Celebrate!

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Although the aftershocks continue, we have so much to celebrate at Ama Ghar. We are lucky to have so many friends around the world, so we are sharing with you these photos of our latest celebration – a party for Samjhana and Sushan because they both passed their national scholastic examination (SLC) with distinction. This means that they will be …

The Festival of Colors – Holi!

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Holi is a favorite holiday at Ama Ghar – and in fact, all over Nepal! The celebration, which will start March 27,  lasts for a week, in which the entire country gets covered with colored water… all over Nepal, people are throwing colors and water balloons, locally called “lolas”, on each other. Legend has it that Krishna loved to pull practical …

Christmas, New Year’s – End of Year Fun!

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During the month of December, the Ama Ghar kids waited anxiously for the package of cookie decorations being sent by our good friend Mary Averill, also known as Christmas Cookie Auntie, but when it hadn’t shown up by December 19, Bonnie Auntie took action. She received an email that two families were coming from the US for trekking  – and …