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Kopila Valley Journal

september-2007

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 25, 2017

Dream Team

So lucky to be able to call these people my friends, program directors, and family here. Needless to say, we have been through a lot together. It's a gift to be able to work with people you genuinely love and want to spend your days with, who you can be yourself around and who always have your back. I love them all and I love that I get to work, problem solve, and laugh with them all day.

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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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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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