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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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My two weeks with the Māori

Kia ora! I just got back from Aotearoa, New Zealand, where I spent two fascinating weeks immersed in the Māori way of life.

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Lhosar Tashi Delek 2146!

Happy Losar! It’s 2146, the year of the Earth Pig, a year of joy, luck and prosperity. Students from Mustang and the Tibetan settlements camps have sent over colorful handdrawn cards to offer their gratitude and make your Tibetan New Year auspicious.

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