Thanks to generous supporters like you, we’ve successfully launched our first few “satellite” schooling centers through NYF's new “Access to Education” program. This latest initiative helps children (and young girls in particular) continue their education - even while public schools in Nepal remain closed.
We’re proud to report back its success. Lopika*, age 15, told us, “Schools have been closed for 4 months already and I had forgotten everything. Now I am so happy to be attending classes in the learning center. The teachers are helping me a lot.” Her friend Gavya* added, “I wish I could learn like this even after the pandemic!”
A recent Nepalese television report commended the new program’s success, observing that besides helping students learn, the satellite centers were “creative opportunities for students to interact with friends and teachers, minimizing the psychological distress” from the pandemic.
Thank you so much for helping to make this program possible! NYF has already been approached by mayors in many rural municipalities hoping to join the program. We hope to open 46 new centers within the next month.
To continue empowering these young girls in Nepal during the COVID-19 crisis, please donate today. Eligible gifts up to $50 (per unique donor per organization) made between now and September 18 will be matched at 50% by GlobalGiving!
*Names have been changed to protect the privacy of those in this report.