Tomejhong Village is located in the foothills of the Annapurna mountains and populated by the Gorkha people who arrived in western Nepal from India centuries ago. They trace their roots to the Rajput clan – part of the Kshatriya, or warrior class – from classic Hindu tradition. Their culture is a fascinating blend of… Read more »
Today, five million students fill more than 20,000 schools in Nepal (from elementary schools to universities), and many of the more remote schools operate with very limited resources. We’ve been visiting the Laxmi Primary School and it’s 30 students since 2009. To help support this remote school, Grand Circle Foundation has renovated the bathroom, installed… Read more »
It currently provides housing and assistance for more than 120 girls. From new toilets, a new roof, renovation of the kitchen and dining hall, new beds and bedding and a new playground, working together since 2011 has slowly transformed this once deteriorating compound into a safe comfortable home for these girls. In Aye Yeik Mon… Read more »
The women came together to support one another while promoting education and skills training in this traditionally male dominated rural area 4 hours from Marrakech. Partnership with Grand Circle Foundation has enabled them to expand their pastry and couscous production along with creating sewing and embroidery workshops. We firmly believe in working with communities and… Read more »
628 children attend the remote public Khatgal School in the Khuvsgul Province of northern Mongolia, of whom over 200 board at the dormitory. Prior to partnership with GCF, this public school lacked the funding needed to repair the dormitory roof and renovate the bedrooms and bathrooms or even replace the broken headphones needed for English… Read more »
The Khatgal Clinic provides primary level health care to more than 10,000 inhabitants in a 40 km radius. Although it is an international standard facility, the clinic lacked an AED. GCF funded the purchase of this necessary equipment, along with a pediatric pulse oximeter.
This small school of 24 children is in a community of 100 households headed predominantly by single mothers. With the help of Grand Circle Foundation renovations have been made to the kitchen and bathroom. We also created a separate living area for 10 orphaned street children who now call this school home.