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Empowering Women: One Momo at a time!

Empowering Women: One Momo at a time!

GVI volunteers joined forces with the SASANE a group that addresses the issue of human trafficking. The aim was to raise funds for the SASANE school awareness programme. The challenge was to make 500 momos in one hour. The challenge was successfully completed. It was a fun challenge with great results!

Women’s Day in Nepal

Women’s Day in Nepal

International Women's Day is celebrated with a public holiday in Nepal, however, despite this day of recognition, there are many extreme issues relating to Gender Equity in Nepal.  For two weeks prior to Women's Day our Women's Empowerment team worked with nineteen...

Go far away and stay there

Go far away and stay there

On my last day at home before I boarded a plane to come to Nepal, I visited one of my old high school teachers. He told me a story about one of his friends who joined the Peace Corps and went to Guatemala. When his two years were finished, he stayed in Guatemala. On...

Swimming Lessons a success

Swimming Lessons a success

Swimming lessons have become a regular part of our programme for the boys from the Boys Home. We have a session every second week. The mini bus collects the boys after school. The group always head off to the pool with great excitement.  Our volunteers meet them all...

Packing for Nepal in monsoon season

Packing for Nepal in monsoon season

Packing for Nepal (in Monsoon Season)   Halve your clothes, double your money   Pokhara has pretty much everything so it’s not a big deal if you miss something off your packing list.   Pokhara has a huge religious community so it’s just common sense and...