had college internship for a month in a district called Myagdi. Myagdi district lies in the western part of Nepal and it is a very remote area. The district with the Beni as its headquarter covers an area of 2,297 km square. There is extreme poverty and people have less access to health care facilities. The … Read more
s a social worker, the desire to help others is in Erika Mateus’ blood. She believes in helping and caring for children and teaching them to think critically, value life and the planet. In addition to traditional education, she believes in teaching each child that the world can be a different and better place. Growing … Read more
While on summer break, HCC Signature Program students continue to create new opportunities for learning. Use the task bar at the bottom to scroll through all 12 pages!
At the end of grade 10, students in Nepal take the Secondary Education Exam (SEE). Their scores determine which pathways are available to them for further studies. Ambika: I was very happy to hear my result. We have a grading system in Nepal. I got 3.70 GPA. After completion of grade ten, we are called … Read more
It all started with a dream. When Artur Ferrari was a little boy growing up in Brazil, he had a dream that he wanted to see the world on a motorcycle. “Brazil has a lot of poverty, too, you see,” Artur said, noting that when he left home for the first time, living and working … Read more
Earlier this year, HCC Signature Students had a surprise visit from retired NBA star Ronny Turiaf. Ronny spent a couple of days with HCC students in Kathmandu, sharing stories, playing basketball, singing, dancing, and building friendships. Ronny inspired everyone with his life story, positive attitude, and kind spirit. The HCC students were excited to meet … Read more
HCC is thrilled to announce that we have received the Platinum Seal of Transparency in 2018 from GuideStar USA! GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information about nonprofit organizations. One of the top nonprofit vetting organizations in the world, GuideStar’s Platinum Seal of Transparency is its highest recognition. We are honored to receive GuideStar’s … Read more
At a recent Open House hosted by the U.S. Embassy, Nepal, HCC Co-Founders Bruce, and Susan Keenan, and HCC Director of Nepal Programs Sadie Green had the opportunity to meet the U.S. Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B. Teplitz. Ambassador Teplitz has been with the U.S. State Department since 1991 and currently works as U.S. Ambassador … Read more
Update! As of July 3rd, Shaun has raised just shy of $20,000!! As a former competitive rugby player at Oxford turned World Fitness Champion and London-based entrepreneur, Shaun Stafford is no stranger to putting in the hard work to achieve one’s goals. His next challenge? Running in the 2018 Everest Marathon, notoriously difficult and the … Read more
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