In the Field

Child trafficking stories from Birgunj, Nepal

April 18, 2017

We're filming LIVE from Nepal to tell you about a special little program based in a town called Birgunj. This is a program that works specifically to reconnect children who have been trafficked, back with their families. Some of these child trafficking stories can break your heart - but they can also give you an insight into a terrible...

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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, by inviting you to join...

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Sano Paila Team

Sano Paila: protecting children in Nepal from trafficking

December 9, 2016

Sano Paila (or ‘A Little Step’), is named for the idea that it just takes ‘a little step’ to serve one’s community and induce positive change. Sano Paila has taken many little steps to achieve incredibly positive outcomes for the Birgunj community in Nepal, and today they're celebrating their 10-year anniversary. Originally founded to tackle grassroots youth issues,...

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3 photos that prove child sponsorship works

October 28, 2016

If you've been on the fence about sponsoring a child and you've wondered, 'does child sponsorship work?', then here's your answer: yes! Research shows that children who benefit from child sponsorship programs like ours end up staying in school longer than their non-sponsored peers, are more likely to have white collar jobs, and are more likely...

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Child in kinship care program | Beyond The Orphanage

Kinship care provides new start for two sisters

July 11, 2016

I now feel the future is bright and that everything will be good. Addis is one of the youngest guardians in our kinship program. Her story is particularly special, because as the eldest sibling, Addis found herself in the difficult situation of grieving her parents, while also finding a way to care for her younger sister, Tenaye. Addis...

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Thinking about making an end of financial year donation?

June 6, 2016

A year of transformations Nepalese children feel supported, loved and secure during their first year in our program.  In July 2015, Beyond The Orphanage expanded its unique care model to Nepal. This was an exciting development for our organisation, and one that wouldn't have been possible without our wonderful supporters. Your contributions - whether through financial donations, fundraising, sponsorship, emotional...

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BTO graduates celebrate

BTO graduate hopeful for future.

May 15, 2016

Koni Yimer, our Program Manager in Ethiopia, recently sat down for a chat with Kefer, a BTO graduate. During their conversation Kefer shared some of her life experiences, as well as her hopes for the future. Kefer, what was your life like before? I grew up in an orphanage and when I turned 18 I was forced to leave....

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Dreaming of the A-League

April 30, 2016

BTO Program Manager (Nepal) shares the progress Abhas has made over the past ten months. I have to study hard to make my future bright, and I will - Abhas Like many of the children we work with in Nepal, Abhas has suffered at the hands of child traffickers. Between the ages of four and eight, he...

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