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Kopila Valley Journal


March 14, 2017

Such A Love For My Profession

"I'm pretty sure I've read every book on education that's available in Nepal. I developed such a love for my profession, but also a love for the children I taught. I realize now the doctor track wasn't for me; it's been 33 years in education and I haven't looked back once." Naim Chaudhari is our school's principal and is one of Nepal's finest educators.

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January 18, 2017

This Week Sucked

Honestly, this entire last week sucked. Sometimes it feels like for every step forward, we get pulled right back. The devastation has always been there but it seems more difficult than ever to weather the storms. You don't want to freeze up and turn your heart stone cold and stop caring, but at the same time taking it all in is too much as well. I'm trying to find the middle ground. I know change happens slow, but these are little kids and I want it now.

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November 07, 2016

Kopila Stories

There are so many stories to be told in Surkhet. One story that has hit home for me, is that of a 5 year old girl in nursery class named M.

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October 23, 2016


Greetings from Surkhet! Our new school year is now well underway, and as we're enjoying the Nepali festival season, we're taking the chance to introduce some great new opportunities for the children. Here is an exclusive update on some of the exciting programs we’re rolling out this year for the Kopila Valley School students.

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October 11, 2016

International Day of the Girl 2016

For International Day of the Girl, we celebrated by sharing the dreams and aspirations of the Kopila Valley girls. The girls, ranging in age from 7-18, were asked to complete the phrase, "In my life, I plan to ____."

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