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Oct 5, 2013 - Back to Dhanghadi

After an all too brief breakfast at the halcyon patio of Hotel Rato Guras, we drove 4 hours down the switchbacks to the HQ of Save The Children organization in Dhanghadi where we met with the staff there. This week is the start of a major holiday in Nepal called Dashain. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dashain) Some of the days in this 15 day long holiday are special and have specific names. This Friday (10 Oct.) is Phulpati. Religious in origin, it has taken on much larger social trappings, such as Christmas has in the US. One of the events...

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Sep 30, 2013 - Field trip to USAID sites

I'm here in Nepal to visit my daughter, Shanda, who works for the government agency United States Agency for International Development. (usaid.gov) Her MPH is in maternal/child health and she is posted to countries to design and implement health programs to fit the needs of the people. She arranged to have me accompany her on a field trip to remote villages in Western Nepal where their major program (Suaahara) is operating to teach the people many things at once. It encompasses maternal health, proper breast feeding, child health,...

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