Chet and HCC Khushi Ghar House Parent Hira recently attended a course on women’s empowerment and shifting the patriarchal paradigm in Nepal. Women’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
It’s been a while that I haven’t had chance to communicate with you. I am really grateful for the love, support and care that you gave me. I have accomplished the journey to my master’s degree and this wouldn’t have been possible without your valuable support. Now I am able to live an independent, self … Read more
The students at Khushi Ghar are so excited to share their second newsletter! Click through to experience all 15 pages! And if you missed Issue #1, check it out here.
I 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
As 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
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