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Kopila Valley Journal

June 07, 2018

Life with Fifty Plus Brothers and Sisters

This was an awesome trial run with Ruby. We were nervous coming here with her so young. The first few days shook us up a bit. Chicken pox outbreak made us nervous, mosquitos made us nervous, cough going around made us nervous, street dog coming after the stroller on our first walk, monsoon winds and storms, so many people touching her.

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June 05, 2018

Kopila Cup!

We had a huge soccer tournament with all of the schools in Surkhet on our community playground last week. Every day, hundreds of people from the community turned up around the soccer field to cheer on the athletes.

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June 01, 2018

Ribbon Cutting at our New School Campus

We cut the ribbon for the middle school portion of the new campus this week and there are now 100 students using 6 classrooms of our new school!! The road to get here was long and at times it was hard to see an end in sight and actually picture kids using the new school but when the ribbon was cut and the kids went running up the stairs it felt incredible.

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May 30, 2018

Beyond our Wildest Dreams

I burst into tears when I walked into the new campus on our first day here. I was instantly filled with so much emotion. It’s all coming together so beautifully and I walked onto the site to see at least 80 workers doing their thing hustling around the site in vests and hard hats.

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May 28, 2018

Menstrual Hygiene Day

The ladies of our Women's Center joined all of the pre-teens and teens at Kopila Valley School and gave handmade menstrual kits to them all and even taught them how to make their own! Such an inspiring day of girls and women coming together for education to change the world around them. 

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