Posts by Topic: Education
Sour, Spicy, & Sweet
It was 11am, and the monsoon deluge was finally abating as Charu and I cautiously made our way along the slippery mud track towards Sari and Devaki’s house. They are sisters. A few years ago, their father left them to work in the Middle East. His departure triggered something in their mother…
Tashi Delek! Thank you for joining us!
Tashi Delek! Thank you so much for joining us for our first virtual Infamous Annual Dinner, Nourishing the Soul & Staying Connected in 2020. There was a little technical glitch in the beginning, so if you missed anything, you can watch it at your convenience here.
Gita – loss, struggle, and hope
When Gita was only two years old, her father was accused of stealing from a neighbor and sent to jail. Gita’s mother swears that he was innocent, but that does little to help her struggling family. To lighten her mother’s burden, Gita was sent to live with an aunt and uncle who had HIV...
What does family look like?
Dr. Aruna Uprety and I walked to a small home to meet five girls and one tiny grandmother. Even for SGT, this was a special situation.
International Women's Day 2019: This is what not being trafficked looks like
We take girls at a real risk of being trafficked and turn them into confident, articulate, grateful young women looking at very different futures.
Is There a Letter In Your Bag For Me?
Vice President Norbu Tenzing and President Erica Stone recently returned from their trip to Nepal where they met with STOP Girl Trafficking teachers and students
Laxmi: from poverty to nursing school
Laxmi grew up in a poor village, and her father was an abusive alcoholic. In 2015 the earthquake destroyed her home, and she was close to dropping out of school. Then, SGT found her.
Sanjita: 3 years and a world of difference
Sanjita and her sisters supported their parents, who were too sick to work. The earthquake leveled their home, and her family lost everything. And their village was in an area known for trafficking...
A graduate story
The daughter of a poor family, Karma Monlam Sangmo couldn't afford to go to college. AHF started a fund to make that dream a reality for young adults like Karma in Nepal.
Home, sweet home
Some may call it an orphanage, but for the 84 children who live, study, and play together at Child Haven, it’s a big, loving family.