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Little Sisters are succeeding because of you! Thank you!

  [caption id="attachment_53554" align="alignleft" width="300"] Artwork by Little Sister Dikshya, Grade 8[/caption] In Nepal, only about 25 percent of women enroll in higher education and they are especially underrepresented in many science, medical and technical education programs. But Little Sisters are beating these odds with the help of you, our sponsors. When given the opportunity go to...

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Little Sisters Learn Leadership Skills with Women LEAD Nepal

Three Little Sisters recently completed a one-year leadership course provided by Women LEAD (Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Advocacy and Development) Nepal. This course is a great way for Little Sisters to build on LSF’s program of education and empowerment as it teaches young women in Nepal professional and personal skills such as public speaking, time management, team...

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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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