What we do
Kids in Kathmandu Nepal (KIKN) charity has been set up to provide help and support to orphans and disadvantaged children and young people, mainly living in and around the Kalimati area in Kathmandu.
The Charity’s income comes from the sponsors of individual children, from fund raising events, from grants for specific projects, and one-off and regular donations from its supporters.
Sponsorship pays for the school fees, all the educational materials and school uniforms required for the sponsored children’s schooling.
- 1st October 2017
For the first time, all the 40 letters from the children to their sponsors have been given to me without any chasing up on my part. Reading through the letters (which I have to do as part of the requirements of Child Protection law governing Charitable organisations), I was both encouraged and humbled by the
- 26th September 2017
Cristina caught our attention last year when we made our first visit to the school. She was sobbing at the bottom of the stairs. It transpired that she had seen visitors coming and going, bringing goodies for the chosen few – the sponsored children, and she was never one of them! She was rejected by
- 24th September 2017
Deepak Naggi is one of the 20+ boy orphans living in the Orphanage. It is the oldest Orphanage in Kathmandu started by philanthropists in the 1920s. The original building which housed the boys was destroyed by the earthquake in 2015. While the next building which housed the girls remained intact the boys had to be
- 22nd September 2017
Asmita’s home was destroyed in the 2015 earthquake. For 18 months she and her family of 5 lived in a grain store, in unbelievable hardship. KIKN contributed under £2,000 towards the building cost of a new home. Together with a grant from the government, they have successfully completed the new build. What a pleasure to