GUEST POST: “I love this school and I love these kids.”

By Laura Sandall  The Sankhu-Palubari Community School was a very special place for Laura Sandall's older sister Emily.   A young woman with tremendous spirit and energy, Emily raised money for the school when she herself was still in high school.  A few years later, she seized the opportunity to live in the Sankhu-Palubari community … Continue reading GUEST POST: “I love this school and I love these kids.”

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL: Kanchi’s Story

by Jennifer Prestholdt Every morning when I come into work, I am greeted by the smiling face of a young girl. Her hair is pulled neatly back into two braids, glossy black against her pink hairbands.  Her eyes, dark and alert, shine - I swear I can see a twinkle in them.  She wears the … Continue reading INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL: Kanchi’s Story

NEPAL: Visiting The Sankhu-Palubari Community School

By Jennifer Prestholdt A team of staff and volunteers from The Advocates for Human Rights is in Nepal visiting the Sankhu-Palubari Community School (SPCS) in the rural Kathmandu Valley.  The Advocates has supported the school since it was founded in 1999 to prevent child labor, encourage gender parity in education, and improve the lives and … Continue reading NEPAL: Visiting The Sankhu-Palubari Community School