When her father died all of a sudden, Elina was just a teenager. As a widow, her mother had no chance for happiness any more. Not because of her great grief, but because the shame as a widow. At some point she gave up the fight.
Elina's greatest wish was to become a nurse and save lives.
As a dialysis nurse she now takes care of her kidney patients with all her heart.
Once a daughter of parents in bondage slavery, Champa had little chance of survival because of her illness. Champa's severe scoliosis squeezed her lungs. Her only chance was a 10 hour operation in Switzerland. It gave her a new life.
Today Champa is a principal at her own Montessori school and psychologist.
She lives the Happy Children principle according to the ripple effect: pay your help forward and change the life of others.
Avilasha's mother died giving birth to her 6th child. The children went to Kathmandu from their mountain village in the hope of a better life - Avilasha had to work and carry loads as a child, for at least earn some money for watery rice.
When Happy Children found the brothers and sisters in a small shack in the slums, they were neglected and apathetic. Avilasha never lost her ambition, though.
She completed her medical studies and lives her mission to help poor women so that they can give birth to their child safely and with good medical care.