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Rekha Chose Education, Not Marriage!

Rekha Chose Education, Not Marriage!

Story from Kapilbastu under Education

Only 17, but Rekha Raidash, a Grade 10 student from Kapilvastu is already facilitating sessions in her village's self-help group (SHG). But until a year ago, things were entirely different. When her father decided to get her married, she had to give up her dreams to study further.

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Campaign to make eateries child labour free

Campaign to make eateries child labour free

Story from Dhading under Education

Along one of the busiest highways to Kathmandu, the Prithivi Highway, we see many small local eateries at various junctions. These local eateries are locally called ‘hotels’.

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Happy teachers, happier students

Happy teachers, happier students

Story from Dhading under Education

To become a teacher in Nepal, to teach Grades 1-5, candidates only need to have passed Grade 12 of school themselves and complete one week of training. Teachers can find it hard to engage and manage their classes while students may struggle to learn and enjoy their learning.

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Active and Aware Parents

Active and Aware Parents

Story from Rukum under Education

On the whole, parents in the remote villages of Rukum East had little awareness about providing support and care to their children for their better future and education. Most parents took very little or no interest in their children’s studies as they were not literate...

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Joyous Junu

Joyous Junu

Story from Dhading under Education

For Junu Chepang from Charudi village in Dhading, education was just limited to theory. But after being exposed to UMN’s Sangsangai (Church and Community Mobilisation) two-year training, she learned about practical ways to help the community. She has been actively working as a facilitator in the Sangsangai process.

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All-round quality improvement in the far west

All-round quality improvement in the far west

Story from Bajhang under Education

When a child gets a good education it can alter their future for the better. Nepal has great educators and UMN is coming alongside them in their work to provide training and teaching materials to enhance the quality of education.

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Learning is Fun

Learning is Fun

Story from Rukum under Education

There are now 300 students enrolled from Early Childhood Development classes to Grade 8 at Shree Saraswati Basic School. But earlier, this school which is located in a remote village of Shyala, Rukum West, survived in a poor condition without any safe classroom management. Without any compound wall, even the cattle...

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Enjoying Learning

Enjoying Learning

Story from Rukum under Education

When seven-year-old Karuna Budha Magar was first admitted to school, she was surprised to hear her teachers speak in a strange language. Later she found out that it was the Nepali language. She is a Grade 2 student at Tribeni Secondary School in Rukum. Karuna speaks Kham...

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Safe Housing For Girls

Safe Housing For Girls

Story from Mugu under Education

The north-east of Mugu is known as the Karan Belt. It is made up of five VDCs: Mangri, Kimri, Pulu, Dolphu and Mugu. Buddha Higher Secondary School (BHSS) is located in Mangri and is the only source of education for the Karani people.

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Karani ladies are off to school

Karani ladies are off to school

Story from Mugu under Education

Mugu District in the far north-west of Nepal is divided into four "belts": Gam, Soru, Khatyad and Karan. The Karan best is the most remote. Ethnic tribal communities live in the Karan belt, and have very limited access to health facilities and education. Most of the women and teenaged girls...

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