Provide Education to 20 Disabled Nepali Children

 
$3,564
$8,436
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Remaining
Jan 31, 2014

Change a disabled student's life today

A daily dose of joy is part of the treatment
A daily dose of joy is part of the treatment

Thank you for your generous contributions to our project to Provide Education to 20 Disabled Children. This program’s accomplishments, including giving the life-changing opportunity of education to nearly 200 blind, deaf, and physically disabled students in Nepal, would not be possible without the support of people like you.

Our Disabled Scholarship fund has helped blind, deaf and physically disabled children who are often treated as discards in Nepal's caste society. We send the children to special schools, which are set up to care for them physically and academically. Our students thrive. Last year, all but one student who took the rigorous School Leaving Certificate exam passed -- an impressive 91 percent pass rate in a country where only 40 percent of Nepali students pass the required college entrance exam.

NYF supported students have gone on to great successes. One student went on to become the only blind lawyer in Nepal. Others have gone on to teach at private schools. Another is now leading his own non-government organization (NGO) to help disabled students in Nepal. Students develop self-respect as well as the skills to support themselves and live with dignity.

We are grateful for your continued support.

Namaste.

Helping hands
Helping hands
The gift of artificial limbs
The gift of artificial limbs

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Jackie Frost

Sausalito, CA United States

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