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Kopila Valley Journal

Women’s Center

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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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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August 20, 2018

Stories of Nepal: Hope

"Today, I still have many memories that leave me sleepless many nights, but I always know the morning will bring hope. The mornings will tell me I am not a curse but a gift."

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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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May 13, 2018

Graduation Day!

Our newest class of weavers at the Women's Center celebrated the completion of their six-month training. Congrats to these lovely ladies!

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