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  • The new school

    Ishwor Adharbhot Primary School

    This little school sits in the most deprived area in Kathmandu. It is also KIKN’s poorest to date. It has 80 pupils and 8 teachers, a good ratio of teachers to pupils. Within the pupil population, 32 children beg in the street before and after school. A local youth worker has managed to work with

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    First visit to Neel Barahi School

    First visit to Neel Barahi School today. Met up with Januka Nepal, the Principal. Much has been achieved by the school. There are now over 1100 pupils with over 300 in the 6th form. 5 years ago it was 600+ pupils with 8 6th formers. The Science lab KIKN / FFK helped to set up

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    Home Visits

    Uma and I visited 2 of our children who live in the slum by the main river. We thought we were seasoned workers…..We have seen it, been there, got the t-shirt….. and shock proof. How wrong we were! The narrow path along the river is where the families have their front doors. Mass migration to

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  • KIKN's Sponsored Children

    Lai See’s 10th Visit to Kathmandu

    Some of the 40 children received their sponsors’ letters today. How they have grown! I have received their school reports at the same time. A mixed bunch. Uma and I gave them the usual pep talk – need to do better apart from 4 of them. Good to see 2 of our undergrads too. They

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    Another Fundraising Event – Mary and Tony’s Golden Wedding Anniversary

    One of KIKN’s donors Mary Gosden and her husband Tony celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary on Saturday 2 September. They asked friends and families to make donations to KIKN in lieu of gifts. The generosity shown was overwhelming. Just under £900 was received for the benefit of KIKN children. Thank you Tony and Mary the golden

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    Floods in Nepal

    Reports have been coming through that access to Kathmandu has been affected. It would seem that the Kathmandu valley is relatively unscathed. It is in the rural villages and up in the mountains that are very badly affected. Places like Pokhara and Chitwan National park are reported to be in a very poor state indeed.

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