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Staff Spotlight: Juni Chaundary

Juni Kiran Chaudary, Administration & Program Assistant Juni joined the Education for Empowerment Program team in 2008 as an Administration and Program Assistant. Besides assisting in all program work, she is charged with maintaining the E4E Resource Center, Library and heads our PicturePals program. Before joining E4E, Juni worked as a teacher from 2004-2007 and with...

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World Poetry Day

On World Poetry Day, it is a day to reflect on the power of language and the full development of your creative abilities. UNESCO created this holiday with the aim of supporting linguistic diversity through poetic expression and increasing the opportunity for endangered languages to be heard. In order to spotlight the unique talents of our...

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6 Facts about Girls Education in Nepal

Investing in girls’ education transforms communities, countries and the entire world. Girls who receive an education are less likely to marry young and more likely to have control of their future and lead healthier lives. They have higher incomes, are equal participants, and build better futures for themselves and their families. They also strengthen economies...

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Little Sisters: Where are they now?

Our mission is to help Nepalese girls to become empowered leaders through education, mentoring, and community support. This is especially important in Nepal due to the level of poverty which increases vulnerability. Approximately 25% of the population in Nepal lives on less than $1.25 per day, only 43% of women can read and write, and...

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Making an Impact Through Community Projects

The Community Projects Initiative has become a key pillar of the Little Sisters Fund. Little Sisters work in their community/school to develop their leadership abilities and management skills through projects that affect their community. They identify challenges facing their community, write proposals to address community needs, oversee the projects, evaluate, and report on the work...

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International Day of Education & Girls’ Education in Nepal

It’s International Day of Education! As a day meant to focus on the role of education for bringing global peace and sustainable development, we would like to expand further on our mission and awareness-raising efforts to provide safety, education and hope to financially disadvantaged and at-risk girls in Nepal. As stated by UNESCO, “Without inclusive...

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Staff Spotlight: Trimuna

Trimuna Shiwakoti joined the Little Sisters Fund/Education for Empowerment (LSF/E4E) team in 2009 as the Health and Program Assistant. Today she spearheads our Menstrual Hygiene Management program as well as our Community Project Initiative. Trimuna completed her Pharmacy Diploma in 2008 and recently completed her Bachelor’s degree in Education majoring Public and Physical Health. Thorough LSF’s...

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Staff Spotlight: Usha Acharya

Usha Acharya is one of the most remarkable women in the world. Her passion, compassion and dedication to female education, rights and empowerment in Nepal has changed the lives of thousands of financially disadvantaged and at-risk girls. She has been the Little Sisters Fund Co-Founder & Executive Director since inception in 1998. She oversees all...

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LSF National Exams 2019 Results

Exam results are in for the Little Sisters! The Little Sisters again achieved success on the School Education Examination (SEE), which is a national exam taken by all 10th graders to enter 11th grade, as well as the 12th grade exam. All Little Sisters passed and excelled compared to national results. These girls are overcoming...

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Trevor’s Trip to Nepal, November 2019

Trevor, LSF's co-founder and co-executive director, visited Nepal recently from November 18-28. By all accounts, it was a busy and extremely productive trip. Upon arrival, Trevor went straight to the office and met sponsors Kate, Steven, Makesh, and Metika. They had lunch and spent a very enjoyable afternoon together at the UNESCO world heritage site of...

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