Little Princes

Author : Conor Grennan
ISBN : 9780007354160
Genre : Child trafficking
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The riveting story of Conor Grennan's year in Nepal reads like a cross between Into Thin Air and Three Cups of Tea. While volunteering at an orphanage, Conor discovers that the children are not orphans: they are trafficked. Despite the danger, Conor treks up dirt paths with photographs of the children, miraculously reuniting dozens of families.
Category: Child trafficking

Little Princes One Man S Promise To Bring Home The Lost Children Of Nepal

Author : Conor Grennan
ISBN : 9780007354191
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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So as not to seem completely self-indulgent to his friends and family, Conor started his year-long trip around the world with a three-month stint volunteering in the Little Princes Orphanage in war-torn Nepal. What began as a cover story changed Conor’s life, and the lives of countless others, forever.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Immer Montags Beste Freunde

Author : Laura Schroff
ISBN : 9783641166601
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Eine Frau, die alles hat. Ein Junge, dem alles fehlt. Eine untrennbare Freundschaft. Laura ist eine erfolgreiche Verkaufsleiterin, die an einem normalen Montag durch die Straßen von New York hetzt. Sie hat keine Zeit, achtet kaum auf ihre Mitmenschen – auch nicht auf den kleinen Jungen, der sie um Kleingeld anbettelt. Sie ist schon an der nächsten Straßenecke, als sie plötzlich stehen bleibt – und umkehrt. Sie kauft dem hungrigen Maurice etwas zu essen und erfährt von seinem Leben. Von dem Tag an treffen sich Maurice und Laura jede Woche über Jahre hinweg, immer montags. Dies ist die Geschichte ihrer einzigartigen Freundschaft – die bis heute anhält.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Das Imperium

Author : Sidney Sheldon
ISBN : 3442554918
Genre :
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Die Verlorenen Kinder Von Kathmandu

Author : Conor Grennan
ISBN : 9783838723587
Genre : Social Science
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Conor Grennan volontiert in einem nepalesischen Waisenhaus. Das, was er dort erlebt und erfährt, wird sein Leben vollkommen verändern: In Wahrheit sind die Kinder keine Waisen. Ihre Eltern, meist einfache Bauern, haben sie für viel Geld Vermittlern anvertraut, die versprachen, ihnen eine bessere Zukunft zu ermöglichen. Doch die Kinder hat man ausgesetzt, und wer im Waisenhaus gelandet ist, hat noch Glück gehabt. Conor wirft alle Lebenspläne um und wagt das Unmögliche: Er bringt die Familien wieder zusammen...
Category: Social Science

Namaste To Kamlaris One Teacher S Story

Author : Jodie K. Scales
ISBN : 9781483526225
Genre : Travel
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There are some words that just make your skin crawl. You know the kind of words I am talking about, those that no matter how they are said have no redeeming qualities. I learned one of those words last summer – Kamlari. It is a Nepali word for the female children who are sold by their own parents into slavery working in the home of upper caste families. Many of these girls are sold when they are as young as five or six years old and put to work for 14 to 18 hours a day in the most horrific of living conditions. There are organizations rescuing and trying to make a better life for these children. I saw children living in orphanages that were far better off than many of the non-orphaned children of Nepal. Many of the children living at Nepal Orphans Home have been given back a sense of childhood and family that had been lost to them through poverty and the horrific practice of female child slavery know as Kamlari. Michael talked about the spirt and warmth of the children after being rescued. I still wasn’t quite sure I understood the realities of the world he described, yet I knew that the work he was doing was changing the lives of so many children; children born into unbearably cruel situations were being given back a chance to be children and live as a part of a loving family. Michael Hess is such a modest man, he seems to me to be the type of person who very quietly goes about doing the right thing (significant things just because they are the right thing) never seeking acknowledgement or praise for himself. He works tirelessly in his efforts to improve the lives of others and sincerely takes joy from the happiness and well being of the children and community members he works with. As we sat talking that particular morning I was beginning to realize that while I wanted to help the people of Nepal tell their stories, it was really Michael’s story that someone should be trying to tell. Follow one teacher's journey inspired by something as frivolous as the classic rock song, “Kathmandu” by Bob Sager, a passion for traveling, and a combined love for teaching and writing, as her life is changed forever. “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things” Henry Miller. Two organizations to support teacher professional development are very much responsible for this story: Indiana Writing Project a part of the National Writing Project, and The Lilly Foundation Teacher Creativity Fellowship Grant program. Without either of these wonderful organizations this story might not have been told. It is to Michael Hess, Volunteer Nepal and Nepal Orphans Home that I lovingly dedicate this story and any proceeds made from it to. This book is a free iBook. Please consider making a donation of any amount possible (maybe the amount you would have felt comfortable paying for the book) to help continue the work being done in Nepal: http://www.nepalorphanshome.org/donate Donate by Mail If you prefer to make your donation by check, please send to: Nepal Orphans Home, Inc PO Box 1254 Davidson, NC 28036
Category: Travel

Rico Oskar Und Die Tieferschatten Rico Und Oskar 1

Author : Andreas Steinhöfel
ISBN : 9783646921113
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Eigentlich soll Rico ja nur ein Ferientagebuch führen. Schwierig genug für einen, der leicht den roten oder den grünen oder auch den blauen Faden verliert. Aber als er dann auch noch Oskar mit dem blauen Helm kennen lernt und die beiden dem berüchtigten ALDI-Kidnapper auf die Spur kommen, geht es in seinem Kopf ganz schön durcheinander. Doch zusammen mit Oskar verlieren sogar die Tieferschatten etwas von ihrem Schrecken. Es ist der Beginn einer wunderbaren Freundschaft ...
Category: Juvenile Fiction

To Nepal With Love

Author : Cristi Hegranes
ISBN : 9781934159095
Genre : Travel
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Nepal is far more then a few video nights in Kathmandu and a brief taste of the Himalayas. This book gives a tempting and comprehensive view of where to go and what to do in the farthest reaches of this little-known country. With tips on learning Nepali, where to spend a day or two as a volunteer, where to embark upon a course of meditation, as well as favorite places to eat, shop, and explore, To Nepal With Love gives travelers the chance to enjoy and xperience the country as residents and knowledgeable travelers do.
Category: Travel

Insight Guides Nepal

Author : Insight Guides
ISBN : 9781780057347
Genre : Travel
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Nepal maintains a formidable allure for travellers - the name "Kathmandu" alone is enough to set feet itching. Be inspired to visit by the new edition of Insight Guide Nepal, a comprehensive full-colour guide to this fascinating and dramatically beautiful country, home to eight of the world's ten highest mountains. This book has been fully overhauled by an expert Nepal author and is packed with stunning, specially-commissioned new photography that brings this breathtaking country and its people to life. Our Best Of Nepal highlights the country's top attractions, including the mighty Mount Everest and the medieval temples of Bhaktapur. Descriptive region-by-region accounts cover the whole country from the cultural riches of the Kathmandu Valley to the Terai's jungles. Detailed, high-quality maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the essential information for planning a memorable trip, including our independent selection of the best hotels and restaurants.
Category: Travel

Wie Bl Ten Im Wind

Author : Kristin Hannah
ISBN : 9783843703703
Genre : Fiction
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Trotz ihrer Unterschiede sind Mia und Lexi unzertrennlich. Ihre Freundschaft kann auch nicht dadurch erschüttert werden, dass sich Lexi in Mias Zwillingsbruder Zach verliebt. Bis Mia bei einem tragischen Autounfall ums Leben kommt. Denn Lexi, die ebenfalls im Wagen saß, verliert nicht nur ihre beste Freundin, ihre ganze Zukunft ist zerstört. Nur einer hält all die Jahre zu ihr – doch hat die Liebe zu Zach eine Chance?
Category: Fiction