Tag: Child Development Centres

First prize for Alisha

How a Child Learning Centre in Nepal is helping disadvantaged children to thrive despite their circumstances. Alisha is eight years old, and lives with her mother and sister in Nuwakot in central Nepal, a region near the capital, Kathmandu. Like most other children of her age, she was at school and loved playing with her …

Empowering the weak; enriching the poor

BY MIKE MACLENNAN Viva’s partner network CarNet Nepal is responding to the needs of vulnerable children, by improving their wellbeing and providing protection against exploitation. Empowering the weak. Seeking justice. Nepal is experiencing a rising frequency of child abuse and trafficking. Around 7,000 Nepalese girls are trafficked to India every year with an estimated 200,000 …

Maya is top of the class!

Poverty is so often the stumbling block in children realising their potential in life. But it doesn’t have to be this way. An education programme run by our partner network in Nepal is giving new hope to children who are bright, able and willing to learn, but for whom life is hard.