The UniYatra Group purchases handicrafts made by different villages,
women's groups, social projects, and home businesses in Thailand and sells
them at small craft fairs in Northfield, Minnesota.
All profits are directed to educational scholarships for needy children in Thailand.
This book is about the building of Mike Frame's house in Nepal, with digressions. There are stories and commentary on subjects as diverse as the scatology of pigs, how to grow the biggest rack of bananas in the village and a love triangle played out in the mountains. The book includes letters written home between 1962 and 1966, when Mike was a Peace Corps Volunteer, giving the reader an intensely personal account of a particular time and place.
For people concerned that integrity is a missing or fading value in the world today,
Where in the World Is Integrity? shares inspiring examples as seen and told
by ordinary people. The authors encourage people not only to observe the many acts
of integrity around them but also to discuss what they have observed with friends,
family, and colleagues. In addition, this book helps readers discover the hidden
dynamics that sustain integrity and provides suggestions for encouraging integrity in our lives.
Reflecting the ambiance of Mike's Breakfast restaurant in Kathmandu, Nepal, where locals
and expats, diplomats and mountain climbers rub shoulders over pancackes
and quiche in a secluded garden, this book is an eclectic collection of
recipes and stories from mid-western America to mid-western Nepal with
plenty of fun in between.
Judy Hyland set out for China in 1940 to work as a missionary teacher.
Because of the worsening war situation, she was directed to the Philippine Islands.
When the Japanese invaded the Philippines in December 1941, she was interned,
and lived in various prison camps until liberated by the American military on February 4, 1945.
In the Shadow of the Rising Sun documents, in part, this experiece.
The WWW Hmong Homepage, first made available on the Internet in March, 1994,
is a volunteer effort bringing together a collection the Internet-based resources
related to Hmong news and current-events, issues, history, publications, and culture