and what it was like to meet the students he’s been helping!   How did you find out about hcc? My parents were originally from Pokhara … Read more

Student Spotlight: Bina

April 23, 2019

  entorship is a fundamental part of what we do. Guiding the students to find their path, to be their best and encouraging them to do the same for their communities. Bina truly exemplifies these qualities. In grade 12, she is a good student, a poet and a voracious reader, and this last year she … Read more

Empowerment at the Women’s Leadership Summit

March 19, 2019

Chet and HCC Khushi Ghar House Parent Hira recently attended a course on women’s empowerment and shifting the patriarchal paradigm in Nepal.     omen’s Leadership Summit is a six month leadership program that comprises a six-day residential program, three bi-monthly meet-ups and a graduation program. Women’s Leadership Summit works to foster leadership and technical skills to … Read more



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