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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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The latest stories from Nepal

It’s been a rather busy few weeks for me this past while (on the work and life front).  That explains why I have not posted in over two weeks!  But I am here now. Firstly since the fundraiser on January 30 … Continue reading

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Support Child Haven – Concert on Feb 2nd, Vancouver

As many of you are already aware, I have been supporter of Child Haven for many years so this gives me great pleasure to promote their upcoming fundraiser event in Vancouver. Child Haven are a Canadian based charity founded by Bonnie … Continue reading

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Today’s earthquake – a few updates

It is past midnight now in Kathmandu, and almost 12 hours since the 2nd large earthquake of 7.3 hit Nepal.  The SIRC staff and patients are spending the night outside tonight due to the aftershocks and fear of being inside … Continue reading

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The impact of social enterprises

You’ll already know by now, aside from my interest in microfinance, I have also developed a curiosity in social enterprises and the impact they have on (primarily) ultra poor women from rural Bangladeshi villages. Not everyone is an entrepreneur afterall … Continue reading

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Canadians making a difference

After a blitz of work at SIRC, and a short mountain flight to view the Himalayas, Karen flew out yesterday and is en route right now for Toronto.  Esha treated us both to a night at the very nice Meribel … Continue reading

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Spring has returned, all is good with the world

We had an excessively cold few days at the weekend that lasted until Tuesday.  Rain, sleet in some places and very very cold.  No sun means no hot showers so generally a miserable few days.  I had to pull out … Continue reading

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