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Double your impact on GivingTuesday

Answer the call on GivingTuesday, December 3rd, and your donation will be MATCHED to help twice as many people in need. The first 100 donations of $100 or more will also receive a Limited-Edition trucker hat, featuring Namaste and the Himalayan mountains in colors inspired by the Tibetan flag, as a gift from our friends at Marmot.

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Altruism in Action

A heartfelt thank you to everyone who helped make this year’s Infamous Annual Dinner an unmitigated success. Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of AHF supporters, many, many Himalayan people will have better, happier lives.

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Annapurna's Song

The Jerry Garcia Foundation has released the first album on its Only Love Records music label, Annapurna's Song, Music of the Himalayas, a collaborative project with Seven Seas Music to benefit the American Himalayan Foundation.

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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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