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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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Staff Spotlight: Indira Sharma

Indira helped E4E as a volunteer from 1998 to 2008 before joining the team full-time as Parent Liaison in 2008. She does the “heavy lifting” of communicating with parents and answering all of their questions. Parents of Little Sisters trust Indira and appreciate communicating with her because her background is similar to their own. Indira...

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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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