Stop Making Paper Orphans of Nepal Children

 
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We're collecting stories from the actual people who benefit from the projects on GlobalGiving to identify problems and potential solutions. Here are some of the stories that we've collected from communities that have benefited from projects similar to this one. Learn more.

Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

Children Rights

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Children rights Many children living in the slum have always been denied there right as children.Children have nowadays been turned into working machines and donkeys.children are overworked by their parents and being beaten up every now and then. most children living in the slum have been denied the right to school and right to good food and shelter.This have resulted into poor health status of the children making them suffer from malnutrition. The government have tried their best to protect the children by putting laws to protect their rights as children. Read more.
Related to project keywords: good food, malnutrition, parents, making, children children

The Tsunami Killed My Husband

22-30 years old, in Kakamenga, Kenya
Map of THE TSUNAMI KILLED MY HUSBAND A tsunami once happened in Lukhokho village which led to the death of many people who lived around the area. i was among the people who wre affected so much about it. It was painful to me since i was newly married and was 2 month old pregnant. My husband is one of those who were killed by the tsunami in the process of rescuing others.I was left in a dilema having no solution about myself. My father inlaw realy helped me so much by giving part of his wealth which i was to utilize well in order to take good care of my baby i was pregnant with who is now in class 4, learning without any problem. Read more.
Related to project keywords: newly, left, father, old, class

Learn To Help And You Will Also Be Helped

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kampala, Uganda
Map of LEARN TO HELP AND YOU WILL ALSO BE HELPED When i just completed primary seven my father died and i began staying with the brothers of my father but non of them helped me.I moved to all of them but they would tell me they don't have money but they also have so many problems to take care of. I decided to go to my sister,she was married i stayed with them she took me to work as a houseboy in someones home. I worked in more than 4 homes as a houseboy but i was not treated well. i was working because i wanted to raise my own school fees but as time went on i lost a heart of going to school because i ad now grown up.I worked as a houseboy for more than 5 years. Here came a lady who admired my work and planned to take me to Kampala.I went with her and she took me to a man who never had a wife.the man loved me so much and treated me as his own son. This man was a photographer one morning he was going for his work and he got an accident on the way.I was at home and i did not know what had happened.He was left on the way but some people who did not know were able to help him and they took him to Mulago hospital where his life back again and theykept his things. Read more.
Related to project keywords: work, home, know, left, father

Sponsorship

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Sponsorship An organization is group of people who come together with the aim of selling goats. I had been longing for a sponsorship because i did not have any way and my class teacher came to our class with three paper and i was surprised. Because you see her with me in case there is a problem. She asked there questions but if i did not have any problem of death of parents needed assistance because my parents had no way of taken me through the secondary life i decided to be chosen as a student of need.We were a lot of people if the a sponsor to assist it will be diffuclult/ The next day at lunch time when we were taking our dish she did filtration to choose the three and i was glad to be taken as one of them. After a short while we were with our principal we were told to come with our guardians. I was glad to know that my problems were no longer there. Read more.
Related to project keywords: problem, know, class, sponsor, paper

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Organization

The Mountain Fund

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
http://www.mountainfund.org

Project Leader

Scott MacLennan

International Director
Albuquerque, New Mexico United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Stop Making Paper Orphans of Nepal Children