Celebrating seven years of HLF!

Celebrating seven years of HLF!

Seven years have passed since the loss of Clare’s dad, John ‘Leaky’ McCall, who inspired the Himalayan Leaky Foundation. Looking back at the number of projects completed since; we have built many relationships, supported many communities, and changed many lives. We...
From strength to strength – what we’re doing now with WEP

From strength to strength – what we’re doing now with WEP

Our aim at HLF has always been to work in partnership with others, and our recent journey with The Janamaitri Saving and Credit Cooperatives Limited is growing from strength to strength. We recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand our WEP program...
Nepal’s battle against Tuberculosis (TB)

Nepal’s battle against Tuberculosis (TB)

Tuberculosis in Nepal is a significant health problem, and untreated cases are a leading cause of death in its population. In impoverished communities where people suffer from malnutrition and disease, like our Chitwan whanau, are more likely to become victims. One of...
Traffic, people, and animals – I was home again

Traffic, people, and animals – I was home again

Five years later and I finally stepped off the plane and into the partly upgraded Kathmandu airport. It felt so surreal to breath the air, and see Rabindra and Megh waiting there for us – it certainly didn’t feel like so long had passed since we last saw each other....
Travelling in Nepal – it’s something else

Travelling in Nepal – it’s something else

Travelling in Nepal is HARD, it’s exhausting, but it’s also exhilarating and amazing. You’re in an environment surrounded by poverty and hardship but also such peace. Life outside our Western walls is so different. The things we worry about are things they don’t even...