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Documentary highlights efforts to curb exploitation in brick factories

World Education Nepal produced a documentary overview of the Building Better Futures program, which implements activities in source communities and brick factories to expand livelihood options for individuals and families who are at risk of exploitation through bonded labor contracts at…

Avenues Television features World Education Learning Mela in Bajura District

In late September, Avenues Television aired a segment on a World Education Nepal learning mela in Bajura District! More  than 2,000 children, parents and other stakeholders representing 11 schools gathered at Ratna Secondary School on September 17 to celebrate children’s…

How Financial Literacy Can Help Trafficking Victims

Helen Sherpa, World Education Nepal’s Country Director, was quoted in two Nepali Times articles “Internal Need” and “Skills They can Count On” by Kate Ryan. Both articles delve into Nepal’s trafficking issues and how strengthening financial literacy skills can help…

Literacy Classes Help Muslim Women & Girls

Literacy goes a long way for many Nepali women and girls. It allows women and girls to build livelihoods, understand critical information, and prevents vulnerable girls from entering a cycle of trafficking or child marriage.  That’s why World Education Nepal…

Interview with Harkamaya Rumba — Makawanpurgadhi Deputy Mayor

  World Education Nepal sat down with Harkamaya Rumba, who was recently elected as Deputy Mayor of Makawanpurgadhi in the historic local elections. Harkamaya has a long relationship with World Education Nepal. She was one of the first beneficiaries of…

Combating Trafficking: A Video Documentary

Trafficking is a prevalent problem in Nepal. World Education Nepal has been working with its partners to combat trafficking at its core. To highlight how trafficking negatively affects communities and World Education Nepal’s anti-trafficking efforts, World Education Nepal produced a…

Prabasi_Ko_Sath_Mobile App_English Prabasi Ko Saath (प्रवासीको साथ) Migrant App Launch Announcement

World Education Nepal is excited to announce the launch of Prabasi Ko Saath (प्रवासीको साथ), a mobile app that helps migrant workers make better decisions about foreign employment. The app provides migrant workers tools to calculate costs, expenses and savings…

Starting Over Post-Earthquake

Every morning just before the sunrise, Anjula opens her tea shop at Pepsicola to Kathmandu’s early risers. By mid-day, Anjula has already served dozens of customers, made eighty cups of tea, and sold several homemade baked goods. Although her mornings…

How Microfinance Helped Nepali Women Recover From the 2015 Earthquake

The April 25, 2015 earthquake killed thousands, left hundreds without homes and devastated Nepal. Two years later, Nepal struggles to rebuild, but efforts such as micro-finance are allowing victims, especially Nepali women, to recover.  In a NewsDeeply Op-Ed and a Humanosphere…

Chankha’s Quest To Learn

Chankha Devi is a student at Malika Primary School in Chaina, Mugu—one of the remotest districts of Nepal. When Chankha was in Grade 1 she was not interested in going to school and often ran to the fields, just to skip…