October 2015

  • Open Day

    KIKN Open Day

    Once a year KIKN welcomes all our sponsored children ( 38 this year ) and their parents to Uma’s orphanage. Many shopping sprees later, Uma and I purchased all the clothing we needed for every child. The children helped to pack the appropriate sized/colours into 38 individual packages. A great achievement by any standard!

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    Jana Sudhar School Honours KIKN

    Today is the beginning of the Festivals in Nepal. All the teachers and pupils came together to formally thank KIKN for providing the new facilities in this little state school in a very deprived areas of Kathmandu. They include a library, computer lab ( with 20 computers, desks and chairs ) science lab, Tiffin (breakfast)

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    The Boys Orphanage at Parapokar-Durrkot

    During my short visit in April (just before the earthquake), I met some of Uma ‘s volunteers who were interested in KIKN’S work. They came on some home visits with us, and saw at first hand the dire home conditions the local children were living in. Some of them then became interested in our work.

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    Thank You from Reejana

    A Big ‘Thank you’ from Reejana. Reejana is the young nursery teacher @Neel Barahi School whose family home was so badly damaged during the earthquake that they had to stay in a tent long after most of the people returned or found another room to rent. She supports her family of 7 on her meagre

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    The Zinc House

    KIKN has identified a family with 3 children living in a steel container in the aftermath of the earthquake. The children attend Jana Sudhar school. The eldest, Aneta Anai is a small 14 year old in class 6. She speaks very good English. Both children are good students according to Raju, the teacher who accompanied

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    The Children of Kathmandu

    Uma and I met 2 of the children Luni ( Uma’s daughter) sponsor. A very sad tale, it would appear that it is very common amongst the families from the lower socio-economic class. This little girl is 10 years old. Her brother is 5. They have been staying in a tent since the earthquake. Their

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