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Summer Newsletter: So much great news!

It’s hard to believe that we’re almost halfway through 2017! Over the past three months, we kicked off our fundraising campaign to launch our new Menstrual Health Management program, were honored for our commitment to girls’ education and empowerment, and attended the graduation of Kriti and Sapana from Shenandoah University—the first two Little Sisters to graduate...

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Welcome Kelly Beeland to the Board of Directors

This month, we welcome Kelly Beeland to Little Sisters Fund’s Board of Directors. Kelly has been a proud supporter of LSF from day one. When Kelly first learned about LSF, she was saving money to buy her first house. But she immediately started putting aside even more money, so that she could also sponsor a...

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Tribisha’s Story

Tribisha was born with the deck stacked against her. She was born with spina bifida and must use crutches and leg braces to walk. While it is clear that how her legs work does not affect her mind, in Nepal, any disability, and specifically one of this magnitude, can keep a girl out of school...

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Bindhaya is my hero

In 1998—my first trip to Nepal—I trekked to the base-camp of Mt. Everest. Yet, what truly changed my life on that trip was meeting Bindhaya. While in Nepal, I was struck by the overwhelming poverty that kept so many youth from attending school. Thankfully, my aunt's friend, Usha Acharya, had just returned to Nepal and, as...

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Give a girl the gift of education – #GivingTuesday

This Giving Tuesday, we believe the best thing you can give is the gift of education to a girl in Nepal. On November 29, we will be joining nonprofits across the globe in a day of giving. Giving Tuesday is a day when you can make a big impact on supporting our 2000+ Little Sisters! Girls who...

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Sharda’s story

LSF graduate Sharda battled to complete her education despite polio, stigma, and friends kidnapped in front of her during civil war.  Today, she works for the international NGO Save the Children and has a family and daughter of her own.  This is her story, in her own words: I was born in a poor family and...

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Akina’s story

It’s me Akina R of Bhaktpur. Today I am going to tell you my story in short. Life and death are natural rules, which we cannot eliminate.  This is the reason one unlucky girl was born in a poor family without her consent.  And, that girl is me. I do not know, maybe because of a past...

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November Nepal Visit Recap

In November, our US team visited Nepal to see the exciting work going on there. A few highlights: 2014 Alumni Meeting: About 50 Little Sisters Fund graduates gathered in late November to share smiles, updates, and their thoughts on how to continue to make positive changes in the situation for women and girls in Nepal. Our...

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Little Sisters Fund featured on Girls’s Globe

The Little Sisters Fund was recently featured on Girls's Globe "I didn’t know the right age for school. When I was a little girl, all my friends were in school but I was not. So I used to ask my father, ‘when can I go to school?’ He always replied, ‘next year.’ I used to dream...

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