Monthly Archives: September 2015


Schools in Palestine, Nepal, Senegal get help Donations will go a long way in education of primary school pupils Published: 17:46 July 23, 2015 Gulf News Staff Report   Dubai: Four primary schools in Palestine, Nepal, and Senegal now have the assurance that they can continue to operate for the next three years because they have been adopted by generous donors that partnered with Dubai Cares. The Council of the Chaplaincy of Dubai and Sharjah with the Northern Emirates and Lulu Group […]

Schools in Palestine, Nepal, Senegal ...


Providing access to quality education for all Nepali children.   Thousands of children across Nepal do not have access to basic education.  The education of girls is of particular concern. Furthermore, the quality of education in government schools is very poor and deteriorating daily.  Karuna-Shechen and its local partners are working to change this situation and offer a new alternative: quality education for all.   Schools in Humla In Humla, one of the most remote and least developed regions of Nepal, Karuna-Shechen […]

Education in Nepal


How It All Began In 1984, sixty-year-old Olga Murray – a lawyer at the California Supreme Court – visited Nepal as a tourist to go trekking. An inveterate traveler, Olga had a tendency to “fall in love with countries,” but Nepal was special. “When I first went to Nepal,” Olga later wrote to friends, “I was overwhelmed by the beauty of the landscape and the exotic surroundings, but most of all by the children I encountered there. They were poor beyond anything […]

The Story of Olga Murray ...



LONDON – Inadequate shelter, school closures and a lack of safe water and sanitation are the three biggest concerns of Nepali children affected by two huge earthquakes, said a major survey published on Saturday, the three month anniversary of the first quake. Children interviewed by aid agencies in the aftermath of the disaster also expressed worry about the lack of privacy and space, with younger children fearing attacks by wild animals, and girls feeling vulnerable to sexual harassment. “Living under the sky […]

Aid groups: Children miss school, ...


Posted on September 25, 2014 by brianmetters wall-of-shame-3“That over 10,000 students failed to pass a single subject in School Leaving Certificate (SLC) exams this year is an utter disgrace to our education system”. These are the opening words of an article this week in eKantipur after the revelation from the Office of the Controller of Examinations and the Education Review Office. (Full Article) The article continues “No one knows how many children we have so absolutely betrayed every year…….//…..The blame game for […]

Startling Revelations From Nepal’s Education ...


Posted on August 23, 2015 by brianmetters Let me give you some facts: Each year, a really tiny primary school in the mountain district of Cumbria, where I grew up, support Nepal. They do it in different ways but you might think that one way is more important than the other. They have a week long programme about Nepal, its people, its geography, its history, its culture. The UK children have different lessons and activities, they involve the whole local community in […]

Nepal government steal money from ...



Jay London | MIT Alumni Association June 12, 2015 When Ram Rijal ’12 graduated from MIT, he literally couldn’t wait to return to his native Nepal. He left campus on June 5, 2012 — three days before his June 8 Commencement. After all, when your goal is to create a network of MIT-inspired magnet schools and the next academic year has already started, there’s no time to waste. “Nepal has experienced the worst forms of youth manipulation for years,” Rijal said. “Political […]

Help rebuild an MIT-inspired school ...


Dubai: Dubai Cares has showcased the transformation of a remote Nepal village as an example of the impact its programmes are having in the lives of people far and wide with the support of the UAE community. The UAE-based philanthropic organisation highlighted the turnaround achieved by a marginalised village in Nepal — and its people — following the implementation of its education programmes. Dubai Cares said its efforts in Nepal “reflect the theme of empowerment” that it is promoting during its Ramadan […]

School built by Dubai Cares ...