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Posts by Author: Bruce Moore

The Slums of Surkhet

Ten minutes from the bus depot is a target-rich environment for slavers – a slum alongside a busy, dusty highway. We crossed fetid open drains on sheets of plywood (there are no paths) to meet two of the SGT girls living there.

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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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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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Fueling the mind while on the mend

Our Hospital and Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children set up a classroom so kids won't fall behind in their studies during long hospital stays.

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After graduation: the technical option

For girls in STOP Girl Trafficking who pass their grade 10 exams but aren’t interested in college, AHF supports another option.

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Summer's end, the Yartung Horse Festival

Yar tun marks the end of the lazy days of the growing season and the start of the hard work of the harvest. The ancient festival was revived in Lo Manthang about 15 years ago.

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Meet the first Loba doctor

When Wangdi was a young boy growing up in a low-caste village near Lo Manthang, he witnessed his sister’s death—something that could have been prevented if there had been medical care available.

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What's cooking in Kahule?

Maina Lama is breaking the mold for women in rural Nepal. She runs a small café in Kahule serving up veggies she grew herself, with help from an AHF-supported women's co-op.

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Far and wide: HRDC's network of amazing doctors

Bishal Rana Magar and some friends went swimming in the nearby river. In a freak accident, the riverbank collapsed and buried him. His friends dragged him out, unknowingly dislocating his spine.

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More temporary learning centers = more TLC

In the quake-ravaged district of Sindhupalchowk, an estimated 80% of homes were destroyed and almost 2,000 lives were lost. We've ‘adopted’ seven public schools there.

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