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At home on the range

In the 24 years I’ve been going to Lo Manthang, the welcome on this recent trip was a first: I was bucked off a speeding horse, who was anxious to get home.

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What does family look like?

Dr. Aruna Uprety and I walked to a small home to meet five girls and one tiny grandmother. Even for SGT, this was a special situation.

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Remembering Sir Ed

Today, Sir Edmund Hillary would have turned 100. He was a founding AHF board member and dedicated partner for over 30 years - and a dear friend. Here’s to Sir Ed!

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It's International Everest Day 2019!

Earlier this month, Norbu Tenzing visited a school in Nepal, and he noticed the students' books were open to a page with a familiar photo: his father's.

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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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International Women's Day 2019: This is what not being trafficked looks like

We take girls at a real risk of being trafficked and turn them into confident, articulate, grateful young women looking at very different futures.

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My two weeks with the Māori

Kia ora! I just got back from Aotearoa, New Zealand, where I spent two fascinating weeks immersed in the Māori way of life.

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Twice the joy at Ngoenga

Ngoenga in Tibetan means joyous, and this school for differently abled children is filled with those learning to live their best lives. Sonam and Nyima, after loving care and physical therapy, can now can stand on their own for the first time - and you can feel their joy!

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Into the Jungle

The wildlife corridors in Nepal's southern plains are central to the survival of endangered bengal tigers and one horned rhinos, and the ecosystem they are a part of. But poaching and human wildlife conflict remain serious threats. Our partnership with the Fund for Tiger and its work to engage local youth in conservation has been effective, and tiger population has nearly doubled.

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In the Hills

In 2007, we started STOP Girl Trafficking in Udayapur by enrolling 60 girls in school. This year, 848 girls are enrolled in 29 schools there! Our Udayapur SGT Alums are socially active in their communities, and enlisting to mentor SGT girls, and be the important Friday Class teachers. Trafficking in Udayapur is not yet defeated. So we are fighting!

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