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Reading Aloud with the Community in Pharping

Feb 16, 2017   ||   by Niroj Shrestha   ||   Blog, Collaboration, Event, LitClub Nepal  || 

Rukmini Scholars proudly celebrate #WRAD17 Most of us believe that education is a basic human right for all children, and this is even supposed to be guaranteed by the Constitution of Nepal. Education up to the secondary level is free per the constitution, but despite these written laws, the reality in Nepal is different than […]

Dr. Meera Hada Provides Valuable Service While Inspiring Many

Feb 14, 2017   ||   by Niroj Shrestha   ||   Blog, Event, Program  || 

Report by: Niroj Shrestha It has been 19 years already that Dr. Meera Hada, a renowned Gynecologist, is serving the Pharping Community. One of the main ways is through a Women’s Health Camp. that she leads with the help of Patan Hospital. Dr. Hada’s community work is seen all over Nepal as she also helps […]

Former Scholars lead their first ever Didi Program

Jan 18, 2017   ||   by Priti Bhattarai   ||   Blog, Program  || 

Report by:Sabina Bisunke Post by: Priti Bhattarai   It is the most anticipated event of the month for the girls in Pharping: Didi Program! The excitement of the day and what is to come is tangible as Rukmini scholars look forward to spending the day gaining new knowledge and meeting strong leaders. Rukmini Foundation has been […]

LitClub Nepal Meets LitClub Kibera in Kenya

Jan 16, 2017   ||   by Prakriti Nepal   ||   Blog, LitClub Nepal, News  || 

When I first met Prisca in Global Her Story Summit in New York, we instantly connected and became friends. Being one of the LitClub coordinators in Kenya, Prisca and I had a lot in common as we shared our vision, excitement and the challenges of being part of LitClub. Never had I thought in my […]

Experimenting with Education in Nepal

Dec 24, 2016   ||   by Sangya Gyawali   ||   Blog, Program  || 

Report by: Rojin Shrestha Post by: Sangya Gyawali Do you remember your first science experiment from elementary school? If you do, you are lucky because many students who study Science in place like Nepal never get a chance to do experiments. However, thanks to the recently inaugurated Shikharapur Rukmini Science Lab, our students now have […]

Sabita Didi Sees Ability Where Others May See Disability

Dec 22, 2016   ||   by Sangya Gyawali   ||   Awareness, Blog, Program  || 

One of the highlights of the Didi Program is a monthly event where a role model Didi (elder sister) from various fields is invited to lead the mentoring session. Our scholars have always been enthusiastic about these events. The main goal of this type of program is to encourage our scholars by showing them a […]

LitClub Nepal Girls Protest Gender-Based Violence through Stories

Dec 20, 2016   ||   by Prakriti Nepal   ||   Awareness, Blog, LitClub Nepal  || 

The 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence is an international campaign that takes place each year, and runs from November 25 to the 10th of December. LitClub Nepal organized an event this December by bringing members of LitClub Shikharapur and LitClub Seti Devi. The main objective of the event was to raise awareness about gender […]

What I love about my LitClub

Nov 28, 2016   ||   by Bibhuti   ||   Blog, Event, LitClub Nepal  || 

After a month of major celebrations in October with #StandUpForGirls, Rukmini Foundation anniversary, Diwali (Festival of Lights) and more, we wanted to re-connect with members of LitClub Nepal to better understand what LitClubs mean to them. The goal of this program was not only to create a better connection between LitClub mentors and members, but also […]

Ogyen shares her story of resilience and hope

Nov 27, 2016   ||   by Priti Bhattarai   ||   Blog, Success Stories  || 

Report by Niroj Shrestha Post by Priti Bhattarai Life has never felt easy for me. Mostly, I feel that I had an ill fate since my childhood. Can you imagine a single mother bringing up 4 children with no support in this expensive time in Nepal? I have almost drowned in this thought and the […]

Didi teaches Scholars about the importance of questioning

Nov 25, 2016   ||   by Prakriti Nepal   ||   Blog, Program  || 

For our recent Didi Program, we invited Ms. Deepa Shakya who is a gender and social inclusion expert who works with the Nepal government on various projects as well as being a Faculty Member at Kathmandu University. She came to not only share with the scholars about her experiences, but also to share her beliefs about education […]