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January 17, 2019

Chhaupadi and Change

We're saddened to hear about the news story from western Nepal of yet another tragedy as a result of chhaupadi. When this practice is followed, women and girls must sleep in a hut outside their family home while menstruating because they are considered to be unclean.

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January 01, 2019

New Year, New School!

For years, we've dreamed, sketched, planned, collaborated, and built. Now, we're opening the school of our dreams, all thanks to supporters like you.

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November 27, 2018

A Letter to My Children

I envision a world for you to grow up in where children are safe, where they don’t have to worry constantly about basic needs. Where good people from around the world join forces to protect you and cherish you as sacred, as our world’s most valuable resource, which is exactly what you are.

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November 27, 2018

#GivingTuesday 2018

Kopila students and women are some of the most at-risk individuals in our community. Thanks to you, we’ve built classrooms, enrolled students, provided a loving home, and educated women. This work is so important, but it's not over. Our community continues to face obstacles every day, and we need your help today on #GivingTuesday.

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November 25, 2018

Remembering Manisha

Six years ago this month, we lost a student to suicide. She was strong, kind and compassionate, had a beautiful smile and was quick to laugh. She always got involved in school activities, was a great dancer, loved music and performed on stage with grace and poise.

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