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March 18, 2017

Too Young for Surgery

A local pediatrician was talking about a case with me the other day about a three day old child who is suffering from a birth defect. This baby girl was born on February 26, 2017 in a remote village of Surkhet. Her father is 20 and mother is 18.

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February 26, 2017

School for the Blind

I'm proud that we support a few visually impaired scholars at a government program. The resilience and strength of these girls is unbelievable. It's hard navigating the streets and the world here in Nepal as a seeing person. I can't believe what they have to overcome everyday with such limited support. These students have big dreams and we will continue to do what we can to see that their dreams come true.

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February 17, 2017

Race for Equality

For International Women's Day, we decided to revisit an activity we first tried in 2015. We're going to celebrate women by running in their honor, and we encourage you to join us! Here in Surkhet, we will be writing the reasons why we are running on a piece of paper - for gender equality, for better access to education, for the ending of child marriage, to diminish the wage gap, to stop domestic violence and for all over the other hopes we have for women and girls all over the world.

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February 11, 2017

Update on Kanchi’s Children

UPDATE: all three of Kanchi's children tested negative for TB!!! Thank goodness.

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February 09, 2017

Our Love Letter to You

We often tell you how thankful we are for all that you do, but we don't often tell you how much we Love you. In celebration of Love, we'd like to share the launch video for "Love Letters to My Children: The Maggie Doyne Documentary."

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