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During my last visit to Nepal I was surprised to learn about how the Caste system still affects the people in the mountains. I had heard stuff but not personally come across it.  Some time ago Hicap  with the help of funding from FFK arranged to build hostel for children that trek many miles to…
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Women, Orphans, and Inequality in Nepal

Something I began to question after visiting Nepal about 25 times over the last 10 years, sometimes staying for 2-3 months at a time.  Why are there so many orphans, are the parents dead, this is how we in the Western World think of orphans. Yes some do lose their parents, but many are abandoned….
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Bringing Hicap UK into 2016

New Year’s Message from Hicap UK  It is a difficult one this year, for obvious reasons.  2015 started very positive, with funding from Futures For Kids to build a hostel.  This all happened without incident, it was our first large project and amazingly everything went to plan. Here I am in Early April inspecting the…
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Double Trouble

Double Trouble Binod our project manager first identified the twins Karan and Arjun when they were 7 years old. In late 2012 during one of his regular visits to the villages in Lamjung. He was informed that they were living in a dreadful situation.  He contacted me in the UK and was so very worried…
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There is only so much we can do

There is only so much we can do This story began with a mountain accident.  Hicap’s project manager was trekking to Bahundanda on one of his normal inspection trips.  This was early 2011 when Binod called me on Skype to tell me about a dreadful accident on the road on the way to one of…
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Hicap UK to the rescue

Hicap UK to the Rescue This story began in November 2008. Suman was living in a remote village, he had no hope of ever receiving an education, trekking to school was just impossible, until one day Freda Casagrande arrived in his village the founder of Hi-cap UK. Sumans feet were twisted and the village begged…
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The Personal Touch

There is nothing more rewarding than seeing the real results of your work!   Hicap really reap humanitarian results.  Our recent visit to two of our supported villages, trying to get things back to a reasonable way of life.  Project Manager Binod has been busy doing a real job, checking all the families needs in…
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