Category Archives: Nepal

Nepali citizenship …. finally

On International Women’s Day, you may remember me telling you the story of a mother and her two daughters and their fight for Nepali citizenship.  Let me remind you. Nepali born Deepti Gurung raised her two Nepali-born daughters – Nikita and … Continue reading

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Results are in – local elections Phase 1 Nepal

The first Local Elections in Nepal (Phase 1) for 20 years has been deemed to be a success, and have gone better than expected.  Voter turnout was a healthy 71% nationally despite voters having to travel many hours to their … Continue reading

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A lovely update from Child Haven

For those of you who know me for years, you will remember I climbed the littlest of the Himalayan mountains back in Fall 2011 with my friend Peter and his son Connery.  It was thanks to Jangbu and Mingmar of … Continue reading

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Latest news from SIRC

Drs Peter and Claire were recently at SIRC and prepared a great update for their blog, which I am sharing with you now. They were in Nepal to help in Dr Raju’s return to SIRC, now that he is a … Continue reading

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Historic election underway in Nepal

Local elections are underway in Nepal today, the first in over 20 years and the first under the new 2015 Constitution.  A momentous day for Nepal!! Not everyone was happy with the new Constitution however.  The Madhesi community felt the … Continue reading

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A time for renewal

This time of year is traditionally a time of renewal.  A time of farewell and thankfulness to what’s gone by, and a celebration in joyful hope of what is yet to come.  It’s a rebirth of sorts. What I find … Continue reading

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SIRC’s 15th Anniversary – photos

Looks to me like it was a very fun day yesterday – check out the photos. I am sure there was lots more fun and games, just no photographic evidence to be had. Congrats again SIRC, on your 15th Anniversary.

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