News / 25 April 2020

A Lesson In Preparedness

It’s moments like these that we learn the value of preparedness. The pandemic of COVID-19 has left much of the world in shock. And though many…

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News / 17 April 2020

In Light of Hope | Together in Lockdown

It's quiet out there. Once bustling streets are now vacated, save for a few grocery seekers scattered here and there. It's an odd feeling, hearing…

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News / 18 March 2020

Our Response to COVID-19

Friends of MountainChild The past week has been challenging for all of us.  We hope you know our thoughts and prayers are with you as we face…

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News / 12 March 2020

A Kindred Connection | Sharmila Manandhar, MountainChild Government Liasion

This year, we celebrate MountainChild’s 20th anniversary. While the idea sparked on the trekking route nearly two decades ago, it took time to…

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News / 25 February 2020


We are teaching the future change makers. It is my hope to see them lead our community in the future. Though this work seems small, it's these small…

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News / 24 February 2020


I grew up and graduated from one of the RANCH homes, which is supported by MountainChild. After so, I stayed with my family. It was during that…

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News / 23 February 2020


Hi! I am Sangyee! I was born in Nubri valley, in a small Himalayan village. I am currently the director of the Nubri Learning Center. I believe I am…

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News / 31 January 2020

A Walk in Their Shoes

Nepal is home to all sorts of environments from dusty and bustling cities to desert plains to jungle trails to snowy peaks…

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News / 02 January 2020

5 Realities of Trafficking in Nepal + Hope to the Hopeless

They seem lost, like they’ve never been to an airport before. For being in the international terminal, they’re carrying surprisingly little. They…

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News / 10 December 2019


Thinley was our first HALO patient. What we felt after his rescue call was indescribable. We knew we had provided a life saving solution to an…

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News / 09 December 2019


We knew we needed to bridge the gap between the limited health care in remote villages and health care found in the city. This is where HALO was…

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News / 08 December 2019


20 years ago MountainChild started its journey to bring tangible aid to those living in the most remote parts of the Nepal. Quickly 5 Core Issues…

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News / 07 November 2019

Engineering Hope

The date was May 23, 2015. It had been less than one month since April 25, 2015 7.8 magnitude earthquake and subsequent 7.2 mag aftershock. My wife…

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News / 21 October 2019


I hope to see my country as a place where all the people enjoy equal opportunities to basic health care and that will help reduce causes of…

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News / 20 October 2019


I grew up at one of the RANCH homes, a home MountainChild supports for children. Recently, I completed my Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health that…

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News / 19 October 2019


Hi! I am Sonam! I was born in a small village in the Nubri Valley. From this month, I will serve as the Health Officer for MountainChild. I am a…

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News / 18 July 2019


My first visit to Nepal was in 2008. I immediately fell in love with the beautiful people, the colorful culture and the majestic scenery, and knew…

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News / 15 June 2019

This is Run4Hope | Sarah Wheeler

This is Sarah Wheeler. And we’re grateful she’s joining us again this year! What are three fun & interesting facts about yourself? I love…

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News / 06 June 2019

Jagat Primary School - 3 of 3

All's well that ends well! After months of laborious work, dedication, and commitment, this project is finally completed! Last month, the community…

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News / 05 June 2019

Jagat Primary School - 2 of 3

As the construction progressed, there was a shortage of labor and timber. But even this proved minor compared to the discovery of large caverns…

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News / 04 June 2019

Jagat Primary School - 1 of 3

Situated in the remote district of Gorkha, the Jagat Primary School is one of the few schools that provide education to the children of that village…

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News / 16 May 2019

The Work of a Monk

I found myself sitting in a brightly lit room, beautiful wood lined the meeting room. It was hard to believe that we were sitting at 3500 meters, in…

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News / 09 April 2019

Tibetan Maternal Health

Over the last 3 years, it’s been my great pleasure to research what pregnancy and childbirth look like for Tibetan women living in the far corners…

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News / 12 March 2019

Giving Back

This month, we got to hang out with some teachers from the Sama Learning Center (SLC)! These teachers were raised at the RANCH (Remote Areas of…

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