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October 07, 2017

Building our Dream Playground

The grass was so green, the sun was setting, and there was the most beautiful rainbow I've ever seen right over the playground. It was 6:30 at night and there were literally hundreds of children there. It took everything in me not to burst into tears.

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August 07, 2017

In this District, Girls Play Soccer (Dutch and English)

Het is even voor zessen als ik vanuit mijn kleine slaapkamerraam op het voetbalveld kijk. Drie meiden in knalroze tenue doorkruisen het veld en lopen gestaag richting een van de gloednieuwe voetbaldoelen aan de andere kant van het veld. Ieder een bal onder de voet. // It is just before six when I look at the soccer field through the small window next to my bed. Three girls in hot pink shirts cross the field, making their way to one of the brand-new soccer goals at other end of the land, a ball dribbling at their feet.

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June 16, 2017

Teaching our Girls to Fight Back!

We've had an exciting month at Kopila celebrating Gender Awareness Month. Self-defense training for our girls, gender sensitivity workshops, and more!

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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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