Monthly Archives: August 2016

WORLD DAY AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING – AN INTERVIEW WITH DB LAMA

July 30 was the third annual World Day Against Human Trafficking. Its aim is to raise awareness that an estimated 2.5 million people across the globe are trapped in modern-day slavery at any given time, and to show solidarity with … Read more

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SNATCHED FROM THE FIRE – HIV WORK SAVING LIVES AT KIWOKO HOSPITAL

In those early days, Bosco remembers, the community called AIDS the ‘slim disease’ because it made people very small, like a skeleton. “It was a death sentence and there was not much hope: most people would survive just two or three years,” he says. Read more

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GHYANGFEDI – REBUILDING AFTER THE QUAKE

er a day’s fairly steep walk (or a couple of hours for a seasoned local), we reach one of the outer villages, a Sherpa community. Like everywhere else, the semi-permanent houses are made of tin sheeting (roofing and walls), but here is a level of contentment that belies the recent loss of almost everything as well as the distance from any road. Read more

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