Nepalese Children's Home
The Small World
Our in-country partner, The Small World, is a not-for-profit charitable organization supporting locally driven sustainable community development projects. These projects help to provide education for children, and provide empowerment opportunities for local communities to break the cycle of poverty by supporting and working together.
Located in the Everest region with a population of 140,000 people, and 30 different ethnic communities, the Solukhumbu District is the location of our community project, which includes the best view of Mt. Everest—the highest point on earth.
Our in-country partners, The Small World, was founded by Karma and Sonam Sherpa out of the desire to help children to get an education and rise above their challenges of being orphaned or with families that can’t support another child. The Small World founded the Himalayan Hope Home in Kathmandu as a child protection center and to serve as a preventative strategy for at risk children. Since 2013, 30 orphaned or abandoned children of rural Solukhumbu (where Sonam is from) have been residing at Hope Home where they are provided proper health care, a sense of safety, nutrition, and a much needed family environment. Our project provides the funds and volunteer support needed to begin the building of a children’s home in Solukhumbu.
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