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A new family

I’m really sad to be leaving tomorrow but after staying nearly a month extra it is time to get a move on to India. I have got to feel so at home here, mainly due to my lovely new family! 170 more words

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Purple Himalayan nights

To new volunteers,

If you have just arrived I expect you will already be part of the family and have also been told off by Bishal for saying thank you. 206 more words

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Happy Tihar Everyone!!!

The Tihar Festival is beginning today in Nepal (October 21st).  5 days full of a combination of our Christmas and 4th of July. Exchanging of gifts, stringing of lights, decorations, tons of food, singing, dancing. 9 more words


An Education in What We Take for Granted

It was very hard to not picture my three nephews and my niece (all under 5 years old) in the classrooms that I visited in the remote Nepalese countryside last week. 593 more words


Living A Double Life

“The journey itself is my home.”

It has been nearly two months since I have cycled, and it will be a few more until I start again. 327 more words


My Family - Meet the Family

It was not until my volunteer placement in Nepal drew close that I became anxious about living with a Nepali family. Different customs, different language, different beliefs. 141 more words

Wrinkled Clothes And Travelling Feet - Country By Country

Interested in joining a great cause? By Janelle R. Jones, FVIN President

My name is Janelle, and in 2008, I found myself at a crossroads. I’d worked for eight years at an online marketing company that was twenty people strong when I joined, went through three acquisitions, grew to four hundred strong in Chicago (my home town) and ended up being purchased by Google. 427 more words

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