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  • : The Handimachal Programme for disabled children, Kullu, India
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  • : In the (blue) House of the Himalayas, in Kullu (Himachal Pradesh, India), discover and follow the progress of the Handimachal project for disabled children.
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November 21 2012 4 21 /11 /November /2012 06:49

My work as an OT at Handimachal (Kullu), by Shruti More
My maiden visit to Kullu back in August 2011 was to begin the mountain biking expedition to Ladakh. Little did I know that Kullu was soon going to be my home. My first impression of "Handimachal" was the beautiful blue house across the busy street of...
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November 17 2012 7 17 /11 /November /2012 23:21

Denise's experiences in Kullu (October-November 2012)
It is hard to believe that I only have a week left at Handimachal. What a wonderful experience it has been…. living in the beautiful Kullu valley, getting to know the lovely families of the children of Handimachal, working with the therapists and Auntie...
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November 1 2012 5 01 /11 /November /2012 17:52

Things that happen in Kullu… (October 2012)
Dear friends and supporters of the Handimachal project, We all have been busy and there were little news posted on our blog but, believe me, there are indeed interesting news we want to share with you, so I propose a quick summary… Our « dream team »...
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October 20 2012 7 20 /10 /October /2012 10:35

23-24-25 November 2012 (Lille): 20th anniversary festival of La maison des Himalayas
Dear friends, For those who can read French, I am happy to communicate the programme of the festival organised by our mother NGO "La maison des Himalayas" for its 20th anniversary. A unique opportunity to discover unknown aspects of life in various communities...
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September 9 2012 1 09 /09 /September /2012 10:54

Very special chairs made by a very special carpenter (Manali)
I am extremely happy to publish today the first pictures received from Samantha, our current OT volunteer in Kullu, of the wooden chairs designed for Aastha and Chanderkiran, two children who have been following rehabilitation therapy sessions in Manali...
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September 9 2012 1 09 /09 /September /2012 06:54

Dear friends, I don't usually publish internal reports issued by our team in Kullu, but this time I thought I would, just to let you know where we stand - thanks to you all. Dominique Handimachal - Progress report (April - August 2012) The Handimachal...
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June 16 2012 7 16 /06 /June /2012 10:36

Within the next week I (Alycia) will finish at the Unit and Samantha shall take over the OT volunteer post. Shruti is due to return to from her mountaineering course a week after Samantha arrives and this will then see a consistent team for 6 months which...
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May 17 2012 5 17 /05 /May /2012 17:03

While BRO teams are striving to complete the excavation and tunnelling works which will allow (in 2015 ?) to avoid the dangerous road over Rohtang pass and create an all-weather route to Leh and Lahaul-and-Spiti valleys, Christelle is delivering in the...
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May 6 2012 1 06 /05 /May /2012 13:48

A new OT volunteer and a Twister in Kullu!
Below are two messages received this week from Alycia Walker, our new OT volunteer from England, and from Christelle Pettazzi, introducing a new APA activity in Kullu. On arriving in Kullu and I was quickly made to feel welcome by the team and especially...
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April 22 2012 1 22 /04 /April /2012 15:38

Time of change... (post by Siobhan and Christelle)
My last days in the Handimachal Unit have come far sooner then I imagined. The last few weeks have been a time of change and growth for the Unit and the increased numbers of children attending have kept our days busy. We welcomed our permanent OT Shruti...
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