ChoraChori raises funds from as wide a number of sources as possible.

Plans for Dhanusha

Through an extension of The Big Give, ChoraChori is raising seed funding for a new girls' shelter at Dhanusha in southeast Nepal. In my last blog post "Empowering Liza" I described how ChoraChori was able to empower child rape victim "Liza" into taking action against her attackers. Child rape is endemic in Liza's home District

Our manifesto for 2020!

2019 has been a remarkable year so far for ChoraChori in Nepal; we're aiming higher in 2020.  Girls in the garden of ChoraChori's Child Trauma Management Centre in Kathmandu At a time when the UK is gripped with enthusiasm (not) at the prospect of a pre-Christmas general election, it is perhaps timely to

He made it – congratulations Nims!

ChoraChori Ambassador Nirmal "Nims" Purja MBE today entered the mountaineering history books after completing his "Project Possible". This morning we awoke to the wonderful news that Nims had successfully summited Shishapangma, the 14th and final peak in his Project Possible challenge. He has absolutely smashed the previous record for climbing all of these peaks. Nims

Project launch at the Soroptimist International annual conference in Bournemouth

This weekend's Soroptimist International of Great Britain and Ireland (SIGBI) Federation annual conference was the setting for the launch of our three-year collaborative project, "Empowering Girls in Nepal". Time flies. It is hard to believe that it's a year since ChoraChori was chosen as the SIGBI charity for the 2019-2022 collaboration "Empowering Girls in Nepal"

Join us for The Big Curry!

ChoraChori invites you to join us for The Big Curry fundraiser in December! On December 7th 2019 we will be holding a very special international "Big Curry" event as part of our Christmas Big Give Appeal. Through the Appeal, we invite supporters to sit down for the perfect curry, wherever they are in the world,

Gates of Bronze

ChoraChori Founder Philip Holmes has published his memoir, Gates of Bronze, telling the remarkable story of how he responded to his first wife's suicide by rescuing scores of Nepalese children from prisons, slavery, trafficking and exploitation. In his book Philip quotes Winston Churchill who wrote "Success is the ability to move from one failure to

Supporting Bibash

Regular readers may recognise the title picture as it shows a group of 29 boys whom ChoraChori rescued from Delhi in December 2015. All have now returned to their families or been moved on into work, but we continue to support them after repatriation. Children like Bibash. Bibash was born in a village in Kanchanpur