FRIENDS OF HIMALAYAN CHILDREN

Empowerment through education

"Our volunteer administration ensures nearly 95% of funds raised go directly to supporting disadvantaged children in regional Nepal."

Jitman’s story

Jitman Tamang (Tamang is a regional name and doesn’t indicate a family connection to Som) lost one of his legs, crushed by a falling rock while repairing his home from earthquake damage. An injury like this has a huge impact, not just on Jitman’s health but also on his ability …read more

Meet Nijita, Hostel Resident

Nijita, is one of five siblings who live at the hostel in Batase, having been effectively abandoned by their parents.

Meet Kirsty, The Volunteer

Kirsty first met Som in her capacity as a journalist for the ABC. Now she sponsors and volunteers with the FHC. Read more of her journey.

Volunteer Teaching At Batase Village

A report by volunteer teacher Angus McColl, giving a unique insight into what you can experience.

Women’s trek to Everest Base Camp

A group of 20 women left Cairns for Nepal to start trekking to Everest Base Camp with Take on Nepal.

Better Schoolies Program

Nine students from Cairns High flew out to Nepal on 19 November to spend time volunteering and exploring the wonders of Nepal.

Gala Charity Ball

All money raised on the night will be going towards FHC projects and also the important work of Nepali Family Incorporated.

Library for Batase

Library for Batase

A major fundraising effort in 2018 has resulted in a library for Batase village, officially opening on 25th December, 2018.

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