Katkando is a tiny charity raising funds and providing volunteers for poor and disadvantaged children in the Kathmandu valley and its surrounding area in Nepal.

Registered Charity Number 1177445.


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When you start something you have plans for how the project will move on.  Sometimes the plan progresses with very few changes.  That rarely happens with me and Katkando has proved to be no exception.  Katkando was set up to … Read More

Thank You from Nepal,
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This is a message from Kalpana of SWAN Nepal. “We finally distribute winter stuffs and water purify to the students in the blind hostel. Children are really blessed with support from Katkando. Thank you very much. We appreciate the support … Read More

Janata Dhan Hostel – Where is it?
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WHERE IS IT? : It is in the Western district of Nepal, one hour flight from Kathmandu followed by a two hour drive from Pokhara. Nepal is currently ranked as the 28th poorest country in the world with a per … Read More

Real Kids, Real Needs.
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These young ladies have a smart, clean hostel now thanks to your donations.     These young men have a smart, new kitchen thanks to your donations.                            … Read More

What Next?
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Following the refurbishment of the hostel at Janata Dhan, KatKanDo needs a new project. The current plan is to go again in  Autumn 2019 to look at some more projects with the the good people from SWAN and the Kathmandu … Read More

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Most of my money is raised on Oswestry outdoor market but it is at this time of year that you realise just how difficult our British weather can make it for market traders.  Last week I damaged my health, my … Read More

One way we raise funds…

…is to send Bryan out at 4.30am every Sunday morning, rain, hail or occasionally shine to the weekly car boot sale at Chirk Airfield, Nr. Wrexham.  Taking bets on who collapses first, Bryan or the table.