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World Kindness Day 2019

World Kindness Day is a global day that promotes the importance of being kind to each other. At our Infamous Annual Dinner last Thursday, our guest speaker, the amazing Matthieu Ricard, helped everyone understand that compassion for others is what binds us all together.

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Human Trafficking in Nepal

Viewpoints Radio chats with Sarah Bakker, the American Himalayan Foundation's Director of Operations, about AHF's STOP Girl Trafficking Initiative, which keeps Nepali girls stay safe from human trafficking by giving them an education.

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Rock Star Dawa Takes SGT Up

Twenty-five STOP Girl Trafficking alums and Friday Teachers just took part in a two-days outdoor education and leadership training led by Dawa Yangzum Sherpa, a North Face athlete and Everest and K2 summiter.

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Learning moments

We slipped out early our first morning in Kathmandu to catch the nuns in Keydong before they started their studies. Walking through the gate into the walled courtyard, the chaos of the road fell away...

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At home on the range

In the 24 years I’ve been going to Lo Manthang, the welcome on this recent trip was a first: I was bucked off a speeding horse, who was anxious to get home.

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What does family look like?

Dr. Aruna Uprety and I walked to a small home to meet five girls and one tiny grandmother. Even for SGT, this was a special situation.

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Remembering Sir Ed

Today, Sir Edmund Hillary would have turned 100. He was a founding AHF board member and dedicated partner for over 30 years - and a dear friend. Here’s to Sir Ed!

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It's International Everest Day 2019!

Earlier this month, Norbu Tenzing visited a Tibetan refugee school in Pokhara, Nepal. He noticed the students' books were open to a page with a familiar photo: his father's.

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Make miracles happen, every day, at HRDC

The Hospital and Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children (HRDC) takes in children whose bodies are broken, and fixes their bones, and gives them a new life. You make it happen.

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International Women's Day 2019: This is what not being trafficked looks like

We take girls at a real risk of being trafficked and turn them into confident, articulate, grateful young women looking at very different futures.

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