The Bright Horizon Children’s Home and School provides a home in a safe environment and access to education for disadvantaged children from the Himalayan region – regardless of their religious, ethnic and social background.
The approximately 250 children live together in family structures and learn early to take responsibility for themselves and the community.
Nepal – Help for children from the roof of the world
Nepal attracts alpinists and tourists from all over the world with its breathtaking eight-thousanders. The landlocked country, bordered by India and China, looks back on an ancient and eventful history.
Short film from the year 2008
Bright Horizon Children’s Home in numbers
between 5 and 18 years of age find a safe home with us
care for the welfare of the children. At the BHCH, 24 teachers teach and a further 23 people work in care, household and gardening, and administration.
already benefit from their education and lead an independent life.
were recorded at the Bright Horizon Children’s Home to this day.
Who we are
As a foundation board we are the link between Nepal and Switzerland.
Ute Eggert, M.A.
Bob van Orsouw
Dr. Shanta Dixit
Ang Tsering Lama
Kumudini Gurung Shrestha
Where we are
Just outside Kathmandu, near the lovely village of Matatirtha (Mother Earth), lies the Bright Horizon Children’s Home (BHCH).