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Little Sisters Excel Despite Pandemic Ups and Downs

As Nepal continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, the news from our staff in Nepal and the Little Sisters continues to be mixed but hopeful. Nepal has just recently re-entered a countrywide lockdown which means schools are once again closed. Prior to school closings, the Little Sisters had enjoyed a few months of a...

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Babita: In Her Own Words

I was born on August 19, 2000 in a small village of Gorkha district. At the age of 7 I went to live with my maternal uncle’s family.  In my life I have no experience of love and care from my biological parents. They used to live in Tanahun district and sell all our furniture...

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Inspiring Future Leaders

Rojika Pokharel, a Little Sister alum, was recently invited to be a guest speaker for the Hult Prize at IOE and NxtGen's Sustaining Your Business conference. The conference was held virtually and was followed by the semi-finals of the Hult Prize 2021. “It was a wonderful platform to share my views on leadership, personality development...

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Breaking Barriers, an Engineer in the Making

Phulmaya is a bright, young girl with a very bright future. A few short months ago, this future was uncertain. The COVID pandemic meant schools were closed, work was hard to find and meeting the basic family needs had become very difficult. Instead of being in school, Phulmaya was working in the fields when she...

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Coordinating Mentors: Always There for the Little Sisters

When someone asks why we do what we do, one only needs to think of the Coordinating Mentors. Coordinating mentors (CMs) are mostly graduated Little Sisters who now oversee and coordinate the education of groups of 20-50 younger Little Sisters. Their hard work and dedication while they were in the Little Sisters program is matched...

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COVID in Nepal | The View from the Frontlines – Bindhaya’s Story

This is Part 3 of a three-part series on COVID-19 in Nepal. Click the links below to read more about how the people of Nepal, and especially the Little Sisters, are coping with the coronavirus pandemic.  Read Part 1, Helping Those in Need - Mamata’s Story Read Part 2, Bearing the Weight of Protecting Others - Barsha’s...

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COVID in Nepal | Helping Those in Need – Mamata’s Story

This is Part 1 of a three-part series on COVID-19 in Nepal. Check back to read more about how the people of Nepal, and especially the Little Sisters, are coping with the coronavirus pandemic.  Did you know Nepal has roughly the same population as the state of Texas? However, Nepal’s 29 million people live in a...

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The “Little” Things Make a Big Difference | Suja’s Story

Love. Care. Support. These were vital components of Suja’s life as a Little Sister. “LSF was there for me through thick and thin,” explained Suja. “Not only did they support my primary and secondary education, but LSF also gave me the courage and strength to pursue my dreams of higher education.” Suja has been a Little...

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Menstrual Hygiene Day & LSF

May 28 is Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day), which “aims to break persisting taboos around menstruation, raise awareness about the importance of menstrual hygiene management (MHM) for women and girls, and engage decision-makers in raising the political priority of MHM”. Globally more than half of women are of reproductive age, yet many lack access to...

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