Blog: Mothers Making Change
Sarah recently sat in on a surprising Stop Girl Trafficking mothers’ group meeting in far west Nepal.
Girls from our STOP Girl Trafficking Project in various districts recently performed short plays on the dangers of trafficking, child marriage, and domestic abuse for their classmates.
Two dozen of the older girls from our Stop Girl Trafficking project gathered lakeside in Pokhara for tea with us, brightly colored birds in their dress-up outfits, sparkly and enthusiastic.
AHF Family: Sam Mehta
Suresh (Sam) Mehta is a retired corporate executive with a life-long passion for photography, the outdoors and adventure travel. He has traveled extensively in the Himalayas and recently spent three years there taking pictures and gathering stories for his excellent Himalayas: People and Places.
AHF Family: Girls Saving Girls
Kennedy, a sophomore at Branson School in California, wanted to help girls in Nepal whose crushing poverty put them in danger of being trafficked. What did she do? She organized girls in her school into a club that keeps poor Nepali girls safe and in school with AHF’s Project: Stop Girl Trafficking.
AHF Family: Melina Linder
I have always been a big believer in the empowerment of women, education, and adventure. I have found a way to combine all three interests by trekking to Everest base camp as a fund raiser for The American Himalayan Foundation’s STOP Girl Trafficking Project.