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
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
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!