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Two Taltules of Taltuleshwory

January 2nd, 2014

A week or so before our travel to Thangpalkot earlier this month, Kumar Sir told me about a little girl, Sabina, and a small boy, Saugat, whose guardian and family, respectively, were struggling to cover the children’s educational expenses. Sabina Ghale Saugat Gurung The children attend the neighboring school of Taltuleswory 

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Bishnu’s Dream Lives On

January 2nd, 2014

A little over a month ago, we put out a plea on behalf of a young girl, Bishnu, one of the many casualties of the tragedies that befall Nepalese migrant labourers in Qatar. Within twenty-four hours, three generous people and an organisation in Kathmandu, Higher Ground, donated the necessary funds, ensuring, for the 

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Casualty of Qatar: Shattered Dream?

January 2nd, 2014

One of the many casualties of the abuse, exploitation and slave-like treatment of semi- and unskilled Nepalese laborers in Qatar, but something that hardly gets any in-depth coverage in the media and public forums, is the dreams of thousands of young and innocent Nepalese children. A couple of days ago, I received 

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Relief for Brothers

January 2nd, 2014

You wouldn’t be able to tell from their names. Samir and Sagar are Newari if we go by their surname. But unfortunately with the archaic but traditional system of classifying people based on caste AND the absence of social mobility, the brothers are considered to be Dalits, one of 

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Sponsorships

January 2nd, 2014

COMMITTED runs two kinds of sponsorship programs: student and teacher. The student sponsorship program is up and running. Government schools provide tuition-free education. But, many families still can’t meet some of the most basic of expenses–admission fee, exam fees, tie, belt, school bag etc. While the Social Business for Education project 

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