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Forecast: 80 degrees and sunny

As a tribute to His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday, AHF started the 80 4 80 program to send 80 Tibetans to earn a college degree. Here are some of their stories.

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Back to school!

The Chuna Devi School is located in the once picturesque village of Maha Manjushree. Classes started again, but they're taking it slow this first week.

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No school in Syabru

The Tibetan settlement of Syabrubesi, gateway of the famous Langtang trek, has been pummeled by earthquakes and landslides. Relocating may be the only hope for students there to continue their studies.

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Class dismissed, for now

The schools are closed for now, but that hasn't deterred students in Panchkhal from getting some important lessons in health and hygiene along with relief supplies.

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Sambhota Primary School

There are few sure things in life for Tibetans in exile, but for 80 refugee children, Sambhota Primary school is both sanctuary and school.

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Finding a voice

Manju Joshi endured months of abuse in India before she was rescued and enrolled in STOP Girl Trafficking.

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Need a good cappuccino in Namche?

Nyima Tshering Sherpa can help you. Just step up to the bar at his Café 8848. Like something to read while you sip? No worries, he has a good selection in the Everest Book Store nearby.

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