Author Archives: Rekha

Pete raised money online to give the older children the education they deserve

In November 2018 Pete asked his friends and family to sponsor him to eat nothing but dal bhat – that’s rice and lentils – just like the children here at Aishworya, to raise money to give 5 of the older … Continue reading

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2016 – A Coat of Paint and a Lesson in Mountaineering

A New Year and a Fresh Coat of Paint Winter in Kathmandu has been freezing cold this year, and a fuel crisis at the end of 2015 didn’t help – but the children of Aishworya are celebrated the end of … Continue reading

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Natalie reaches out to friends and family

Natalie has organised several fundraising campaigns to raise money for healthcare and fun activities for the children. Here she tells us about her connection to Aishworya and provides some fundraising tips: “When I first visited Aishworya in July 2011, I … Continue reading

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Steph ran an event in a cafe in Kathmandu

While Steph was volunteering with us she helped organise a fundraising event at the Northfield Café in Kathmandu. The children gave a performance alongside Nepali singer, Anil Shahi, who performed live with his band. The evening was a huge success! … Continue reading

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2015 – An Earthquake Strikes but Hope is Restored

The Earthquake   In April 2015 Nepal was hit by an earthquake of magnitude 7.8, resulting in 9,000 lives lost, 23,000 injured, and 450,000 displaced. Whole villages were flattened, particularly in the Gorkha district which was the epicentre of the … Continue reading

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2014 – Fresh Fruit and a Trip to the Fun-Park

Friends and a Fun Park! The year 2014 began very well for the Aishworya family, bringing in new volunteers and new friends. Alexandra Margreiter came from Austria to spend two weeks volunteering with us, and has left us with some … Continue reading

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2013 – Solar Energy & Spreading the Word

Aishworya gets a Solar Panel! We have some very exciting news to share with you all – this year, thanks to a wonderful effort of fundraising and organisation by Flavia Arato and her friends from Italy, who volunteered with us … Continue reading

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2012 – a House, a Job, and a Baby

Congratulations Pramila! Pramila-sister has just had a baby boy – and we are all so happy for her! Pramila works extremely hard for Aishworya, taking care of the children, keeping them healthy and happy and in school – and taking … Continue reading

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2011 – Friends Across the World

Aishworya wishes all our lovely friends Happy Holi!! Holi, the festival of colour, marks the beginning of spring. It took place this year on the 19th of March,  and it’s one of the festivals especially loved by the kids as … Continue reading

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2010 – Apprenticeships and Exhibitions

Celebrating 5 years of Aishworya! Aishworya Children’s Home was set up in October 2005, which means that 2010 marks our 5th anniversary of caring for Nepali children, of providing food, shelter, education, and a loving environment to all. Re-uniting children … Continue reading

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