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Making miracles happen

A visit to HRDC makes my week. Seeing firsthand the life changing procedures and therapies Dr. Ashok and now his son, Dr. Bibek and the team offer these children is to witness miracles over and over again.

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Meanwhile, in Nepal...

Nepal is in a strict lockdown until April ​7th. So far, there are only a handful of recorded cases of COVID-19, but lack of testing and info about proper safeguards ​is an ongoing concern.

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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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Eye camps bring life into focus

Getting by in the world is difficult enough for people in the Himalaya. And if you can’t even see the world? AHF has launched a new eye health campaign for Himalayan communities in Kathmandu.

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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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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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HRDC wins World of Children Award (again!)

One of our longtime and most awe-inspiring partners, Dr. Ashok Banskota and his Hospital and Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children (HRDC), has won an esteemed award—again!

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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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The hidden toll of living with disability in Nepal

HRDC works tirelessly to rebuild the confidence and social skills of their patients.

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Uprooted in Namche

Nawang Doka Sherpa, who runs the dental clinic in Namche, managed to treat one last patient just before bad luck struck again.

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