Posts By: Freda Casagrande

Indian Experience

Hi everyone Managed to get a feel for India in the 10 days that I was there.  I found the people just so kind and although I was on my own, I managed to do so much.  I am just going to share a few highlights of this trip which eventually took me to Nepal…
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Final Battle at Speakers Corner Tomorrow, London Hyde Park

  Tomorrow is the final day, at midnight it is over. In my mums words “Fight the Good Fight Till the End”, and my father had a little sign on the wall saying “It Matters not whether you won  or lost but it is how you played the Game” So into battle for the last time with my sword in hand. They would both have…
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Moving towards Midnight, The Sunday Final

If these kids could vote for us, they would, help them to vote by putting our story out there and asking people to help us to help them It has been a very long time since the nomination, it will be 10 days up to Midnight on the 1st March. I have to thank you to so many people…
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Please Vote for Freda Casagrande

Freda Casagrande – founder at Hi-Cap UK Inspired by a trip to the Himalayas at the age of 54, Freda gave up her high-profile career and dedicated her time to the children of this region. She spent her savings and single-handedly set up an orphanage in 2006 that housed 32 Tibetan children. By 2008, the…
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A Reminder of What Hicap DID in 2014

  2014 was a hard year but, also a year were we  broke through barriers.  We decided to branch out and start a volunteering programme. This have been very successful.  Two young women approached us separately and through hard work, determination and the utter dedication of Binod we made it happen.  See Caroline dancing with…
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So much has been happening

Hi Everyone As Christmas draws near and the end of 2014 I thought it was time I updated everyone about the work that has been being done this year. After returning from my last trip in November 13 things got pretty hard.  Funding became difficult to obtain and I really felt I did not know where…
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The wonders of Hi-Cap UK

  What we did in our long mountain visit during Nov/Dec 2013 Life don’t get much better than this.  Working in these areas is so very rewarding, I and my project manager Binod are just so lucky.  But of course it is not all enjoyment.  We spend days trekking and getting disappointed sometimes by the…
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Further adventures and Experiences in Nepal

Hospital Visit Following the election we made arrangements for Sushmita’s check up visit.  Many of you will be familiar with Sushmita’s story.  A child brought to us in 2009 needing medical help.  She was taken for an MRI scan we were told of the danger of an operation on her spine.  Her mother decided against it.  During my visit earlier…
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