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Women’s Center

November 14, 2016

Plastic Bag Initiative

One goal that we hold across all facets of our organization - be it the Kopila Valley Home, School, or Women’s Center - is sustainability. We devote lots of time, energy, and resources into making sure that our impact is sustainable. Jamie, our Director of Sustainable Living, is charged with ensuring that all of our practices on the ground in Nepal are as sustainable as possible.

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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 30, 2016

Women’s Center Goals

With our Women’s Center training now in its third year, the leadership team at the Women’s Center have taken the chance to reflect on the journey so far.

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October 06, 2016

The perfect cup of Tea

Celebrating achievements and growth at the Women's Center.

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March 09, 2015

Happy International Women’s Day!

This week many of our students ran and organized a "5k Race For Equality" hosted by our school for the community. Nearly 250 runners participated and showed up with their reason for running hand-written and pinned to their backs. The race in and of itself reminded me of change; how we all set out at the starting line on a sprint, thinking, “This is a piece of cake!” until you hit that big never-ending and incredibly difficult hill where all you can do is put one foot in front of the other, try to forget that your legs are burning, and do everything you can to keep going. Change is more than a hill, it’s a Himalayan mountain. It’s slow, it takes time, it takes putting one foot in front of the other. Sometimes you fall. Sometimes you don’t feel like you're even moving at all. Sometimes you think you're at the top but you're not. Sometimes you get lost. And sometimes you just want to give up. But at some point you stop, look back and see where you came from.

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