A team of injured soldiers attempting to scale Mount Everest has been forced to pull out of the challenge because of safety concerns.
Mother’s day was celebrated in Rainbow Children home Nepal on 21st of April, 2012. All the children of RCH organized this program at their RCH home.
British actress and activist Joanna Lumley was due to arrive in Nepal on Monday to open a school built by her Gurkha charity, the Gurkha Welfare Trust , the British embassy said.
Everest May 2012 – the climb of a lifetime. After the outstanding success of the North Pole expedition, Walking with the Wounded have set their sights higher for 2012 – to successfully summit Mount Everest and put 5 wounded servicemen … Continue reading
Some of Rainbow Children’s Home’s children were lucky to go on an educational school trip this week. Class 6 pupils of the Tal Barahi Government School were taken on a visit around Pokhara valley. The students visited museums, temples, waterfalls, … Continue reading
Our friends from the Rainbow Children’s Home in Nepal have sent us a newsletter, containing their activities of the last months. Many things have happened: With the help of volunteers, they could rent a new house which is now the … Continue reading
Goma from the Rainbow Children’ Home in Pokhara sent us an email with some wonderful pictures of an outing they took on Phewa Lake. Some volunteers had helped organizing the day, and everyone enjoyed it very much. We hope you … Continue reading
Nepal is a country largely depending on agriculture, so no wonder a big festival is dedicated to this important economical secotr: On 29th June an agricultural daym called “Ropain Festival” was celebrated all over the country. Every year this festival … Continue reading
Recently another email from Goma at the Rainbow Children’s Home reached us: “On 14. April 2011 of your calendar we celebrated our Nepali New Year’s Day. Happy New Year 2068 to you! Rainbow Children’s Home celebrated this day with various … Continue reading
A newsletter from the Rainbow Children Home reached us: “Recently we went to visit the family of one of our children, Samjhana. We had informed them about our visit before, so they would be waiting for us. Our journey started … Continue reading
Our newest project has begun: Sunglasses for Porters. Do you have some old sunglasses you never wear? And you wanted to buy new ones for ages, but don’t want to waste the old ones? Well, here’s something: You don’t have … Continue reading
With many children there are lots of Birthdays to celebrate: “Recently we have celebrated the birthdays of all those children at the Rainbow Children Home born in February; there were four of them: Rabina, Kamal, Pokharel and Abhinav. The birthday … Continue reading
“End of January the Rainbow Children Home family and the women from our handicraft project went on an outing for a picnic near the village. We left home at 7 in the morning, and it took us one hour to … Continue reading
This letter recently reached us from Rainbow Children Home: “Mid of January we decided to take two of the children on a trip to their village to find out more about their past and families. Sagar and Indreni are from … Continue reading
A new, exciting project has started at the Rainbow Children Home: to give disadvantaged women in Nepal a possibility to earn their own income and provide for their families Rainbow Children Home has started the Handicraft Project, in which local … Continue reading
Here’s a lovely update from one of the fantastic projects we support in Nepal. They have just celebrated their biggest festival, Dashain. They told us that they “enjoyed this festival with various kinds of activities like boating, trekking, mountain goat … Continue reading
2009 marks the 30th anniversary of the United Nations’ International Year of the Child, a great opportunity to make 2009 a year in which the issues, injustices and challenges facing young people today can be highlighted. A chance for OJM to work with children … Continue reading
Himalayan Footsteps welcomes the fantastic support and co-operation from the staff and parents of Forbes Childrens Nursery, Edinburgh. Working together we will raise more money to sponsor poor and marginalized children of Nepal. Our Director, Oliver, met with Michael and Tharese, owners of Forbes, … Continue reading
Oliver Margry (right) is presenting a company cheque for £300 to John Cunningham of Mercy Corps at Bruntsfield Links in Edinburgh. Mr Lewis Watt and Mr Guy Dick are at the front of the photo, their courage to drive over … Continue reading
I would like to thank www.funtosee.com for donating some beautiful wall stickers for Rainbow Children’s Home in Nepal that we are supporting. I am going to spend some time with the children at the end of June to help brighten … Continue reading