A letter from our partners at Kailash Home in Nepal where 27 of our #KailashKids remain on campus during a nationwide lockdown due to the global spread of COVID-19. Namaste and greetings from all of us!As we pass through these challenging times, we thought it important to keep our supporters and well-wishers informed of how we, … Continue reading Inside Lockdown in Nepal…
Girl1, our newest initiative at Kailash Home
While women and girls make up over half the global population, their circumstances in places around the world are often still far from equal to that of their male counterparts. In Nepal, women and girls are overwhelmingly less likely to be invested in both in terms of educational and governmental resources, and longstanding taboos and … Continue reading Girl1, our newest initiative at Kailash Home
Introducing Team Kailash 2020
Each year on the 29th of May, Nepal plays host to the world's highest marathon as runners from around the world converge to participate and compete in the Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon. Among the span of international entrants in this year's race will be six of our own! 2018 #TeamKailash pauses for a pre-race photo … Continue reading Introducing Team Kailash 2020
After almost 5 years of planning, working, fundraising, and waiting, Inauguration Day for the brand new buildings at Kailash Home arrived bright and clear. While every other part of our trip to Nepal was looked forward to with eager anticipation, no day was quite as heralded at this one. We were finally going to be … Continue reading Inauguration Day!
All Around Kathamandu
NOTE: Due to an internet issue, our previous post Welcome to Kailash published incorrectly! The version you received via email subscription or linked to via social media may not have been complete. Click the link above to head back and read the full post now that it's been corrected! 😌 By our second morning in … Continue reading All Around Kathamandu
Welcome to Kailash!
After our busy morning of touristing, it would have been easy to settle in for a nice long nap, but the prospect of finally seeing Kailash and our #KailashKids was more than enough of a caffeine boost. After a rather stuffy van ride (click here to contribute to funds for a new van for Kailash … Continue reading Welcome to Kailash!
"I bow to the divine in you." After two days and nights of Arabian wonder, we bid goodbye to the wonderful staff at Souq Waqif Hotels, the scorching temperatures, and the nation of Qatar. 🇶🇦 Welcome to Nepal!As you land in Kathmandu, even after sunset, you're forced to appreciate the vast sprawling size of the … Continue reading Namaste
Another Day in Doha!
Our second day in Doha dawned with even more sunshine and heat than the first, but that certainly didn't stop us from exploring the city a little more! After breakfast we embarked on a quest to visit the National Museum of Qatar. The museum is notable for it's unique design by renowned architect Jean Nouvel … Continue reading Another Day in Doha!
Camels, and Falcons, and Souqs . . .
مرحبا أصدقاء (marhabaan aisdiqa') That means "Hello friends!" in Arabic which is the official language here in Qatar. We've been very lucky though because most of the locals we've met also speak at least some English, and many of them are expats from other countries like Nepal! Our first full day in Doha was a … Continue reading Camels, and Falcons, and Souqs . . .
The Trip of a Lifetime
Good Morning HYF friends! ☀️ It's currently a little after 5:00am Florida time, and this update is coming to you from almost 12,000 feet above Slovakia. In about five hours (or so) the HYF team will arrive in Doha, Qatar on the first leg of our trip to Nepal and Kailash Home! We're so excited … Continue reading The Trip of a Lifetime