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July 13, 2018

Facebook Live with Maggie!

Join us this Saturday at 10am ET for Maggie’s first Facebook Live event of 2018! There’s so much to talk about! The new campus, the Kopila Valley School, the Children’s Home, the Women’s Center, baby Ruby, Maggie’s recent trip to Nepal, Tri for Kopila, and more! 

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July 12, 2018

Poor Q & X

Our library has been going through a MAJOR makeover. Thanks to all of you, we have shelves and shelves of beautiful books. Our librarian and many others have been working to create organizational systems that work for our community. There are very few libraries in Surkhet, which means we often have to get creative and find solutions that work for us!

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July 01, 2018

A Tale of Two Tanks

One of the remarkable things about our new campus is the ingenious way it will reduce waste. For example, take a look at these two tanks. One will harvest grey water (sink and shower water) and another will collect black water (bathroom waste). Rainwater will also be collected (the tale of three tanks doesn’t sound as catchy...) in a HUGE tank, where it will then be treated and used for drinking, cooking, and washing hands.

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June 17, 2018

To all the Different Kinds of Fathers

This Father’s Day I want to recognize the kind, patient, sensitive, and caring men who serve as father figures and role models in our children’s lives. They are uncles, teachers, caregivers, cooks, drivers, security guards, and coaches. They are there every day in every way. They gently guide our children through their days, offering advice and wisdom.

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June 13, 2018

Soccer Super Stars

Exciting news! Two of our Kopila girls were selected to play soccer for the under-18 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) football match, to be held in September. Our girls are playing for the nation!! Hooray!!! 

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