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March 28, 2017

KnitNow for BlinkNow, Casting On Relationships

Knitathon 2017

I discovered, first hand, that a knitting shop holds more than just yarn and supplies.

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March 27, 2017

Dashain Camp Volunteers Needed!

Got any plans for October? Volunteer with us! Dashain Camp is a ten-day summer camp style program, where we ask volunteers to teach fun courses like jewelry making, drama, yoga, and soccer. Do you have a skill you can teach our kids? Want to travel to Nepal this October, or do you already live here? Fill out the volunteer application now!

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March 18, 2017

Too Young for Surgery

A local pediatrician was talking about a case with me the other day about a three day old child who is suffering from a birth defect. This baby girl was born on February 26, 2017 in a remote village of Surkhet. Her father is 20 and mother is 18.

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February 26, 2017

School for the Blind

I'm proud that we support a few visually impaired scholars at a government program. The resilience and strength of these girls is unbelievable. It's hard navigating the streets and the world here in Nepal as a seeing person. I can't believe what they have to overcome everyday with such limited support. These students have big dreams and we will continue to do what we can to see that their dreams come true.

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February 17, 2017

Race for Equality

For International Women's Day, we decided to revisit an activity we first tried in 2015. We're going to celebrate women by running in their honor, and we encourage you to join us! Here in Surkhet, we will be writing the reasons why we are running on a piece of paper - for gender equality, for better access to education, for the ending of child marriage, to diminish the wage gap, to stop domestic violence and for all over the other hopes we have for women and girls all over the world.

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