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Shocking Facts about the Women of Nepal

When I myself am in Nepal, I feel uncomfortable about what I hear from others about the treatment of women.  Many men are violent towards their wives, it is considered normal. A headmaster once bragged to me about his violence to his wife.  He actually said he was astonished how a country could actually have…
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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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Remarkable Work!

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Hicap UK have been working hard to reinstate some order in the remote villages of the Lamjung District of Nepal , it has not been easy but we are really getting somewhere.  What have we managed to achieve so far: The commencement of the rebuilding of our house that was completely demolished by the second Quake. This…
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Big Fish Making Money Out of the Poor

GIVE ME A BREAK In Besishahar just before our trip to the schools that we support.  We decided to stay at a better hotel, they had offered us a good deal and we had to leave the car somewhere safe before our trip. I just had to blog there is nothing else for it.  I…
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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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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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