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!
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
"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
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!
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 . . .
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
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!