STREETCHILDREN IN KATHMANDU

KANCHA IS HUNGRY On the way through Kathmandu, near the Stupa, we were approached by a thin, neglected boy. He was so hungry... Kancha is ten years old (I would have estimated him to be not older than six), is living in a tin hut in a backyard with his father, an older brother and an older sister, near the Kopan district. His mother left the family, the three children stayed with the father. The reasons are unclear and seem to have to do with a lot of quarrels. Of course, the question arises, what moves a mother to leave her children? Read more...

IHMA IN NIGERIA

WE ARE ALSO ACTIVE FOR CHILDREN IN NIGERIA! In the south east of Nigeria, in Anambra, we have a registered IHMA office, overseen by Emmanuel Onyeka and Johanna Steiner. On-site projects include an orphanage, housing and care for neglected children, and assisting widowed parents, mostly mothers. The aid includes donations of food, clothing and necessities of daily living, as well as children´s visit to a suitable school. Read more...

PHUNJO JHANGMU LAMA, NEPAL

OUR REPRESENTATIVE IN NEPAL Phungo Zhangmu Lama, 33 years old, from the district of Gorkha, Tsum Valley. Phunjo is one of the few women of Tibetan heritage, who as a female sherpa, leads groups climbing the mountains of Nepal and Tibet. She was trained in mountain rescue by Bruno Jelk (Air Zermatt) and many have to thank her for her live. On May 17, 2018, she climbed the summit of Mount Everest Read more...

TENZINS BIG DREAM COMES TRUE

TENZIN´S STORY On my last visit to Nepal two years ago, I was a guest in Tenzing's house. There, along with Phunjo´s two children, there also was a little girl, Tenzin. At the time, Tenzin was just six years old. Small, petite and with a pretty face that hinted at the Tibetan origin. Her clothes were filthy and the condition of the girl could almost be described as neglected. Read more...

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