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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 […]

Rukmini Foundation Celebrates 5th Anniversary and Stands Up for Girls

Oct 26, 2016   ||   by Nabin Aryal   ||   Blog, Event, LitClub Nepal, Success Stories  || 

Rukmini Foundation Celebrates 5th Anniversary and Stand Up for Girls Earlier this month we celebrated 3 programs that are very important to everyone at Rukmini Foundation. We honored the UN International Day of the Girl, we participated in #StandUp4Girls, and we also celebrated Rukmini Foundation’s 5th birthday in Nepal. Normally we celebrated these programs close […]

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 […]

Tsultrim Sangmo Lama: Going Back to School

Aug 28, 2016   ||   by Sangya Gyawali   ||   Blog, General, News, Newsletter, Program, Success Stories  || 

When people are asked to talk about their life, they usually start with “once upon a time….” Why? Because this life is like a dream bubble, a temporary thing, it is here one second and gone the next; something that happened once upon a time. But this story is different. When we asked Tsultrim Sangmo about […]

We are proud to announce 6 more Rukmini Graduates

Jun 25, 2016   ||   by Priti Bhattarai   ||   Blog, News, Success Stories  || 

Every year 10th grade students and their families wait nervously as the results of the national examinations, known as the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) are published. It was that time of the year again earlier in June. With no specific date given for when the results for the exams would be released, the students were […]

Connecting the Local & Global: Thank you, Rukmini Foundation

Apr 26, 2016   ||   by Harinee Suthakar   ||   Blog, News, Organization, Success Stories  || 

Connecting the Local & Global: Thank you, Rukmini Foundation In August 2014, I entered my third year at the University of Pittsburgh when I found out about Rukmini Foundation through the Global Switchboard. Rukmini Foundation took an integrative approach that emphasized adolescent girls’ education, formative mentorship and commitment to reducing systemic barriers to health and […]

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 […]

Developing Capacities to Strengthen Literacy and Lifelong Learning in Nepal

Nov 16, 2015   ||   by Shruthi Shankar   ||   Blog, Collaboration, Event, Success Stories  || 

Report prepared by:  Pramila Gajmer and Sabina Bisunke Rukmini staff Pramila Gajmer, Sabina Bisunke and Niroj Shrestha participated in a three day residential training program on Developing Capacities for Strengthening Literacy and Lifelong Learning in Nepal. The program was held in Kritipur Kathmandu from September 24-26, in cooperation with the Life Skills Components in the NFC […]

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