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Little Sisters score top marks on national exams…again!

2018 is shaping up to be a great 20th anniversary year for Little Sisters Fund. The Little Sisters are graduating at the top of class, excelling on national exams, and pursing college degrees that they would have never imagined even in their wildest dreams. Soon, these amazing girls will become doctors, nurses, dentists, physical therapists, and...

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2017 Annual Report

Little Sisters Fund's 2017 Annual Report gives you an in-depth look into how awesome the Little Sisters are. The personal stories about Nisha, Suja, and Muna give you a glimpse into the challenges some of the Little Sisters face, and how determined they are to graduate from high school. Flip through our 2017 Annual Report below,...

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Little Sisters Pay It Forward

Three months into our 20th year and we already have so much great news to share with you. Two Little Sisters who are in college in New Hampshire received an award for their work to fight discrimination against women. We have distributed 500 reusable sanitary pad kits to Little Sisters in 6 districts, and plan...

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LSF – 20 Years Strong

As we reflect on the past year, we are filled with gratitude for everything we were able to accomplish because of our supporters. Over 2,000 at-risk girls were kept safe and in school through our scholarship programs. We launched our Menstrual Health Management program, through which we will break the taboo surrounding menstruation and teach the Little...

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Global Perspectives: The importance of female education in Nepal

While in Nepal, LSF's U.S.-based Executive Director, Trevor Patzer, was interviewed on Nepal TV Plus. In this interview, Trevor talks about the history of Little Sisters Fund, our mission and programs, and the importance of female education in Nepal. It's a must watch! Check it out below.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIIXJIKk0II&feature=youtu.be[/embed]...

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Introducing the Higher Education and Health Care Opportunity Fund

In Nepal, significant gains have been made to achieve gender parity in primary school. However, the need for female education support has not disappeared. Rather, it has shifted. Women are severely underrepresented as university-level students and in positions of power in Nepal. Nationally, only 15 percent of college-aged females were enrolled in university in 2015. The...

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Fighting the Sex Trade with Education

Little Sisters Fund was recently featured in SWAAY, a digital publication geared towards women. The article, copied below, both highlights the importance of girls’ education in Nepal, and shows how Little Sisters Fund goes beyond education to empower the Little Sisters to become leaders in their communities and beyond. As LSF volunteer and sponsor Sreya Belbase put it,...

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Little Sisters excelled on 2017 School Education Examination

[caption id="attachment_52715" align="alignright" width="331"] Click to view larger image[/caption] This year's School Education Examination (formerly the School Leaving Certificate) results are out and we could not be more thrilled to share with you all that the Little Sisters passed with flying colors! Many Little Sisters earned very top marks, all earned at least "Acceptable" grades, and...

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COMO Stories: Girl Power

The COMO Foundation’s annual magazine, COMO Stories, features a great article about Little Sisters Fund’s Community Projects program. We started this program after the 2015 earthquakes to help rebuild many communities in Nepal while also providing the Little Sisters with an opportunity to gain valuable leadership skills by identifying, planning, and implementing small scale development...

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Summer Newsletter: So much great news!

It’s hard to believe that we’re almost halfway through 2017! Over the past three months, we kicked off our fundraising campaign to launch our new Menstrual Health Management program, were honored for our commitment to girls’ education and empowerment, and attended the graduation of Kriti and Sapana from Shenandoah University—the first two Little Sisters to graduate...

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