Our first partner organization since 2011. Run by Ms. Pushpa Basnet who won CNN Hero of the year 2012, her Butterfly Home provides a safe haven for children of Prison inmates from all over Nepal. SFN supports the education of all 23 girls at Butterfly Home.
SFN collaborates with ECDC in support of the school at female prison in Palpa.Through her extensive travel all across female prisons in Nepal, our partner Pushpa Basnet saw that most of the crimes committed by females are mainly due to lack of education. The women remain unaware of their rights.
Built 100 temporary shelters in Gunsa VDC. More than 500 families impacted. Collaborated with Association of Students of Architecture (ASA) for AASHRAYA Project & Dr. Pasang Tsering Lama
The first workshop was organised at Ghachchok, Gorkha District at Shree Dhansari Secondary School from 12-16 June, 2015 by a team of 29 artists, educators, psychosocial counselors and mental health nurse. Over 300 children from ECD to Class 10 participated
The second workshop was organized at Gatlang, Rasuwa District at Nepal Rastriya Secondary School. This time the team visited once on 5-9 Dec 2015 for assessment and then conducted the program on 28 Feb – 6 March, 2016.
“We made new friends,” said a high school student. “We learned how to sing the deuda, the bhailo and the maangal,” said another. The dialogues and lyrics were written in the regional Khas language, spoken and sung beautifully by the actors.
Five visits were planned at the government school in Pithauli in order to build on lessons and follow up with teachers. During the first two visits, we demonstrated various lessons that included but was not limited to the visual arts.
Bitijor is located on the border of Sindhuli and Ramechap, along the Tamakoshi River and the Sindhuli highway, surrounded by hills. Students, largely from Magar, Majhi, and Dalit communities, come from across the Tamakoshi River on the Ramechap-side.
Thangpalkot VDC is located south of the Langtang National Park in Sindhupalchok. The programming for the two schools in Thangpalkot was designed for artists to work closely with teachers on how to bring the arts to their teaching.
The workshops we engaged in Bangaon were structured for +2 students of education and teachers to explore approaches that allow young people to construct their learning through low cost local resources.
Standing proud like a neglected poor cousin of more famous sibling Barpak of Gorkha, Ghyachchok VDC was equally devastated by the April, 2015 earthquake. Not a single house or school withstood.