Three Top Tips for Ethical Travel

September 1, 2017

Travel has never been as bigger part of life as it is today. Where it was once as simple as grabbing your passport as you head for the golden sands and clear blue water of a tropical island escape, the plethora of possible destinations and activities available has made decision-making a little more difficult. The fact...

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Skin Trafficking in Nepal: A Horrifying Trade

July 10, 2017

The trafficking of Nepalis to neighbouring India for exploitation – including for labour, sex, or even kidney transplantation – is widely reported. But cases of trafficking in human skin tissue are unheard of. An investigation by Indian news website, Youth Ki Awaaz (Voice of the Youth) has changed that. The investigation reports that traffickers target fair-skinned women from...

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How to use art in therapy

July 5, 2017

Art has enormous capacity to connect personal expression with healing and reflection. But how can that be taken one step further into the therapeutic space? In 2013, Australian artist, Lenore Boyd, realised the potential role of art in therapy, and launched a dedicated program. Aimed at young people who were living on the streets of Nairobi, it's been a...

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Announcing: The Scholarships Project

June 16, 2017

Taking the care of children in Nepal, Kenya and Ethiopia beyond the orphanage is about more than guaranteeing just their survival. This is the reason we love our brand new (and biggest ever!) campaign, The Scholarships Project - which shines a spotlight on developing future community leaders and self-sufficient adults. Our local partner in Kenya works with orphaned children through art therapy...

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Alfajiri Street Kids, Nairobi Kenya

Changing perspectives with art therapy: hope for street kids in Kenya

May 18, 2017

Beyond The Orphanage are delighted to announce that we have begun supporting a local partner working with street kids in Kenya. Kate Fewings, one of our Directors, recently checked-in with the program. Her reflections on the visit are unmistakably heartfelt, and a true mirror of just how special this project is. "My name is Kate, and I’m one of the Directors at Beyond The...

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Child trafficking stories from Birgunj, Nepal

April 18, 2017

Child trafficking stories can break your heart. But they can also give you an insight into a terrible and enormous issue in Nepal. Today, we'd like to give you an insight into the story of one young man who was trafficked as a child. His name is Sahas. Sahas lives in Nepal and is supported by Beyond the...

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Beyond The Orphanage in Pokhara Nepal

Hello, from our program in Pokhara, Nepal!

April 12, 2017

This year marks ten years of Beyond the Orphanage! In celebration of our 10 year anniversary, our CEO filmed a video to explain a little more about our programs and what they're about. Here's a recap of the video, taken live from one of our programs based in Pokhara in Nepal. “We arrived in Kathmandu on...

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Education orphans in Nepal

It’s our 10 year anniversary!

April 10, 2017

With 10 years of hard work under our belt, Beyond the Orphanage has helped over 1,000 orphaned children in Ethiopia and Nepal. Here’s a fact: we couldn’t have done it without you. That’s why we’re celebrating over the next ten days by giving our supporters and donors behind-the-scenes updates from the field. Check out the videos our CEO...

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Hiking in Nepal

5 reasons visiting Nepal should be your next trip

April 4, 2017

Avid travellers Emily and Terry spent a year travelling the world and even hiked the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal. Having seen the sights, soaked in the culture, and hiked the mountains, we asked Terry to share his thoughts on the beauty of Nepal. Here are Terry's top reasons why visiting Nepal will be one of the best things you...

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child sponsorship nepal ethiopia

7 Tips on How to Choose a Child Sponsorship Charity

April 3, 2017

It can be overwhelming to choose from the many charities and nonprofits offering child sponsorship programs. It's the paradox of choice! - how do you make sure that your gift is going towards a cause that you truly believe in? It's incredibly important to make sure that you figure out what cause you want to have an...

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