Monstapals to raise funds for BTO

December 11, 2019

We’re excited to announce that tech-developer Anomaly is partnering with BTO to donate 1/3 of all sales of its new game, Monstapals, to support the important work BTO does in caring for at-risk children in Nepal and Kenya.What is Monstapals? It’s a cool new interactive app that helps kids learn about Australian animals.Monstapals’ developer Anomaly...

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Girls are unstoppable!

October 7, 2019

Today, the strength of the girls’ movements around the globe are empowering girls and young women to take control of their lives.This year's International Day of the Girl Child on 11 October recognises that girls are “unscripted and unstoppable!"Rights of the Girl ChildIn 1995 the rights of women and girls were recognised as human rights...

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Meet our new board directors

September 9, 2019

Let's go behind-the-scenes and introduce our newest board members, Dr. Bobbie Legg and Alexandra (Alex) Loftus.While much of our communication is about our front-facing activities, there is an enormous amount of work that goes on in the background to ensure that we can meet our objectives in caring for at-risk children. Our board members volunteer...

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2019 – Our Year in Review

January 27, 2020

2019 - Our Year in ReviewAs we start a new year, it is important to celebrate our achievements, and recognise that when people take action, individually and collectively, positive change does happen.Thanks to the ongoing support of our donors, we have made great steps forward in 2019 and we’d like to share some highlights with...

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Everyday is Children’s Day at BTO

November 8, 2019

At BTO everyday is Children’s Day! We are continually focused on improving the lives of those we care for and ensuring their rights are upheld.On 20 November it is Universal Children’s Day, which was first established by the United Nations in 1954. Celebrated annually this Day is designed to improve the welfare of children and...

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Our new EmPower program comes to Nepal

August 19, 2019

It’s been a super exciting time in Nepal with the amazing Cliniko “EmPower” project launched across our programs in Pokhara and Birgunj.After months of planning with BTO, our in-country partners Sano Paila and Star Children, and our super generous sponsor Cliniko, the program began its roll out at the end of June in Pokhara. Over...

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Congratulations to our graduates

June 11, 2019

It’s wonderful to share good news!We extend our congratulations to two of the young people we support in Nepal - Anshu and Anjan - who have recently graduated from their tertiary studies.Working in healthcareAnshu, who is 19 years old, has been busy studying to...

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Meet the kids at our new Janakpur house

May 9, 2019

In March we welcomed the first six children into the new house in Janakpur. This event marks the beginning of the Beyond the Orphanage (BTO) Janakpur family - something we are excited to celebrate especially because it is the International Day of Families on 15 May. These children were rescued from high risk situations -...

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Positive Change Does Happen – Meet Isaac & Jakob

April 15, 2019

Brothers Isaac and Jakob were living on the streets in Nairobi, Kenya trying to survive by foraging in the rubbish dumps with other street children, a harsh and terrifying life for two young boys.Then they heard about our in-country partner Alfajiri’s weekly art workshops. They attended regularly and in this safe space where they could...

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