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Little Sisters Fund

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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New Year and New Beginnings

Happy New Year! On Sunday, the Little Sisters celebrated the Nepali New Year—2076. And just as the New Year brings new beginnings, it also marks the start of the new school year for Little Sisters. We all remember that feeling – the anticipation of entering a new grade, with more expectations, new teachers and new classmates. It...

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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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