Low-caste villagers determine the issues they want addressed, and we respond: educational support to keep children in school, a maternal health program to stem maternal and infant deaths, and now assistance adapting to severe climate change.
One school at a time, communities are rebuilding their lives from the rubble of the 2015 earthquake. Education, with a special focus on girls, is the surest path out of poverty for these high mountain people.
Children of destitute women who work in local sweat-shops aren’t normally able to attend school. But children in the Tuolpongror garment district now have a quality education with teachers trained in the Montessori teaching method.