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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Celebrating 5 Years of the Rukmini Journey & 5 Key Lessons Learned

Oct 29, 2016   ||   by Priti Bhattarai   ||   Blog, News, Organization, Program  || 

It was 5 years ago that two brothers, Bibhuti and Nabin Aryal, embarked upon what seemed like — at the time — a simple idea. Knowing that a family’s economic condition was one of the key reasons why many girls in rural areas of Nepal were missing out on education, they wanted to help a few […]

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 […]

Role of Mindfulness and Focus in Success – a Didi’s Teaching

Sep 29, 2016   ||   by Sangya Gyawali   ||   Blog, Event, Program  || 

The Didi program has been inviting female leaders to empower scholars by showing them how women are capable, if they are provided with opportunity. On Sept. 17, Rukmini held a session for the scholars to show how empowerment changes the lives of women. The theme of this didi program was different than usual. With an […]

Education doesn’t stop at the final school bell

Sep 28, 2016   ||   by Priti Bhattarai   ||   Blog, Event, Program  || 

The concept of a comprehensive parents-teacher meeting is still very rare in Nepal, especially in government and community schools in the villages. Schools that do follow this practice tend do it in a more casual fashion, where parents drop by the school to pick up their child’s report card and discuss his/her grade and performance. […]

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 […]