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The healing power of water

Every morning, Ama Taomo, like many women and children in the Himalaya, carries her recycled juice and cooking oil containers to the nearest filter tap and collects safe drinking water for her family.

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Altruism in Action

A heartfelt thank you to everyone who helped make this year’s Infamous Annual Dinner an unmitigated success. Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of AHF supporters, many, many Himalayan people will have better, happier lives.

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Annapurna's Song

The Jerry Garcia Foundation has released the first album on its Only Love Records music label, Annapurna's Song, Music of the Himalayas, a collaborative project with Seven Seas Music to benefit the American Himalayan Foundation.

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World Kindness Day 2019

World Kindness Day is a global day that promotes the importance of being kind to each other. At our Infamous Annual Dinner last Thursday, our guest speaker, the amazing Matthieu Ricard, helped everyone understand that compassion for others is what binds us all together.

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Human Trafficking in Nepal

Viewpoints Radio chats with Sarah Bakker, the American Himalayan Foundation's Director of Operations, about AHF's STOP Girl Trafficking Initiative, which keeps Nepali girls stay safe from human trafficking by giving them an education.

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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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Twice the joy at Ngoenga

Ngoenga in Tibetan means joyous, and this school for differently abled children is filled with those learning to live their best lives. Sonam and Nyima, after loving care and physical therapy, can now can stand on their own for the first time - and you can feel their joy!

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Into the Jungle

The wildlife corridors in Nepal's southern plains are central to the survival of endangered bengal tigers and one horned rhinos, and the ecosystem they are a part of. But poaching and human wildlife conflict remain serious threats. Our partnership with the Fund for Tiger and its work to engage local youth in conservation has been effective, and tiger population has nearly doubled.

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In the Hills

In 2007, we started STOP Girl Trafficking in Udayapur by enrolling 60 girls in school. This year, 848 girls are enrolled in 29 schools there! Our Udayapur SGT Alums are socially active in their communities, and enlisting to mentor SGT girls, and be the important Friday Class teachers. Trafficking in Udayapur is not yet defeated. So we are fighting!

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