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When girls win, we all do

AHF helps over 50,000 girls and women: girls at risk of being sold, orphans, patients in need of medical care, students, nuns, elders, Tibetan nomads and entrepreneurs. We asked some of them what, as women, it has meant for them.

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Art with heart

Art has the power to change perceptions—and in the case of social venture shakti, the power to change lives. shakti founder Mohini Malhotra hosted a benefit featuring women artists in emerging markets to help STOP Girl Trafficking.

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Happy Year of the Fire Rooster!

Today marks the beginning of Losar, the Tibetan Year 2144 of the Fire Rooster. The elders, students and teachers you help support share their gratitude and good wishes for the new year in these beautiful Losar cards.

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Then to now: Dali Sherpa

We caught up with Dali Sherpa, who graduated with an Associate's in Nursing on an AHF scholarship 13 years ago.

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The last king of Mustang (1930-2016)

This weekend marks the end of 49 days since the death the Raja of Mustang Jigme Palbar Bista. Buddhists believe it takes 49 days to guide the spirit to the next life through prayers.

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Yoga moves, part 2

AHF supporter Catherine Cussaguet volunteered to teach yoga to some of our partners while traveling the Himalaya. Second stop, the Tibetan elders' home in Kathmandu.

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Holiday cheer from the Himalaya!

We got a batch of holiday cards from some of the Tibetan schools we support, and they're too good not to share.

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Yoga moves at Keydong Nunnery

Longtime AHF supporter Catherine Cussaguet shares her experience teaching the little nuns of Keydong some serious yoga moves.

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Reviving a temple: Final pieces of the Thubchen puzzle

What does it take to revive an ancient temple? Two decades of total commitment, meticulous artistry, and detective work with His Holiness the Sakya Trizin.

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Dog day afternoon

In Nepal, every dog really does have its day. During the Kukur Tihar festival, canines get the royal treatment.

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