The Eckstrom Family’s Ama Ghar Story

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My family and I have supported Ama Foundation for years, and while I never doubted the merits of Ama Ghar as a charity, I have often been skeptical about supporting overseas programs due to the frequency of fraudulent and corrupt charities in the poorest regions of the world.  I certainly trusted those who knew first-hand about Ama Ghar, but I …

The Nepal Earthquake is not over.

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The Nepal Earthquake is not over. Two years later, it is still devastating the lives of children. The ground may have stopped shaking, but the effects of the 2015 earthquake in Nepal are far from over. Thousands of families have been destroyed forever – there has been a marked increase in child trafficking because vulnerable children were separated from their …

Five New Children to Make the Season Bright!

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Finally – after a long wait to clear paperwork – we have welcomed five more new children from the earthquake affected Districts. After the earthquake in April 2015, each of the 14 districts had numerous Child Safe Places and displaced person camps set-up and monitored by various INGO’s, NGO’s, GoN, and District Child Welfare Officers. Out of over 2,000 displaced …