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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 […]

Rukmini scholars and LitClub Nepal #StandupforGirls

Nov 21, 2016   ||   by Priti Bhattarai   ||   Blog, Collaboration, Event  || 

Report by Prakriti Nepal The room was bursting with energy and filled with laughter; you could sense the excitement with 70 girls coming together to mark Stand up for Girls in solidarity. Every year LitClub Nepal has been celebrating #StandupforGirls during International day of the Girl with the hope of honoring girl’s strength, their resilience, […]

Historic Day for Innovation in Shikharapur

Oct 26, 2016   ||   by Niroj Shrestha   ||   Blog, Collaboration, Event, Program, Success Stories  || 

Report by Niroj Shrestha Earlier this month, we celebrated a very important day for Rukmini Foundation and its partner organizations in Nepal. Not only were we celebrating the important festival of During a Dashain, we also held a Greetings Exchange Event organized by Shikharapur Community Campus and the Community Learning Center (CLC) to inaugurate 3 […]

LitCamp 2016: Creating Magic through Stories

Aug 30, 2016   ||   by Prakriti Nepal   ||   Blog, Collaboration, Event, LitClub Nepal, News, Newsletter, Program, Success Stories  || 

LitCamp 2016: Creating Magic through Stories Report and Post By: Prakriti Nepal What happens when nearly 100 girls come together for 3 days? You may say some gossip and maybe some laughter. We were going to find out at LitCamp 2016. Earlier this month on August 18th Rukmini foundation in collaboration with our friends and partners […]

Celebrating the Meaning of Friendship at LitClub Nepal

Jul 19, 2016   ||   by Prakriti Nepal   ||   Blog, Collaboration, Event, LitClub Nepal, Program  || 

LitClub Nepal provides a platform for our girls to not only read and write but also spread love and awareness through creative activities. The club is rooted in the 7 Strengths model of LitWorld: Belonging, Friendship, Confidence, Curiosity, Courage, Kindness and Hope. Each month, the club focuses on different strength, which includes topics that can range from […]

Growing our LitClub Nepal Family

Jun 21, 2016   ||   by Prakriti Nepal   ||   Collaboration, LitClub Nepal, News, Program  || 

LitClub Nepal with the support of Rukmini Foundation has been creating a platform to not only bring girls together in LitClubs, but also to improve the LitClub sessions by working closely with partnership schools. For these LitClub sessions to run smoothly each partner school plays an important role. This year we are proud to announce […]

#HerStorySummit in their own words – Nepal Delegates

May 28, 2016   ||   by Priti Bhattarai   ||   Blog, Collaboration, Event  || 

Earlier this year, our wonderful partners, LitWorld and Global G.L.O.W. hosted the first ever Global HerStory Summit, bringing together over 50 young women and mentors from around the world and across the United States for story-sharing workshops and mentorship sessions in the heart of New York City. We at Rukmini Foundation were so excited and honored […]

#HerStory Summit: From My Own Eyes

May 9, 2016   ||   by Prakriti Nepal   ||   Blog, Collaboration, Event  || 

It has been weeks since we came back from New York, yet still the days of Global summit and the memories are fresh in my mind. The learning, mentorship, networking with friends from all around the world, spreading love and kindness, and expressing thoughts and feeling through arts for 5 days has filled my heart with unimaginable […]

Village girls of Nepal shine at Global #HerStory Summit

Mar 27, 2016   ||   by Laxmi Aryal   ||   Blog, Collaboration, Event, News, Success Stories  || 

Village girls of Nepal shine at New York Summit A few months ago, we heard some fantastic news from our partner organization and friends at LitWorld about our Rukmini scholars. Smriti Shrestha, Krisha Shrestha and Reekita Basnet from our village Pharping, Jasmine Sapkota from Kathmandu and Rojina Bhandari from Bhaktapur were all invited to attend Global […]

To Build a Library is to Create a Life: LitClub Library opens to the Community

Jan 27, 2016   ||   by Priti Bhattarai   ||   Blog, Collaboration, Event, News, Success Stories  || 

Field Report by: Niroj Shrestha “The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.” Albert Einstein himself clearly understood the importance of libraries. These essential social institutions help readers not only develop their critical thinking and analysis skills, but also provide them with an outlet for their curiosity on a wide […]