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'Realm of the (Im)possible' with Alex Honnold

Thanks to everyone who joined us for a fantastic evening with Alex Honnold!

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Nepal's Festival of Lights... and dogs and cows, too

Tihar is a celebration of humanity’s relationships with each other, the animals that are close to us, and the triumph of light over darkness.

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Home, sweet home

Some may call it an orphanage, but for the 84 children who live, study, and play together at Child Haven, it’s a big, loving family.

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No shortage of joy at Navjyoti School

Even during a short visit to Navjyoti, you’re in for a year’s worth of hugs from its spirited students. This school in Kathmandu gives differently abled children the attentive care they need to be their best selves.

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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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