Posts by Topic: Shelter
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.
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.
Dog day afternoon
In Nepal, every dog really does have its day. During the Kukur Tihar festival, canines get the royal treatment.
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.
Big improvements at Sambhota School
High in the hills outside of Darjeeling, life just got a little easier for the kids at Sambhota School.
Syabru: rebuilding a village
The two earthquakes of April 25 and May 12 last year brought down every home in the village of Syrabru. Thankfully, new earthquake-resistant homes are beginning to come up, one by one.
Mime over matter
AHF's Bruce Moore explores the resiliency of Upper Mustang in the face of a devastating earthquake.
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.
One month on
AHF Regional Director Bruce Moore reflects on the situation in Nepal, one month after everything changed.
Kahule, part 2: special delivery
Three miracles happened: the road to Kahule was free of landslides, tarps became available, and we found a truck to bring them to our women's co-op five hours outside of Kathmandu.