The bond between sponsor and child is unique and mutually life changing. My journey to the cluster of red brick buildings began six years ago when I became a pen pal to a young boy who left goat herding for a chance to be the first educated in his family. Today I still write. Continue reading A Life Changed
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, at Kailash Home, are faring in this part of … Continue reading A Note from 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 traditions, like chhaupadi, frequently leave them in disadvantageous or even outrightly … 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 from Kailash Home! After a year’s hiatus, Kailash Home (with the support of MHF) will once again send … Continue reading Meet the 2020 Team Kailash
After almost 5 years of planning, working, fundraising, and waiting, Inauguration Day for the brand new buildings at Kailash Home arrived bright and clear. Friends and supporters from around the world converged on Kailash and were greeted by staff, alumni, and the children. Before the official ceremony began, everyone mingled together under bright prayer flags and an elaborately adorned visitors’ tent. All around one could … Continue reading Inauguration Day at Kailash Home
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 to [the older children] when I was small.” The older … Continue reading Mentoring Program at Kailash Helps Newest Arrivals Acclimate