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Hope for Chhring – Street children in Kathmandu, Nepal #2

In my previous post, I mentioned about a boy who run away from a shelter after staying for more than a year and is now in jail for robbery. I’ve been following a group of boys for the last two years now and I was especially disappointed because he was one of the few who […]

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Gelay Amdo Who is running the homeless kids shelter?
Is the shelter in the Kathmandu city or outside of city?
The boys name Chhring sounds very much like Tshering. Just curious.
Altho the street documentaries are best of mine.

Kuni Takahashi Ha, if you are familiar with Nepali names, you may be right. I will re-confirm the spelling of his name. Thanks for pointing out.
The shelter is outside Kathmandu.

Street children in Kathmandu, Nepal

Just spent a week in Kathmandu, Nepal to follow up on the street children I’ve known for over two years. Every time I visit, I try to have hope that some of the kids may have gotten off the street and straightened up their life. But that small hope usually gets shattered when I see […]

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Durbar Boys – Streetkids in Kathmandu #2

Beside what I wrote in my previous blog, there was one good thing I have witnessed. Two of the kids I have been following are now off the street and staying at a shelter for more than a year. Twelve kids live in the house outside Kathmandu with a local man named Samrat who runs […]

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Durbar Boys – Streetkids in Kathmandu

Spent about a week in Kathmandu, Nepal. I ended up getting a few assignments, but the main reason I went there was to follow up with the street kids I have been photographing since late 2009. http://www.kunitakahashi.com/blog/2010/06/03/darbur-boys/ Although it was a short trip and I couldn’t spend enough time, I found that photographing them has […]

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Christmas Eve – Street kids in Kathmandu

Christmas Eve doesn’t have much meaning to these kids. Life goes on just as usual – collecting cardboard for a few bucks, begging, fighting for a cigarette… As outside temp goes down nearly to freezing mark, it’s almost necessary for them to sniff glue to get high and numbed so they can sleep on the […]

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