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50 Love Letters

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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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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