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July 16, 2018

Weet jij waar je voedsel vandaan komt?

Gisteren kregen we de mogelijkheid om met een aantal kinderen van de Kopila Valley School rijst te planten. Een geweldige ervaring. Niet alleen voor mij als outsider, maar ook voor de kinderen die hier al hun hele leven wonen. En alhoewel sommige scholieren al eens eerder hadden meegeholpen met het planten van rijst, waren er ook velen die dit nog nooit eerder hadden gedaan, wat het tot een unieke en memorabele dag maakte. Ik zal nooit meer hetzelfde naar rijst kijken.

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July 16, 2018

Do you know where your food comes from?

Yesterday, we had the opportunity to go rice planting with the children of Kopila Valley School. It was an incredible experience, not only for me as an outsider, but also for the children that have been living here their whole lives. While some of the students had participated in rice-planting before, many more hadn’t, making for a unique and memorable day. I will never look at rice the same again!

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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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