Report on the "Soft Opening" from the Ellison Family

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Hope you’ll enjoy this post from Trish McCully, Bonnie Ellison’s sister – wonderful background about the Ellison family and more detail about the ribbon cutting ceremony: “Our day began with much anticipation. The Ellison family numbered six plus our friend Daisy was visiting Ama Gharís new home and Bonnie Didiís heart project. In 2001, Bonnie Didi called the family and …

Report on the “Soft Opening” from the Ellison Family

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Hope you’ll enjoy this post from Trish McCully, Bonnie Ellison’s sister – wonderful background about the Ellison family and more detail about the ribbon cutting ceremony: “Our day began with much anticipation. The Ellison family numbered six plus our friend Daisy was visiting Ama Gharís new home and Bonnie Didiís heart project. In 2001, Bonnie Didi called the family and …

Dashain Celebrations

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Dashain is always a special time for the Ama Ghar children, but this year was particularly exciting for the children because Shrawan Nepali, Ama Ghar co-founder, celebrated Dashain with us and gave tika (the combination of rice and tika powder applied to the forehead as a blessing)†to all. In the Nepali tradition, all elders give tika to everyone younger at …

A Goodbye Gift from Coley

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Our wonderful Ama Ghar friend and volunteer, Jacole† (the kids call her Coley), a Montana girl who has been living in Nepal for two years , was leaving Nepal for a graduate program in Boston. As a going-away present to the Ama Ghar children, she put together a climbing party, where the children learned to rappel off a six story …