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  • Asmita's New House

    Home Visit to Amita’s New House

    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. Together with a grant from the government, they have successfully completed the new build. What a pleasure to see the family living

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  • The KIKN Children

    KIKN’s Open Day

    The festival of Dashain-Tihar has come early this year. The schools close for 3/4 weeks from today. Many of our children will be returning to their rural villages for Dashain with the older generations. KIKN had its best turn out to date. It was good to see the children and their mums and a couple

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  • Lubhoo School

    Lubhoo School Visit

    Made a scheduled visit today to see the projects which KIKN started last year. A German charity has continued to help, building extra classrooms for the school. The kindergarten is now housed there. The Computer room is in full swing with attendant pupils. The delightful nursery children are enjoying the furnished rooms which KIKN helps

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  • What a lot of rice

    Food for the Festival

    With good house keeping, KIKN was able to buy groceries for the 30 families whose children go begging each day. 15 kilos of rice, 2 litres of cooking oil and 2 kilos of red lentils were packaged for each family. Mothers came to collect them at the school. It was chaotic for an hour or

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  • Wholesale Market in Kathmandu

    Last Shopping Spree

    Tracksuits made up, underclothes sourced, jerseys bought, for all our 40 + sponsored children. Uma did well with the list, remembering the permutation of sizes, preferred colours, trends and styles. I am just grateful that I am merely the cashier. I hand over the money once the bartering is done successfully by Uma. The roads

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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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