Inside Lockdown in Nepal…

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

Inauguration Day!

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!

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

The Next Time We See These Buildings. . .

The next time we see these beautiful buildings it will be from the ground at Kailash Home! In a little less than a week the HYF team will be heading to Nepal to celebrate the grand opening of the new Social and Study Pavilions.  We're so incredibly excited to celebrate this momentous occasion with the … Continue reading The Next Time We See These Buildings. . .

Help Zimpa & Dolker Get to Thailand!

At Himalayan Youth Foundation our commitment to fostering our Kailash Kids doesn't stop when they graduate and move on to independent young adult lives. We are always thrilled to see our graduates achieving and excelling in their next chapters as well! Two of our recent Kailash graduates, Dolker and Zimpa, have received the prestigious opportunity … Continue reading Help Zimpa & Dolker Get to Thailand!

Welcome (back) home!

While we're equally thrilled and proud when our #KailashKids graduate and go out into the world to accomplish great things, we also love having them back on campus with us. We recently welcomed a group of alumni back to Kailash for conversation, community, and a tour of our new builds. One of our ongoing projects … Continue reading Welcome (back) home!