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April 18, 2017

Chhaupadi Prama in Nepal

Kopila Valley student, Deepa Nepali, recently wrote an essay for our partners at She's The First to share her experience with Chhaupadi, a unique tradition practiced by girls and women in Nepal during menstruation. In this blog, Deepa explains why she hopes Nepal will move away from this tradition.

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April 13, 2017

No Refrigerators Anywhere

This week, on my first full day back at Kopila, I went along on the admissions home visits.

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April 13, 2017

Love Letter #34 (50 love letters)

Happy birthday little love, I met you when you were in your mama's tummy and your parents moved back from India after the war to work with us. I'm so happy and so lucky they made that decision because your family is part of our core.

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April 07, 2017

Love Letter #33 (50 Love Letters)

Dear S, This is exactly how I always want to remember you- swimming, dancing and doing cartwheels on the river beach. My first ever memory is of you dancing. Everyone in town knew you as being a performer and everyone recognizes you for that to this day.

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April 03, 2017

Love Letters #32 (50 Love Letters)

My Love, It's your birthday!! You're 8. You are my heart and my joy and your smile makes my day every single day. You're so smart. You make parenting seem easy. You always listen and do the right thing. Your teachers love you. Everyone loves you.

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