September 4, 2016 Philip Holmes

Teej in Nepal

Making a fuss of the girls.

The festival of Teej is one of the highlights of the Hindu year in Nepal. It’s a time for feasting, fasting, parties and dancing, primarily for girls and women. Never ones to miss out on a party, our Kathmandu refuge boys took the opportunity to make a fuss of the girl beneficiaries – mainly the girls from Tipling who are about to start jewellery training – and the little kids from the nearby hostel run by our IMG_2675friends, the Roman Catholic Sisters of teejCharity.  unnamed

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