Growing Children, Blooming Trees!

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We feel so lucky that we live in a beautiful valley just outside of Kathmandu, where our children can breathe clean air and experience the glories of their amazing country. In the spring, our trees begin to flower and so do the children – we realize how much they have grown and blossomed over the winter. And sometimes big sisters …

A Special Visitor

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A few weeks ago, our Ama Ghar family had a special visit from Indigo, the niece of our Ama Ghar board member, Poonam Mudvari. She wrote a wonderful account of her visit that we want to share with you here: As we drove through the bumpy Kathmandu roads to Ama Ghar, my knee was bouncing up and down, and not …

Let it Snow, Let it Snow…

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It is extremely rare to have snow at Ama Ghar, even in the coldest winter. We often have cold rain, sleet and even hail, but snow is a new and exciting experience for everyone! Since we don’t like to miss out on any opportunity for fun, all the kids and staff bundled up and spent some time heaving snowballs at …

Winter Fun at Ama Ghar!

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Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean our family doesn’t have any fun… no sitting around being bored for these kids! One of our favorite things to do, no matter what the time of year, is to put on a show – the kids call them “dramas” – and our cache of costumes is growing. And since one of their …

Ama Ghar Journalist Makes Good

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Jenuka was three years old when she and her sister Menuka came to Ama Ghar in 2001, and now she is a 20-year-old studying for her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism through a scholarship from the Bo M. Karlsson Foundation. We are so proud to share with you an excellent article she wrote for Glocal Khabar, an online portal that publishes …

It’s great to have Four Mums!

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We were so happy to welcome our lovely British mums back to Ama Ghar… they are a group of ladies who do fundraising for us throughout the year and then come for a visit, which the children look forward to so much! These wonderful women are such great role models for the children – during their visits they bring gift …

Ama Ghar Christmas 2018

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Christmas at Ama Ghar, like Christmas everywhere, is always exciting for the children. Though most of the children are Hindu or Buddhist, they are taught that Christmas is a time of peace, joy and giving. All the children and staff receive small gifts of sweets and trinkets, but the most fun part of the holiday is baking cookies in our …

Children Helping Children

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Our Ama Foundation Board Member Yasmijn Adhikari and her husband Pawan found a unique and fun way for their children to learn about giving back this year. Their oldest son Devin collected Halloween candy from his classmates in San Francisco and brought it to Ama Ghar to spread holiday cheer – and did it ever! All of the children had …