A letter from our partners at Kailash Home in Nepal where 27 of our #KailashKids remain on campus during a nationwide lockdown due to the global spread of COVID-19. Namaste and greetings from all of us! As we pass through these challenging times, we thought it important to keep our supporters and well-wishers informed of how we, at Kailash Home, are faring in this part of … Continue reading A Note from Kailash Home . . .
While women and girls make up over half the global population, their circumstances in places around the world are often still far from equal to that of their male counterparts. In Nepal, women and girls are overwhelmingly less likely to be invested in both in terms of educational and governmental resources, and longstanding taboos and traditions, like chhaupadi, frequently leave them in disadvantageous or even outrightly … Continue reading Girl1, our newest initiative at Kailash Home
When Yungdung Tsomo first entered Kailash Home, years ago, she met her new big “sister,” an older student assigned to help her deal with the upheaval of leaving behind her family and village for the promise of education. Despite her fears and homesickness, she remembers this time as “always fun…, and I always looked up to [the older children] when I was small.” The older … Continue reading Mentoring Program at Kailash Helps Newest Arrivals Acclimate