Day 6 and 7: Handprints and Farewells

Although our final days have come at the home, they were filled with laughs as we played with the children in the garden and smothered the walls with their painted handprints. It’s only been a week but it’s seemed like each day has had its moments to...

Day 4 and 5: Uncle and Auntie

Just over half a week in now and it seems that the words Uncle and Auntie will forever be remembered. As soon as the children return from school they greet every one of the staff members giving a Namaste to each and every ‘Uncle’ and ‘Auntie’...

The Buffaloes Have Arrived!!!

After months of planning the latest additions to Our Sansar’s team have finally stomped their way into the Children’s Home in Birgunj! Deepak and the staff have been hard at work preparing a lovely home for these new arrivals: After all your generous...

Day 2 and 3: Hot Nights and Colour Coordination

SQUEAK, SQUEAK was the sound we were woken up to this morning as Chimpy chewed his toy in the hallway. With the monsoon sweeping in across India and much of Nepal, our nights are hot and humid making the breeze that rolls through from opening the windows after waking...

Day 1: WE’VE ARRIVED

WE’VE ARRIVED! After spending a few days taking in the sights and sounds of Kathmandu, we made our 7 hour journey across mountain ranges in a Tata 4×4 down to the Our Sansar Children’s Home near Birganj. Along the route were some breathtaking views...