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Nagarhope was an idea born out of a meeting between two men in the summer of 2006, when Fachtna ‘Doc’ Clandillon, an Irishman, and Dhurba ‘Baba’ Bhujel, a Nepali national, met in the small Himalayan village of Nagarkot. They both had helped people in the past but this meeting would prove a pivotal point in both their lives, as it would take them on a journey that has been the reason for the founding of both Nagarhope Ireland and Nagarhope Nepal. Chairmen in their respective countries, they work hand in hand with volunteers and committees on both sides to enable the work being done by Nagarhope is carried out with the interest of the community and children at heart. Nagarhope is an anagram for ‘orphanage’, which was the dream in the beginning. Nagarhope’s work has been bolstered by many volunteers and Nagarhope Ireland Committee members making the visit to Nepal over the last number of years to see first-hand the work being carried out.