Nepal Earthquake Education Fund for Girls

by Water, Agroforestry, Nutrition and Development Foundation Vetted since 2010 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified


The main problem with earthquake-affected students especially girls in Nepal is that they have difficulty going back to school as most lost their homes and livelihoods and some have parents and siblings who did not survive. They are indeed in very dire strait and they are prey to criminal syndicates offering them jobs outside of the country but only to end up as prostitutes. This project will try to send 200 hardly affected girls to college or vocational school.

total raised
monthly donors


The main problem is that hardest hit survivors of the Nepal earthquake who are of school age have not gone to school because their assets are gone or they lost their parents. They are prey to criminal syndicates victimizing the youths especially the girls and enticing them to supposedly lucrative jobs outside of Nepal but they end up in prostitution dens. There is a need to send these students back to school.


Sending the drop-outs back to school especially women and girls is a way out to this very difficult and de-humanizing predicament. All this needs is tuition fee, supplies and allowance for the returning students.

Long-Term Impact

When the returning students finally graduates, they will be able to assist re-build the severely damaged areas through their skills and knowledge. Best of all they will be useful again as compared to the present where they are potential victims of criminal gangs preying on hapless survivors.



Organization Information

Water, Agroforestry, Nutrition and Development Foundation

Location: Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental - Philippines
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Cora Sayre
Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental Philippines

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?

Support another project run by Water, Agroforestry, Nutrition and Development Foundation that needs your help, such as:

Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.