No wasting time. Children mostly finished the exams, so they have time for self development. Today was done the training of presenting skills. How big surprise for them, easy to see, difficult to do. But good beginning;-) Now they have to just make practice.Read more
Just a little awake alarm before the school exams for everybody. But especially for Ramita, Kusal, Dinesh and Ramesh is really important. Their SEE is relly soon, the first real big test in their life. What to do after it? Study? Some special training? Or just make first step in their adult life? ... we will see soon.Read more
Since it's been long silence, daily life of Sonrisa is continuing.
At this moment only Kamala is taking care in Sonrisa, she is doing very well with all the kids. Nira, second lady, who was working as warden, she got an opportunity to go and work in Hong Kong. The children are grown up, they are engaged to work in… Read more
Children successfully have already harvested the whole rice. As they are in age when they are eating "like a horse", they have a little stock for few months.Read more
Children prepared the program for elder home as every year, not only music, girls performed dance as well.Read more
Children have built the big green jungle around the new house. The marigold will be ready for Diwali, the vegetable is from garden, the rice is full of seeds... hard work, but the result is visible. They seem to be happy here, even still a lot of things is waiting for completion.Read more
Thanks to support of all of you children have the new iron beds with the new mattresses without bedbugs:-)) THANK YOURead more
As we will move soon, we have to arrange a lot of things around. The project is growing.
Due to bedbugs, which we have had more than 3 years, now in really limited volume, but unfortunately still around, we want to buy new beds (approx. 1750 USD), mattresses (750 USD) and blankets.
Children are moving to the new… Read more
Building The New Sonrisa House is in process. The current house has 2 floors and the third has to be built to have enough bedrooms for children. We are building additional 3 rooms on top-total budget is 20ths.USD The third floor is going to be visible.
Thank you for all support.
Also special thanks to Razu for supervision
We got the key of the new house. The current landlord finally moved this weekend as it was agreed. We can start to make the building adjustments.Read more
Children attended counseling - to recognize their strengths, performs personal development plans for the future.Read more
Sonrisa is very happy to announce that now Sonrisa owns its own property in Kirtipur Kathmandu.Tuesday the 6th December 2016 we have bought 2 stories house. It is in name of Sonrisa. Location near to is where the TU is (Tribhuwan University).There are good points to get in this area, as Kathmandu has major problem for drinking water. This house… Read more
In Nepal, most births take place at home, and many, particularly in rural areas, are not attended by a skilled birth attendant. The women from the rural areas face multiple obstacles during child birth, significantly affecting their health and the safety of their unborn child. Firstly is the lack of transportation to a safe hospital or centre, with no roads… Read more
Music has been superb for the children and they play various types of instruments. They have become pretty good mainly with flute and violin. They have been performing live music on many places and events here in the valley. The last one they played was on Saturday 22nd of Sep 2010. They also played live music concert for… Read more
We are very pleased to launch a new project. This will bring together people from all around the world!
The children from Sonrisa Orphanage Nepal have been evicted from their home in Kathmandu. We will be auctioningAngie Bucolo's (Australia) eight paintings of the children to help raise funds so that they can have a permanent new home.
The bidding for… Read more
Dear Sonrisa friends and people from all over the world, It’s been more than one year since you last heard from us. And although, as some of you know, it’s not the first time this happens, we would like to apologize to you for this long silence. we have to say that the past year has been particularly busy, so… Read more
The children had a 3 week break In between final exams and the starting of a new school sesion and we too them for a camping trip for 1 night /2days recently to Dhulikhel from where they saw the magnificent Himalayan ranges.Our good friends Kate Dowell and Susan Robertson also joined us for the trip and they had lots of… Read more
Namaste!!! Those of you who have visited Sonrisa will notice some changes about the place. In the vacant block behind us, we now have a large and productive green house where we are growing carrots, coriander, cabbage, chillis, broccoli and lettuce. We are not quite self sufficient but are on the way. Big piles of manure to improve our crops… Read more
Over the last few months many things has taken place in Sonrisa.The terrace wall at Sonrisa Nepal was recently upgraded with a new railing for the safety of the children & other members of the orphanage. After the railing installation it is safe now.Health & Nutrition has always been a strong major focus at Sonrisa. We recently built a “Green… Read more
Greetings from Sonrisa, With an immense feeling we can tell you that Sonrisa’ and the children have been doing well. Various activities have kept us busy during these few months e.g music project from Italy, chicken project, the green house project, rice cultivation and difference types of veggies like gingers & garlic are growing this year and its all organic.… Read more