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Meet Phakchok Rinpoche, a new generation of Tibetan Buddhist masters

Phakchok Rinpoche is a part of a new generation of Tibetan Buddhist masters. Come meet him on Oct. 30th at our Infamous Annual Dinner.

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Meet Everest Icons Apa Sherpa and Peter Athans

Apa Sherpa, aka ‘Super Sherpa,’ and Peter Athans, aka ‘Mr. Everset,’ are true Everest icons. Come meet them on Oct. 30th at our Infamous Annual Dinner this year.

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Compassionate care, every day

At the Hospital and Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children (HRDC), on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, it has been another busy year of transforming the lives of disadvantaged children.

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Meet Luigi, the maestro behind the mural renaissance in Mustang

Photo Feature and an Invitation: Restoring 15th century murals in the Himalayas.

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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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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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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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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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