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HCC Nepal Firefighter

American Former Firefighter Teaches Students First Aid

February 23, 2018

Amir Mashhour, an American former firefighter, visited our youth home Khushi Ghar in Kathmandu and imparted his expertise on helpful, and potentially life-saving, first aid procedures. With so many of our students interested in pursuing a career in medicine, many were eager to learn more. However, all of our students, regardless of career aspirations, found … Read more

HCC Nepal Student Workshop

Students Take Workshops on Social Issues and Financial Planning

February 21, 2018

In collaboration with The Umbrella Foundation and additional funding from StartUp4Kids Nepal, HCC Signature Students have been participating in Aflateen workshops, created by the nonprofit Aflatoun. An international organization, Aflateen provides social and financial education to help empower millions of children and young adults worldwide. We’ve partnered with The Umbrella Foundation, an NGO in Kathmandu … Read more

Indira Ranamagar

Renowned Nepali Activist Indira Ranamagar Visits Khushi Ghar

February 21, 2018

Renowned Nepali social activist Indira Ranamagar visited HCC youth home Khushi Ghar to speak with HCC students. With a similar background to many of our students, Indira offered inspiring words, only further fueling our students’ energy to make a difference in the world.   Born into poverty in rural Nepal, Indira was prevented from attending … Read more

Jasmati Year of Leadership

HCC 2018: Year of Leadership

February 2, 2018

We are thrilled to announce “Leadership” as our central theme for 2018. All year, we will be highlighting the extraordinary leaders and examples of leadership in our global HCC community. Committed HCC supporters like you have activated the multitude of accomplishments of HCC students and graduates in 2017, ushering in a new era of leadership … Read more

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Harsha Selected to Play for Nepal in Street Child World Cup in Russia 2018

January 8, 2018

In May of 2018, Street Child United, in association with Save the Children, will host the Street Child World Cup to use soccer as a tool to connect over 200 street children from around the globe to change the negative perceptions and treatment of street children everywhere. Held right before the 2018 FIFA World Cup, … Read more

Anti Trafficking Comics

HCC Distributes Anti-Trafficking Comics as Human Trafficking Awareness Month Begins

January 5, 2018

Since 2013, January has marked a time when the international community comes together to reinforce the importance of spreading awareness of and prevention methods for human trafficking. On December 31st, HCC staff continued to spread awareness of human trafficking to the most vulnerable constituency in Nepal: school-aged children. In partnership with Cause Vision, a media … Read more

HCC Nepal Himalayan Times

Rina and Kabita Featured in The Himalayan Times

December 17, 2017

HCC students Kabita and Rina were mentioned in The Himalayan Times, Nepal’s top English daily newspaper, for their achievements as members of the Reliance School Girls Basketball team. In a nail biter final at the 24th Annual Gyan Carnival, Rina’s 11 points significantly helped push the Reliance School’s win over Innovative, 32-30. For her contributions … Read more

Katie Naber

Guest Column: Going Home to Khushi Ghar

December 16, 2017

HCC Supporter Katie Naber wrote a guest column about her visits to HCC Youth Home Khushi Ghar. Check out her reflection on her most recent visit in November of 2017.  My first time visiting Nepal was in 2011 to teach English to the students of Himalayan Children’s Charities. I spent a couple of months working … Read more

Sweetwater Annual Fundraiser

Photos from the Annual Atlanta Fundraiser are Available Online

December 1, 2017

Our Annual Fundraiser in Atlanta at Sweetwater Brewing Company was a smashing success and raised thousands of dollars to support HCC Students and Programming. We had a wonderful night of beer tasting, music, silent auction, raffle and community among friends, old and new. Thank you to all HCC Supporters, whether you’ve been with us for … Read more



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