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Bishu (Dil Narayan) Himalayan Children’s Charities Earthquake Victim

June 14, 2017

Two-year-old Bishu is in lower kindergarten. He is an intelligent and active boy who is currently working on figuring out his numbers and alphabets (Nepali and English). Soon after his birth his young mother abandoned him and disappeared.  His home was destroyed in the earthquake, and Bishnu’s desperately poor, elderly father is in his 70’s … Read more

Ram Krishna Himalayan Children’s Charities Earthquake Victim

June 12, 2017

2-year-old Ram Krishna’s father was killed in the earthquake-triggered landslide while working as a laborer at a hydropower plant in a neighboring district. He was born after the earthquake. As a young, widowed mother in rural Nepal, Ram’s mother’s future prospects are precarious. He lives with his young mother and older sister, Sadiksha, in a … Read more

HCC Nepal Menstrual Hygiene Awareness Outside

Menstrual Hygiene Awareness Project Coordinated by HCC Grads

June 9, 2017

HCC Graduate Khil is currently HCC’s Program Operations Officer. He previously worked as a Program Coordinator on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of YUWA. He also serves as Vice President of Girls Empowered by Travel. He wrote the following report of his programming for girls at Bal Mandir orphanage in Kathmandu on World Menstrual … Read more

HCC Nepal Bus Barsha

Barsha Travels to Dang with Sickle Cell Research Team

June 6, 2017

HCC Student Barsha wrote this report about her experience working with a medical research team from the University of British Columbia.  Last month I had my final exams for grade 12, and I did very well. After finishing the exams, I had an opportunity to go to Dang for two weeks, and I was very … Read more

HCC Biannual Update

Biannual Update 2017 from HCC Team

May 26, 2017

The following update was sent out with our sponsor updates this past month. If you are interested in sponsoring a child, please reach out to us at [email protected]  Dear HCC Family, We would like to take a moment to celebrate our accomplishments and the life-changing impact that sponsors and staff have achieved together. HCC has … Read more

HCC Free Yoga NYC

Free Yoga with HCC in NYC this June

May 24, 2017

Calling all New Yorkers! If you live in the New York tri-state area, or you will be visiting the New York area this June, join us for community, free yoga, and a chance to speak with Director of Nepal Programs Sadie Green as she visits the US over the summer. Exhale Spa (Central Park South … Read more

HCC Nepal Grad Returns Home

HCC Graduate Returns Home to Vote for the First Time

May 21, 2017

HCC Graduate and current HCC staff member Laxmi returned to her hometown to vote in the first local and municipal elections held in Nepal in 20 years. Laxmi wrote this reflection on her experience returning home to vote.  The trip to Sindhupalchok, the place where I was born, and visiting my maternal uncle was fun. … Read more

HCC Nepal Witness Election

Students Observe the First Elections Held in Nepal in 20 Years

May 19, 2017

Not since the elections of 1997 has Nepal seen elections on a local, municipal level. For HCC students, some born during the height of Nepal’s 10-year civil war (1996-2006), the elections in Nepal are their first exposure to a fair and free democratic process and the importance of civic engagement at the local level. Although … Read more

HCC Nepal Pushpa with friends

Student Update: Pushpa’s Pokhara Trip

May 16, 2017

The following update was written by HCC senior student Pushpa.  I am Pushpa Bam and I recently finished my SEE (Secondary Education Examination). For a break and as a graduation gift, three of us (Harsha, Bina and myself) were given a chance to go to Pokhara with visitors from the Maya Gold Foundation. We were … Read more

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