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…
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
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!
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. . .
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!
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!
Our #KailashKids recently got to enjoy an afternoon splashing around, and we think they really enjoyed it. What do you think?
Construction on the new Social and Study Pavilions at Kailash Home is moving right along! 🏘 We can't wait to see these new building inaugurated in the fall on our 2019 Inauguration Trip.
When Yungdung Tsomo first entered Kailash Home, years ago, she met her new big “sister,” an older student assigned to help her deal with the upheaval of leaving behind her family and village for the promise of education. Despite her fears and homesickness, she remembers this time as “always fun…, and I always looked up … Continue reading Mentoring Program Helps New Arrivals Acclimate