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 …

Honoring the International Day of the Girl

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In honor of the International Day of the Girl, we celebrate Manisha, who came to Ama Ghar as a small child from a remote village. Her mother had died and she was left to work long hours in the fields cutting and carrying grass for her stepmother – she had a very hard life and no hope for the future. …

Ama Ghar Alums in Architecture, Fashion

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We are so proud of our Ama Ghar “alumni” who came to us as small children, grew up at Ama Ghar, gained a great education and have gone out to support themselves as productive citizens. This is our mission at Ama Ghar, and these young people are living proof that it works. Subash, who will finish his architectural degree this …

Learning to Give and Receive

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Through the months of spring and early summer, the children have had many opportunities to give and receive… Our Swiss friends Sarah and Alain were here in the spring and took everyone to the Fun Parkā€¦. always a favorite outing with some favorite friends. Shortly thereafter, Alex, Marc and more friends from Switzerland visited and organized games, arts and crafts …

Join Us for the Himalayan Film Festival!

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Ama Foundation is co-sponsoring the Himalayan Film Festival, along with our many friends at Curry Without Worry, Nepal Youth Foundation, Third Eye Travel and Sahayeta.org, among others. An amazing number of beautiful films are being shown, both on the Opening Night in San Francisco (Friday, May 16) and in Berkeley, in conjunction with the Himalayan Fair, on Saturday, May 17. …