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Notes From the Field, Part 2: In Pokhara

For Tibetans in the Jampaling settlement, Pokhara has never quite been home, but remains the only place they have been allowed to live in for decades. Last year, a road expansion project threatened a significant part of the settlement, but we helped them with an ingenious solution.

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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

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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.

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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...

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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.

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No shortage of joy at Navjyoti School

Even during a short visit to Navjyoti, you’re in for a year’s worth of hugs from its spirited students. This school in Kathmandu gives differently abled children the attentive care they need to be their best selves.

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Dividing lines: A girl's life in rural Nepal

We stopped into a school where some of our STOP Girl Trafficking girls were writing essays and drawing pictures of what their lives are like. Their reality is stark.

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Fueling the mind while on the mend

Our Hospital and Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children set up a classroom so kids won't fall behind in their studies during long hospital stays.

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Back to school, when it's open

The gaps in Nepal’s educational system, and in how girls and boys are treated, can feel like a chasm at times. But SGT is helping to fill those cracks.

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After graduation: the technical option

For girls in STOP Girl Trafficking who pass their grade 10 exams but aren’t interested in college, AHF supports another option.

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