ABOUT THESE PROJECTS

All of the Projects supported by Keenan’s Kids focus on providing food and Nutrition to children of the world.

Nepal

Kathmandu – 10 Years

Kathmandu – 10 Years

Ten years ago we celebrated the initiation of our “Milk & Rice” and “Fruit on Fridays” programs at the Orchid Garden Nepal (OGN) Daycare Center in Kathmandu, Nepal. At that time, we were thrilled to have sixty children in the programs.

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Meet Tarpon

Meet Tarpon

Tarpon came to Orchid Garden Nepal at the age of 10. By then, he had already experienced a challenging life. He was born in Pachnthar, in the eastern part of Nepal. The youngest of two children, his father died before he had a chance to know him. His mother, Tara, unable to provide for her children, left them with her parents and traveled to Kathmandu to make a life. There, she remarried and had a son. Throughout Tarpon’s childhood, his mother would return to Pachnthar once a year to visit him and his older brother.

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Meet Team OGN

Meet Team OGN

This is the group of women volunteers who help support and care for the children of Orchid Garden Nepal (OGN), the Daycare Center and School in Kathmandu. Furthest to the left, center above, is Bina Basnet, the Founder and Director of OGN.

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The Perseverance of Nepal

The Perseverance of Nepal

Nepal suffered a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on April 25, 2015, and then suffered another one of 7.3 magnitude on May 12, 2015. As a result, approximately 600,000 families have been displaced from their collapsed homes. Orchid Garden Nepal(OGN), the children’s daycare center located in Kathmandu and supported by Keenan’s Kids, lies almost equally between the two earthquake epicenters.

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Aftermath of Nepal Earthquakes

Aftermath of Nepal Earthquakes

Nepal suffered a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on April 25, 2015, and then suffered another one of 7.3 magnitude on May 12, 2015. As a result, approximately 600,000 families have been displaced from their collapsed homes. Orchid Garden Nepal(OGN), the children’s daycare center located in Kathmandu and supported by Keenan’s Kids, lies almost equally between the two earthquake epicenters.

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A.J. Delago Tackles Nepal’s Earthquake

A.J. Delago Tackles Nepal’s Earthquake

A.J. Delago was Keenan’s childhood friend that lived next door. They ran races together, they played soccer together and they built snowmen together – they were the very best of childhood friends. A.J. is now in Medical School at St. George’s University. When he learned  of the devastating 7.8 M earthquake in Nepal on April 25th, he knew he had to do something.

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