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Kopila Valley Journal


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 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 21, 2016

Love Letter #30 (50 Love Letters)

Dear H, I'll never forget the first few weeks you came to live with us. There's a line in my favorite children's book, I'll Love You Forever, that says "sometimes his mother wanted to sell him to the zoo!" That was me. I wanted to sell you to the zoo. Everyone around me thought I was crazy for taking in yet another kid, at a time when everything in our family was so calm. I started questioning myself. You were my wild child. You got in trouble a lot.

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