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Catherine's story: reunited in Swayambhu

Last year, I had the joy of teaching yoga to the Keydong nuns, and to the Tibetan elders at their home in Swayambhu. Our reunion this fall was wonderful.

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Home, sweet home

Some may call it an orphanage, but for the 84 children who live, study, and play together at Child Haven, it’s a big, loving family.

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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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Giving the golden years a new shine

We have walked up the stairs to the Tibetan elders' home many times, but this time was different—we were welcomed to their beautiful, newly rebuilt, home.

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A new home for Tibetan elders

Our Tibetan Elders Home in Kathmandu celebrated the opening of a newly-rebuilt residential building, built stronger and more earthquake resistant.

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Dog day afternoon

In Nepal, every dog really does have its day. During the Kukur Tihar festival, canines get the royal treatment.

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Tiger numbers rise, but so does poaching

Wild tiger populations have risen for the first time in a century. But poaching, too, has spiked, and tiger farms are only feeding the demand.

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New foundation, old souls

AHF supports an elders’ home near Swayambhunath, where 50 destitute Tibetan refugees are cared for by a dedicated staff and volunteers from the Tibetan Women’s Association.

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Big improvements at Sambhota Tibetan School

High in the hills outside of Darjeeling, life just got a little easier for the refugee kids at Sambhota Tibetan School.

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Syabru: rebuilding a village

The two earthquakes of April 25 and May 12 last year brought down every home in the settlement of Syrabru. Thankfully, new earthquake-resistant homes are beginning to come up, one by one.

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