Every year, as many as 20,000 girls from the poorest parts of rural Nepal are trafficked: coerced or tricked with false promises, then sold into brothels, indentured servitude, or forced into child marriage. The way we combat this modern-day slavery is surprisingly effective: we prevent it.
Meet Syd Westley, newest member of the AHF team. She is sixteen and excited to be at AHF for four weeks to help with some of our projects and share her personal reflections on what she’s learned. This is her 2nd blog entry:
Blog: A world apart
Meet Syd Westley, newest member of the AHF team. She is sixteen and super excited to be with us at AHF for four weeks to learn, help with some of our projects, and share her personal reflections on what she’s learned.
A huge thanks to all the schools that held fundraisers on our behalf to help Nepal!
AHF Family: Sam Mehta
Suresh (Sam) Mehta is a retired corporate executive with a life-long passion for photography, the outdoors and adventure travel. He has traveled extensively in the Himalayas and recently spent three years there taking pictures and gathering stories for his excellent Himalayas: People and Places.