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 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!

Mentoring Program Helps New Arrivals Acclimate

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

Welcome to the Newest Class of Kailash Kids!

Mid-April brings the official Nepali new year, just about the same time that we welcome our incoming class of children to Kailash Home. While all Nepali take this time to reflect on what lies behind and what the future might bring, these ten new Kailash Kids will make a more drastic change than most as … Continue reading Welcome to the Newest Class of Kailash Kids!