Holi 2015: The Festival of Colours

Holi is known as the festival of colours and to some, the festival of love. The festival originates from the Hindu regions of Nepal and India but has become a global celebration with the festival a regular date in the UK calendar. The date coincides with the arrival of spring and the end of winter. […]

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Our Sansar staff rescue a young boy from the streets…

I’m sure you’ll all agree how wonderful it’s been the past few months to see Our Sansar’s Children Home progress and flourish; from seeing the boys excel in class to playing guitar to enjoying helping out with the new chickens! It’s easy to forget how far they’ve come. Settling into a new home is a […]

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Comedy Rocks success for street children

A hilarious evening was in store for both the comedians and audience members who braved a rather chilly Wednesday night to join us for Brighton Comedy Rocks at the Komedia. There was eating, drinking and merry making with a signature cocktail - an exotic blue...

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Journey Into the Unknown [part 1]

I know the title sounds ominous but that’s how I felt when I first made my decision to go to Nepal to the Our Sansar children’s home. I was off alone into unchartered territory to spend time with children from a homeless or uncertain background. Then excitement set in and I researched and derived as […]

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Fancy a night of laughter?

Following on from our previous successes, we’re excited to announce our next event!!! On 3rd December Our Sansar will be taking over The Komedia Brighton for an entire evening of laughter. It’s been almost 2 years since we held our previous Comedy Rocks at The Komedia. Since then OS have grown, expanded and made a […]

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RSVPR

RSVPR is formed of a group of PR professionals with a long and successful track record in the communications business. This passionate talent mixes together art and PR strategy to execute highly effective campaigns.

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I want to ride my bicycle….

It’s just over a couple of weeks ’til the London – Brighton cycle (a whopping 54 miles!). So to help get you prepped for the big day we’ve come up with some top tips to get you to the coast… (we do recommend some training as well) 1. Snacks And no we don’t mean a bag of […]

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Deep in training for London to Brighton 2014

Here in Our Sansar HQ the team are building up a sweat (and slight panic) getting ‘ready’ for the London to Brighton Bike Ride 2014!  This gruelling challenge (more so for some of us!) will test the teams endurance over 54 miles of varying terrain.   Our very own...

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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 remember. The past few days Sean and Mukesh […]

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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’ here. The past two days have been jammed packed […]

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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 donations and support during our Winter Campaign we’d like to introduce to […]

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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 all the more welcoming. The breeze […]

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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 coupled with a lady throwing up behind us out of the […]

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Update: Julia’s Trip to Nepal

We have lots of exciting updates to bring you from Nepal over the next few days… Julia and Clint have been out visiting the boys in Our Sansar’s Children’s Home. They’ve been seeing how the boys are getting on and settling into the home – but also improving the home and ensuring all your generous […]

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Recycle Week 2014

We’re proud to say that this week Our Sansar are lending their support to The theme this year being to ‘Recycle at Home and Away’ so if you’d like to take part – we’ve got a great way you can join in! As many of you may already know, we have successfully launched our new […]

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Journey to Everest Base Camp and the Orphanage in Birgunj

Nitin and Mina Changela recently climbed to Everest Base Camp in order to raise money for Our Sansar as well as visiting our Children’s Home in Birgunj. This is their story: “Everest Base Camp Summit has been on my wish list for years. So in early 2013, I began researching the serious training and stamina […]

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Welcome Apara!

We’d like to give a HUGE welcome to the Newst Member of the Our Sansar Team.  Our  new Country Manager in Nepal:   Apara said she’s always wanted to do something which is not only for herself but that others can benefit from. She’s always at the forefront to help needy people, reducing animals and […]

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Support Our Sansar – on your bike!

We at Our Sansar are delighted to let you all know that we have pinned in our next Fundraising Event: London to Brighton Cycle Ride on 7th September. Doitforcharity.com has the mammoth task of organizing this bike ride. With over 2,000 expected to take part and raising funds for hundreds of charities this will be […]

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Building a Future for Kamal

You’ll no doubt recognise Kamal as one of the boys currently living in Our Sansar’s children’s home. This month we’re launching our Global Giving Campaign to help build a life for Kamal away from the streets. Before Our Sansar Kamal is originally from the Bara district in Nepal. At only 2 years old, his father left […]

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Where have all the buffaloes gone?

Firstly, where are the Our Sansar buffaloes? Great news! Our Nepalese staff have been working hard to secure and develop the gardens in our Children's Home in Birgunj, Nepal. With helping hands from the boys in the home (they love being out and playing in the...

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International Day for Street Children 2014

  Yesterday (April 12th), Our Sansar joined MILLIONS of individuals and organisations around the world to DEMAND A DAY for street children. Organisations such as Our Sansar are working hard to change perceptions and gain more help for the 100 million children across the world, that are currently living on the streets. Hence, we are […]

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International Day for Street Children is fast approaching

And what are Our Sansar doing to support and raise awareness for street children across the globe? If you didn't make it to our night of comedy, Comedy Rocks at Bar Rumba last week - don't worry, there is still time to support Our Sansar and do something different to...

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Our Sansar’s 2014 Comedy Night!

It’s less than a month ‘til the return of Our Sansar’s Comedy Night!!! And this year we have an incredible line up of hilarious, side-splitting comedians to keep you entertained all evening…… So to get you all excited and in the know here’s a quick intro to the comedians that will be gracing the stage […]

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International Day for Street Children 2014

The International Day for Street Children is celebrated every year on 12 April. The day provides a platform for the millions of street children around the world - and their champions - to speak out so that their rights cannot be ignored. The International Day for...

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International Development and Volunteering Fair

On the 28 January 2014 some of the Our Sansar team set out for the London School of Economics to set up camp and spread the word of street children in Nepal. The International Development and Volunteering Fair was a great opportunity to speak to students and graduates...

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Meet the Children

  For the past few weeks we’ve been raising funds for our Buy a Buffalo campaign that’s all been in aid of the children that will be/are living at Our Sansar’s children home in Nepal. We’d like to introduce to you three of the children that are really going to benefit from all your donations […]

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Worried about volunteering abroad?

Today being International Volunteer Day, we’d firstly like to give a big shout out to all those who are currently or use to volunteer for Our Sansar! Secondly we thought we’d focus on the recent, and highly troubling documentary broadcast on Channel 4 by Unreported World: Voluntourism Haven’t seen it?? Let me paint you a […]

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Giving Tuesday

  Less than a week today (3rd December) Our Sansar will be celebrating   #GIVINGTUESDAY A new day for giving back.   ‘It’s a simple idea. Just find a way for your family, your community, your company or your organisation to come together to give something more. Then tell everyone you can about how you […]

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Bertie’s Update: Week 1

Hi folks, it’s Bertie again! bringing you the lowdown on how our first week of ‘Buy a Buffalo’ went.   So…. It’s officially 1 week since we started our campaign and Gateway Challenge!!! (If you’re a bit behind have a quick catch up here: http://www.globalgiving.co.uk/projects/buy-a-buffalo/) and PHEW has it been hectic. We’ve been run off […]

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Wanna Thunderclap It??

  The world’s 1st crowdspeaking platform that helps to promote any cause or campaign!!! (as long as it gets approved) We’re harnessing its almighty powers to help promote and raise awareness for our current ‘Buy a Buffalo’ campaign: http://www.globalgiving.co.uk/projects/buy-a-buffalo/ It’s been used by numerous charities and I’ve noticed Stephen Fry has been a big supporter, […]

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Bertie Buffalo!!!

“Is this on? *taps microphone* Hello? Hello! My name is Bertie and I’m a water buffalo commonly found in the Indian subcontinent. For those of you who struggle with maps – as a hoofed animal, I sure do! – this is the southerly region of Asia, which comprises of Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and […]

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Fancy Buying a Buffalo this Christmas??

  This year Our Sansar have teamed up with Global Giving to help run our campaign: Yep that’s right we want to buy a couple of these lovely creatures for our Children’s Home: In order to do this we need your help and support to raise awareness and a minimum of £2,000 through our Global […]

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Education is Key

With so much focus on the importance of education at the moment, our work at Our Sansar seems to be more poignant than ever! In the last month alone we have seen: International Day of the Girl – this day highlighted the need for girls’ voices to be heard and for them...

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Education is Key

With so much focus on the importance of education at the moment, our work at Our Sansar seems to be more poignant than ever! In the last month alone we have seen: International Day of the Girl – this day highlighted the need for girls’ voices to be heard and for them to be given […]

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Happy Diwali

This weekend celebrated Diwali – the wonderful festival of lights. Diwali being a Hindu festival, it’s a huge 5 day celebration in Nepal full of fireworks, gifts, feasts and lights. The festival honours the goddess of wealth and god of prosperity and celebrates the...

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Happy Diwali

  This weekend celebrated Diwali – the wonderful festival of lights. Diwali being a Hindu festival, it’s a huge 5 day celebration in Nepal full of fireworks, gifts, feasts and lights. The festival honours the goddess of wealth and god of prosperity and celebrates the triumph of good over evil. With a multitude of holidays […]

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Our Sansar welcomes……

In the last month we’ve welcomed three new members to the Our Sansar Communications Team. So we thought we’d give you a quick introduction to the newbies. Lucy Boxall Lucy has been working as a communications professional for a number of public sector organisations since graduating university in 2006. She completed a PGDip in Social […]

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Julia Krepska: Director

The co-founding director of Our Sansar, Julia, studied Japanese at the University of Warsaw and International Relations at the Open University. Having worked within international travel, teaching and business industries, Julia decided to establish a not-for-profit...

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Rajesh Kalhan: Operations Director

Rajesh has worked in the public and voluntary sector for over twenty five years. He has a background in health, local government and the not-for-profit sector where he has worked as a Chief Executive of two national charities. He spent ten years working as a Senior...

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Clint Powell: Development Manager

After studying law at Sussex University Clint decided it was time for a change. After 3 years of living in Tokyo working as a corporate consultant he had had enough change and returned to the UK to work as a human rights lawyer. Clint also holds a Juris Doctor and...

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Monica Negoita: Operations Manager

With international work experience while studying in the USA and as a volunteer in Egypt, Monica decided to add one more experience to the list. After completing her Business Management and Marketing BA Honours she decided to move to London where she deepened her...

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