Happy Dashain 2076!

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Dashain, the 15-day festival that is the most important in Nepal, symbolizes the victory of good over evil. Once upon a time, the Goddess Durga rode a tiger and armed herself with magic weapons to battle the demon Mahishasura. After fighting for nine days and nights, Durga finally killed the devil and saved the whole country. Since then, offering sacrifices …

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 …

Srijana’s Fashion Triumph

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  We are always amazed at the accomplishments of our Ama Ghar children – even though we’ve thought they were brilliant since childhood, it’s great to get validation from the outside world. During Nepal Fashion Week, our Srijana, who is a student at design school, was one of three young designers featured in an incredible fashion show. What an experience …