A More Holistic Approach in Southern Nepal

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By Ryan Brinkerhoff June 22, 2017 Welcome back, Thrive Nation! Ryan here, reporting on my last week of this trip to Nepal. If you have been following any of our social media channels, you might have noticed a video we posted about our work in Janaki Nagar, a community located in the Terai (Southern) Region of […]

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Swagatam Khalid

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Swagatam Khalid By Khalid Khan June 5, 2017 स्वागतम् (swagatam) Thrive Nation! Since this is my first blog and my first time in Nepal, it is only appropriate that I introduce myself to you. I was born and raised in the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, and then moved to Syracuse, New York where I […]

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Meeting Nepal for the first time

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Meeting Nepal for the first time By Amanda Chou May 25, 2017 नमस्ते (namastē) from Nepal! I am reporting live from the ground this time. A couple of weeks ago, in the midst of wrapping up my second year at Syracuse University, I booked tickets to Kathmandu along with my fellow team members Ryan, Joshua, […]

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Thrive Projects Evolving in 2017

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THRIVE PROJECTS EVOLVING IN 2017… By Amanda Chou नमस्ते (namastē) Thrive Nation! I am back, checking in with you all on some incredible updates from the first two months of the New Year! After our three co-founders graduated in December 2016, Brian Kam and Ryan Brinkerhoff flew back to Nepal and began their second deployment […]

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Introducing Thrive Nepal

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INTRODUCING THE THRIVE NEPAL TEAM By Karma Wangyal Lama, Thrive Nepal President I come from a small village in Sindhupalchowk-Hyolmo, at the north of Kathmandu, which is 7-8 hours drive from the capital. Growing up, I always wanted to work with an NGO because working with NGOs have a good reputation and would be a […]

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Traveling to Make a Difference

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Traveling to Make a Difference By Sara McCombs December 25, 2016 Sara is a member of the class of 2016 from Roger Williams University, whom which she traveled with to Hispaniola to perform service work with the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children. It was during this time spent in the Dominican Republic and […]

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Celebrating Recent Milestones in Nepal

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Celebrating Recent Milestones in Nepal By Amanda Chou November 21, 2016 नमस्ते (namastē)! This is Amanda and I am back to share with you all some quick updates on our most recent activity in and around Kathmandu. First of all, we want to join the entire Kathmandu community in celebrating the successful reconstruction of the […]

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Our Summer Story

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Hey Thrivers! Check out our latest and biggest publication to date! Thank you to Upstate Venture Connect , a network of of support for New York’s young entrepreneurs. Also a shout out to Amanda Chou, our CMO who is also credited for not only writing this piece but also many of our other blogs and […]

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