Blogs
Asmita along with her students after the session on pad making with local resources.

Investing in Girls’ Health, Hygiene and Happiness May Cut School Absenteeism

March 31, 2022

One day while Srijana (English teaching Fellow in Dang), was taking her regular class, a male student said, “Washing clothes is a girl’s job.” Upon probing, he shared, “ I have never seen my father washing his clothes and so there is no way anyone is going to see me do it in the future”. The girls in the class seemed to be offended by such remarks. “I wanted to intervene immediately and I did but not sure if I succeeded in changing his mindset into understanding the stereotyped gender-based roles.”, shared Srijana. 

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Sandeep getting ready to go to his class

Making Science Fun

Jan. 15, 2022

Our Fellows are connecting science to the community. Fellows from Marshyangdi; Ramhari Sapkota, and Sandeep Kumar Dahal are simplifying science, and showing them that the difficult concepts of science are happening in the workaday lives of the village. 

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The Fear of English

The Fear of English

Nov. 15, 2021

English for these students would not only serve as an additional language but it will aid them in providing a layer of security that will help them to make their dreams come true.

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Sita and Dila during Sita's final day of her Fellowship in Tulsipur.

Sometimes you raise them, sometimes they raise you.

Sept. 4, 2021

“They will complete their school. But for higher education, they won’t be able to afford college. If my students are going to make it that far, they are going to have to learn entrepreneurial skills and work their way to college.”

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Fellows 2019

The opposite of Powerlessness

June 30, 2021

For many girl students having a female science teacher is a matter of wonder and pride. Their eyes light up when they see independent female science teachers who have completed their bachelor’s and master’s degree in science. 

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Fear and hope

Fear and Hope

May 31, 2021

“I don’t want to be just promoted to 11th standard without going through the 10th-grade exams,” says Sophie. How embarrassing would it be to be in 11th standard and realizing that we’re missing the foundational concepts we should’ve mastered in the 10th, add Sophie referring to how last year all 10th graders were given provisional grades and promoted without examination.

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Fellows painting the wall.

The Colors On The Wall Will Always Remind Us.

March 31, 2021

Every year, during the Learning Institute of the new cohort of Fellows, Shramadana has become an indispensable part of our learning.

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Learning Beyond Textbooks

Learning Beyond Textbooks

Feb. 28, 2021

When asked: “Where did a seventh-grader get an idea of a solar plow?” Sujit convincingly responded: “I had seen solar panels in school on the roof of our teacher’s room and wondered how it worked. We went to Sudarshan sir to ask about it and he helped us explain the physics behind solar to motion energy.”

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Sandhya with her student Kabita.

Changing the nation one school, one classroom, one game at a time!!!

Jan. 31, 2021

Girls, throughout several generations, have had to cross many barriers to simply attend schools. People in the community, to this day, believe that being allowed to attend school in itself is a huge privilege for girls. But Sandhya knows that her girls have much more to strive and thrive for than merely exist in the school. 

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News
Leading One Child Towards Higher Education!

Leading One Child Towards Higher Education!

Aug. 31, 2021

One Child-One Sponsor Project was successful in providing scholarships to 5 students from 5 public schools of Indrawati Rural Municipality.  This scholarship will help these students continue their higher education in Lalitpur. The students have joined Advance Academy, Kumaripati. 

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Virtual Reunion: Teach For Nepal Alumni Coming Together

Virtual Reunion: Teach For Nepal Alumni Coming Together

Sept. 1, 2020

One's journey with TFN goes beyond a two-year-long community-based experience. This is why TFN Alumni come together twice a year to ALFs to reconnect and rebond with each other, network with new Alumni and strengthen the movement. 

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Ma Sikdai Chhu Launched

'Ma Sikdai Chhu' Radio Program Launched

July 17, 2020

TFN, since its establishment, has been placing Fellows as teachers in public schools located in the remote communities of the country. The vision to provide quality education to students, even during the time of the pandemic, has led TFN to announce an organizational radio program- ‘Ma Sikdai Chhu,’ during the soft launch event on Thursday. 

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