Full Circle Philanthropy With Bonnie

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Bonnie’s life has taken her all around the world — she has lived in the United States, Europe, Libya, and Nepal, just to name a few. In 1961, Bonnie enrolled in the inaugural class at the Leysin American School in Switzerland. LAS has a mission to educate, nurture, and create caring world citizens. Bonnie is that mission personified, and her …

Ama Ghar’s World Cup Fever

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Even though they had to stay up until 1:00 a.m. to see it, the Ama Ghar kids flocked to the World Cup Finals! They painted their faces and held up flags to root on their teams… they had reasons to cheer for both sides. They love the Three Mums, our wonderful supporters in the UK, so many of the kids …

Learning to Climb with Anish

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We are so lucky to have a professional guide and mountain climber, Anish Lama, among our alumni. He is a trekking guide and also teaches emergency medical training to first responders. Luckily for us, Anish arranged for three days of climbing for all Ama Ghar residents. Each day a different group of 10 or 11 children went to climb in …

A Guardian Angel

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Last month we heard from our partner, friend and amazing member of our Ama Ghar family, Kathleen Moldovan. She was heartbroken because Katherine Nemeth (Kay), who had been a champion of Moldovan Academy, Kathleen’s school in the San Francisco Bay Area, had passed away. Kathleen asked to work with us to find a very special way to honor Kay. Read …

A Happy Holi at Home!

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Holi is everyone’s favorite holiday at Ama Ghar. Many of the older kids came home to celebrate by throwing wiping and swiping tika powder at their family members – including Bonnie Auntie! Enjoy this family photo album.