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Notes From the Field, Part 2: In Pokhara

For Tibetans in the Jampaling settlement, Pokhara has never quite been home, but remains the only place they have been allowed to live in for decades. Last year, a road expansion project threatened a significant part of the settlement, but we helped them with an ingenious solution.

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Notes From the Field, Part 1: In Kathmandu

It has been more than half a century since Tibetans began to flee their homeland for the uncertain life of refugees. As they have settled into small pockets in Nepal, that uncertainty has become a way of life. Still, with AHF's steadfast help, the Tibetan community finds ways to keep their culture alive, offer care to their aging members, and shape young leaders. How are they doing now?

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Making Strides in Mustang

This summer, we are thrilled to share two exciting pieces of news. The monastic school in Lo Manthang, revived with your support, celebrated its 24th re-founding anniversary in May. And our 21-year-old Jomsom Hostel alum, Ms. Tsering Lhamo, has been elected the Chair of Mustang district’s executive body!

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65 years on Everest

On the 65th anniversary of his father and Sir Ed climbing Everest, Norbu reflects on everything that has changed in the Everest area since then, and what lies ahead for the Sherpa people.

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Is There a Letter In Your Bag For Me?

Vice President Norbu Tenzing and President Erica Stone recently returned from their trip to Nepal where they met with STOP Girl Trafficking teachers and students

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Laxmi: from poverty to nursing school

Laxmi grew up in a poor village, and her father was an abusive alcoholic. In 2015 the earthquake destroyed her home, and she was close to dropping out of school. Then, SGT found her.

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Sanjita: 3 years and a world of difference

Sanjita and her sisters supported their parents, who were too sick to work. The earthquake leveled their home, and her family lost everything. And their village was in an area known for trafficking...

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2018 STOP Girl Trafficking dinner

Thank you all for making our 2018 STOP Girl Trafficking dinner such a success! With your support (and our say #NOtoNorbu campaign!), we were able to raise much needed funds that will help keep thousands of Nepali girls in school and safe from trafficking.

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Celebrating Scot Macbeth

Sunday, there was a gathering of Scot Macbeth’s tribe to celebrate the extraordinary life of this beloved founding AHF director.

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Happy Losar! Tibetan Year of the Earth Dog

February 16 marks the beginning of Losar, the Tibetan Year 2145. Each Losar we receive a bundle of cards from our partners, with wishes for a prosperous year and gratitude for your support.

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