Follow up visit to Kitini College

ChoraChori Founder/CEO Philip Holmes today paid an evaluation and monitoring visit to Kitini College; he was greeted by a very happy Headteacher, staff and pupils. It is incumbent upon us to follow up the projects we fund; this is a task that includes through visits by the CEO and Trustees of the charity. The Treasurer

ChoraChori supports a new major capital project at Kitini College

ChoraChori and its partners have provided funds for a new major capital project at Kitini College. In 2015 Kitini College suffered some structural damage when two earthquakes struck Nepal in April and May. It could have been much worse; a neighbouring private school collapsed causing fatalities. This government school is important within Lalitpur District as

Teaching crafts to girls from Tipling

Alongside supporting girls from Tipling, near the Tibet border (pictured left), ChoraChori has been teaching them crafts that lead to an income. Our programme in support of the trafficking-prone girls from Tipling, Dhading District, began soon after the 2015 earthquakes. These destroyed just about all of the homes and schools in the area. Our short-term

Floods in Nepal

Floods wreak havoc in south Asia A humanitarian crisis is unfolding across parts of south Asia with 16 million people in India, Nepal and Bangladesh affected by monsoon floods. Nepal devastated Floods have swamped one third of Nepal following the worst monsoon rainfall in fifteen years. See the grim statistics in the image on the

Nepal International Marathon

Nepal International Marathon ChoraChori is recruiting runners to take part in this year's Nepal International Marathon. This challenging, scenic trail running event takes place each November and is held in the hills above Kathmandu. Fancy taking on the run of a lifetime? Applications are now open for this year's Nepal International Marathon that the Impact

Tattoos in Gent

Over the years I've been delighted to embrace the arts as a way of fundraising and for therapeutic purposes or income generation in Nepal. But this is a first.... On the 12th January the tattoo studio Noir in Gent, Belgium, will spend the whole day tattooing and piercing to raise funds for our Tipling girls

A visit to Tipling

Tipling village lies to the northwest of Kathmandu, very close to the Tibet border. It's home to the Tamang community, one that is traditionally prone to child trafficking. The region was devastated by the April 2015 earthquake as it's not far from the epicentre - hardly a home wasn't damaged or flattened. This also increased

The Tipling Girls

Seven excited girls have arrived in Kathmandu ready to start an education and training programme that is being launched by ChoraChori-Nepal. The girls, who are in the age range 17 to 19, come from Tipling, Dhading District. This is a remote part of west Nepal, quite close to the Tibet border, that was near the