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Sending Children to School in Remote Villages

 
$4,061
$0
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Provide an education to the first generation of children in remote areas of Nepal. These disadvantaged children would remain illiterate, and continue their life of poverty without any hope of change.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Two-thirds of Nepal's population is illiterate; only 22% of the girls are literate. Schools in villages are grim with a high dropout rate. Schools don’t have sufficient teachers; the ones they have are poorly trained, and schools lack educational materials. School-aged children migrate to urban areas to work as domestic servants or laborers. NYOF provides scholarships to students because of poverty, to female students, to those from a low caste community, and those who are physically disabled.

How will this project solve this problem?

NYOF is changing the future. NYOF improves and builds schools, trains the teachers, provides education materials, and pays the scholarships for children who would otherwise not have the ability to attend school. NYOF caters to the most disadvantaged.

Potential Long Term Impact

Help eliminate poverty; an education is especially important to woman. Once educated women practice birth control, take better care of their families, and educate their children. Only hope for Nepali children who would otherwise remain illiterate.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $4,061

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $4,061 .  The original project funding goal was $4,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Thanks to 17 donors like you, a total of $4,061 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Wonderful!

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Project Leader

Janis Olson

Executive Director
Sausalito, CA United States

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