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Beautiful, wild Mustang in photos

Every year after the planting season is over in Upper Mustang, villagers take out the sacred Kangyur texts and carry them around the fields in a prayer for a healthy harvest.

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Sherpa community celebrates reopening of Khumjung Gompa

400-year-old Khumjung Gompa, damaged beyond repair by the earthquakes, joyfully reopened its doors to the Sherpa community again this weekend.

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Eye camps bring life into focus for Tibetans

Getting by in the world is difficult enough for stateless Tibetans. And if you can’t even see the world? AHF has launched a new eye health campaign for Tibetan refugees in Kathmandu.

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Gai Jatra: Cow Festival or Day of the Dead? It’s both, actually

Nepal's Gai Jatra festival is a day to remember the departed—and a celebration of life.

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Congrats to 'General' Kamala for her work to STOP Girl Trafficking!

STOP Girl Trafficking 'General' Kamala Adhikari was recognized for her dedication to keeping girls in school and safe from being trafficked—by a real general!

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Getting back to the dharma

Two years ago, the Keydong Nunnery in Kathmandu had sustained so much damage it wasn’t possible to walk up the stairs. Today the young nuns are all smiles – between studies, of course.

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Dividing lines: A girl's life in rural Nepal

We stopped into a school where some of our STOP Girl Trafficking girls were writing essays and drawing pictures of what their lives are like. Their reality is stark.

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Giving the golden years a new shine

We have walked up the stairs to the Tibetan elders' home many times, but this time was different—we were welcomed to their beautiful, newly rebuilt, home.

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How this Missouri teen banded his community together to STOP Girl Trafficking

Jay Mehta, a student from Kansas City, rallied his community to raise $1,000 for STOP Girl Trafficking. That's ten more girls in school and safe!

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A new home for Tibetan elders

Our Tibetan Elders Home in Kathmandu celebrated the opening of a newly-rebuilt residential building, built stronger and more earthquake resistant.

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