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Challenging Stereotypes and Creating Change

After three long years of COVID restrictions, I was finally able to return to Nepal in November 2022. Seeing the Nepal team and Little Sisters after such a long time, was truly remarkable. The smiles on the Little Sisters' faces brought immense joy to my heart! 2022 was indeed a good year for so many reasons. 188...

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Little Sisters and Big Sisters: A Sponsor’s Story

by Katy Scott, Little Sister sponsor I have grown up with a Little Sister, Kishudha, for my whole life. But she was never really my little sister, she was more of a big sister. She has always been my built-in friend— someone I could give mini life updates to about my soccer team, the weather, my...

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Little Sisters’ Amazing Higher Education Pursuits

[caption id="attachment_53959" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dinner in DC with staff, board members and Little Sisters[/caption] Usha and Jayaraj have been visiting the United States recently and it has been so good to finally gather together with sponsors, board members, Little Sisters and friends after COVID kept us apart for such a long time. It has been especially...

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Our 2021 Annual Report is Here!

2021 was once again a year of challenges and achievements. Nepal, like most of the world, endured two massive waves of COVID-19 as the Delta variant swept through the country last spring followed by Omicron this winter. As we look forward to putting much of the suffering and confusion of the pandemic behind us, the...

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Merit-based Scholars Follow their Dreams

In 2021, Little Sisters Fund launched a new program offering merit-based scholarships to graduating Little Sisters who wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree and have demonstrated academic excellence throughout their time as Little Sisters. These scholarships are allowing Little Sisters who otherwise might not be able to afford the tuition and fees associated with higher...

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Little Sisters are smiling, laughing and thriving together!

COVID cases in Nepal have dropped significantly over the past month which has allowed all of LSF's partner schools to re-open for in-person learning. Yay! Little Sisters and their classmates are busy wrapping up the 2021-22 school year and preparing for year-end exams which will take place later this month. We are incredibly grateful to...

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On to 2022!

Despite all the ups and downs of the past year, 2021 was a hugely successful year for the Little Sisters in Nepal. Much of that is because of you, our incredible sponsors and supporters. Thanks to you we were able to go above and beyond our regular scholarship and complementary support programs to provide emergency...

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A little opportunity goes a long way

Anupama: In Her Own Words I come from a family of five in Nepal. When I was growing up, my mother was the sole earner in our family. She had a hard time sending three of us siblings to school. My older brother obtained merit-based scholarships to study, but even with that, it was difficult for...

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Little Sisters are succeeding because of you! Thank you!

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 school and get a quality education, Little Sisters are succeeding...

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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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