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And Then There Were 3 - Meet Komol!

Over the last couple of years we have often been asked, "what happens when you have fully funded Jasper and Resmi’s educations?" We can finally share with you the answer to this question: meet Komol!

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What makes a hero?

In mid-April, just one week before the devastating earthquake, Jasper's family had already undergone a massive shift. Kamal is now working in Malaysia, away from his family. Here is the story.
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To Nepal and Back Again

You might think we've been in hibernation for the last half year or so... but we've actually been very busy behind the scenes. In April, we went to Nepal and reconnected with our friends and the families we're helping to support - and most importantly, we finally met Rajan, our manufacturer, and little Jasper!

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Leaving… On a Jet Plane…

We're going to Nepal! This Friday! We're hoping to bring a second hand smart phone and lap top computer to provide our friends internet access.
And we'd like to bring back photos, videos and stories: what do you want to know?!

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Reconnecting with Jasper & Kamal

It has been many months – since September and the start of the tourist season in Nepal – since we have heard from Kamal, Jasper’s dad. But that all changed this and last week when we had the “holy trinity” of surprises, allowing us to reconnect in a small way (as power outages allow): an email, a phone call and a Skype video call!

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Jasper: 6 months old

Against statistical odds and despite diarrhea, this little guy is now a chubby, healthy baby boy. His 6-month celebration was in November, and he was feted and blessed by as many aunties and uncles as could arrange to see him! He is wearing a super-ultra-blessed “tikka” made of rice paste and red powder on his […]

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A shipment TO Nepal

Thanks a million to Boomers and Echoes (North Shore kids consignment store) for donating some lovely things for Jasper, who will be 6 months old this November. And I purchased some beautiful things for Resmi, too. Some lovely folks we met through Vancouver Contra Dance are off to Kathmandu on Monday and are hand-delivering a […]

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Naming Jasper

We returned to Canada, but we continued to talk with Kamal every week. Early in 2012, he told us that he and his wife were expecting a baby. The baby arrived in May and it was a boy! We were very thrilled for him and then much to our surprise and completely out of the […]

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