Project HOPE : Education for Nepal

Solidarity International Project HOPE

Investing in education is the single most effective means of reducing poverty. 

Education is a key need, along with other basics, in today’s world for anyone, anywhere to have a good quality of life. In developing countries like Nepal, basic education is crucial to alleviating poverty, reducing inequality and driving economic growth.

Quality of education in Nepal is generally poor, characterized by high drop-out rates, lack of child- and girl-friendly facilities and child-centered learning environments. Nepal is home to 26.6 million people, with children younger than 15 years old making up more than 40% of the population. More than one in three people in Nepal live in extreme poverty, subsisting on less than $1 per day.

Education has given many of us the opportunities to lead a better quality life and attain our goals. However, for thousands of Nepalese children, education remains a distant dream due to poverty, caste, gender discrimination and lack of access to schools. The quality education remains the most important tool towards the realization of rights of all children.

Why Project HOPE?

This project offers educational scholarship, uniforms, stationery materials and resolve their basic & genuine human rights issues. It is associated with increasing the living and educational standards of underprivileged, earthquake victims and Dalit so called untouchable children’s in rural areas of Nepal.

Education is one of the most important investments a country can make in its people, its future and is critical to reducing poverty and inequality. Education plays a decisive role in a child’s development. Project Hope helps to improve participation of children, their parents and the community in education planning, improve learning levels and reduce dropout rates of children.

Project “HOPE”:

Project “HOPE” is a literacy program initiated by Solidarity Nepal, A registered non-profitable and social welfare organization dedicated for Social Transformation in Nepal and Sponsored by Solidarity International,  the global coalition against poverty and inequality, with a goal to provide Full Educational Scholarship to needy students of various districts of Nepal to support more than 1000 school going children in the future every year.

Besides this project also helps to improve participation of children, their parents and the community in education planning, improve learning levels and reduce dropout rates.

Goal
The goal of this project is to assist all the needy students in becoming good writers, active readers, creative thinkers, and resourceful learners by providing them educational scholarships.

Vision

With the support of local and international sponsor, we want to provide educational scholarship to the needy students of different community based schools in remote villages of Nepal. In this way, we hope to improve their communication skills & improve literacy rate in Nepal.

Why Scholarships for the students of community based schools in Nepal?

Community based schools in Nepal are generally financed by local people and get little assistance from government to run the school. The majority of the students studying the community based schools are from backward and poor family who cannot afford abundantly for their education. The parents with good income teach their children in private and boarding schools in Nepal. So, we focus to help the public run school with the HOPE project. 

About the project site:

Solidarity Nepal initiated this project to improve literacy rates in Nepal and to support National Literacy Campaign (NLC) launched by Government of Nepal.

“Project Hope” means 1 Donor – 1 Child Sponsorship Program to support more than 1000 underprivileged, earthquake victims and Dalit so called untouchable children’s in remote districts of Nepal each year. 

Through the success of our pilot phase program conducted at Shree Dumshijhang Lower Secondary School – Dolakha, Shree Dhaulagiri Primary School – Baglung and Shree Indrachowk Primary School – Gulmi, we are confident to meet the campaign target as this program is highly recognized, participated and supported by medias, individual donors and local people. The “Hope Project’s” aim is to connect One Child with One Donor having a common motto “Changing Lives, One Child at a Time.”

Since the beginning of the project to till date more than 400 individual students were benefited by receiving Hope Scholarship. Please find the details of the schools, no of students and supporters of the project, total financial contribution in the HOPE PROJECT PROPOSAL.

For this year we have planned to distribute full scholarship to the students of Baglung and Gulmi districts, which are also taken as a remote districts in Nepal. For the details of the students visit: www.solidaritynepal.org

Benefit to Solidarity Nepal /Solidarity International & Sponsor Organization/ Individual:

  • Build stronger relationships between Solidarity / Individual Donors and Organizations.
  • Share skills between Donors and Sponsored Child.
  • Raise awareness of Hope Sponsorship.
  • Develop skills at a grassroots level.
  • Successfully achieving an international educational project and humanitarian awareness

How This Project Runs? 

This project runs with your generous support. Solidarity Nepal initiated this project for everyone who is passionate about making difference in the life of many innocent children by investing little effort. Every one of you can contribute and participate in this project by becoming an individual donor by sponsoring a child for a year.

The project will:

  • Create awareness about the importance of Education.
  • Benefit the students from underprivileged, war affected & dalit communities.
  • Create habits of Learning.
  • Improve the quality of education.

How to support?

  • Share our project with members of your community, coworkers, employees, and friends.
  • Help us to connect with Individual donors to sponsor individual child.
  • Help us raise funds to sponsor a child (Includes School Uniforms, Stationary Materials, Bag, Shoes etc) for a year (1 Child = US $ 100 = Nrs. 10,000). Exchange Rates US $1 = Nrs 100
  • Partnership with us
  • Overall support for the project

Please notify us here info.solidarityinternational@gmail.com when you are ready to support our project or Donate Online at https://www.gofundme.com/jzebg7br.

A small contribution from your part could make an immense difference in favor of many lives. We shall need your sympathetic and whole hearted support and co-operation as an individual and members of the wider community.

FOR DETAILS CONTACT:

Solidarity International
Dillibazar-32, Kathmandu
Bagmati, Nepal
Phone No: 00977-1-2299688
Email: info.solidarityinternational@gmail.com

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Mr. Kasi Ram Poudel and her wife Mrs. Kamala Poudel contribute the amount for relief mission of Solidarity International.

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