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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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Little Sisters Pay It Forward

Three months into our 20th year and we already have so much great news to share with you. Two Little Sisters who are in college in New Hampshire received an award for their work to fight discrimination against women. We have distributed 500 reusable sanitary pad kits to Little Sisters in 6 districts, and plan...

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LSF – 20 Years Strong

As we reflect on the past year, we are filled with gratitude for everything we were able to accomplish because of our supporters. Over 2,000 at-risk girls were kept safe and in school through our scholarship programs. We launched our Menstrual Health Management program, through which we will break the taboo surrounding menstruation and teach the Little...

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Global Perspectives: The importance of female education in Nepal

While in Nepal, LSF's U.S.-based Executive Director, Trevor Patzer, was interviewed on Nepal TV Plus. In this interview, Trevor talks about the history of Little Sisters Fund, our mission and programs, and the importance of female education in Nepal. It's a must watch! Check it out below.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIIXJIKk0II&feature=youtu.be[/embed]...

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Introducing the Higher Education and Health Care Opportunity Fund

In Nepal, significant gains have been made to achieve gender parity in primary school. However, the need for female education support has not disappeared. Rather, it has shifted. Women are severely underrepresented as university-level students and in positions of power in Nepal. Nationally, only 15 percent of college-aged females were enrolled in university in 2015. The...

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Fighting the Sex Trade with Education

Little Sisters Fund was recently featured in SWAAY, a digital publication geared towards women. The article, copied below, both highlights the importance of girls’ education in Nepal, and shows how Little Sisters Fund goes beyond education to empower the Little Sisters to become leaders in their communities and beyond. As LSF volunteer and sponsor Sreya Belbase put it,...

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