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Happy Home Nepal: abuse and scam

Happy Home, the ‘orphanage’ where I volunteered has been officially accused of several bad practices. Though some of it is more or less part of the Nepali life, the extends to which it happened certainly is not.
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Volunteering in an orphanage – what to expect

Pasang A and B running off with my shawl

Happy Home, the ‘orphanage’ where I volunteered has been officially accused of several bad practices. Though some of it is more or less part of the Nepali life, the extends to which it happened certainly is not.
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Work and achievements while volunteering

The kids and I at the annual picknick in Godawari

Happy Home, the ‘orphanage’ where I volunteered has been officially accused of several bad practices. Though some of it is more or less part of the Nepali life, the extends to which it happened certainly is not.
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Is it all about the money? Happy Home volunteering

Dallu women meeting in the Happy Home school

Happy Home, the ‘orphanage’ where I volunteered has been officially accused of several bad practices. Though some of it is more or less part of the Nepali life, the extends to which it happened certainly is not.
Long term volunteers… Read more

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Meet the neighbours [2] – living with street girls

the street girls posing for a photo - Nepal Lalitpur Hattiban, September 27th 2012

Their history
B. explained me he found these girls in Pashupati – it’s a Hindu sanctuary where rituals for the dead are performed. Because many offers like money and clothes are thrown in the river at Pashupati, it’s also known… Read more

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Meet the neighbours [1] – living with street girls

streetgirls next to my room - Nepal Lalitpur, 27th September

After living a whole week with a pack of 5-6 street girls next to my chamber, I can make a nice summary of what it is like. Interesting and surprising every single day, to say the least.
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Teej Celebration with the Happy Home kids

The elder girls from Acchram put on their nice clothes for Teej

Happy Home, the ‘orphanage’ where I volunteered has been officially accused of several bad practices. Though some of it is more or less part of the Nepali life, the extends to which it happened certainly is not.
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Matters of the heart [2]

Prakash with the book Petra gave him - Nepal SGNHC, 16th September 2012

Happy Home, the ‘orphanage’ where I volunteered has been officially accused of several bad practices. Though some of it is more or less part of the Nepali life, the extends to which it happened certainly is not.
Long term volunteers… Read more

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Matters of the heart [1] – Happy Home

Shahid Gangalal national heart centre

Happy Home, the ‘orphanage’ where I volunteered has been officially accused of several bad practices. Though some of it is more or less part of the Nepali life, the extends to which it happened certainly is not.
Long term volunteers… Read more

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Stormy days in Happy Home

Srijana, one of the lost kids of happy home

Happy Home, the ‘orphanage’ where I volunteered has been officially accused of several bad practices. Though some of it is more or less part of the Nepali life, the extends to which it happened certainly is not.
Long term volunteers… Read more

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