Through major donor support, ChoraChori and the Mithila Wildlife Trust are building a new children's learning centre in Dhanusha District, south Nepal, It may look like a battleground rather than anything else, but these images received yesterday show the start of something really positive for girls from terribly poor and marginalised communities in south Nepal.
ChoraChori Founder/CEO Philip Holmes today paid an evaluation and monitoring visit to Kitini College; he was greeted by a very happy Headteacher, staff and pupils. It is incumbent upon us to follow up the projects we fund; this is a task that includes through visits by the CEO and Trustees of the charity. The Treasurer
ChoraChori and its partners have provided funds for a new major capital project at Kitini College. In 2015 Kitini College suffered some structural damage when two earthquakes struck Nepal in April and May. It could have been much worse; a neighbouring private school collapsed causing fatalities. This government school is important within Lalitpur District as
This week ChoraChori-UK visitor to Nepal, Caroline Milne, saw for herself the impact of fundraising that she has supported when she accompanied a special delivery of computers to a terribly under-resourced government school in Kathmandu valley. How can a school teach computer science when it doesn't have any computers? This is not an unusual challenge
Support to schools is a key element of ChoraChori's work in Nepal. This will continue to be the case this year as we reach out to new schools in Kathmandu valley and beyond! Historically we have rebuilt primary schools that were destroyed in the 2015 earthquakes and supported Kitini College, one of the best state
ChoraChori helps ensure that Zoe Carss is remembered in Nepal British woman Zoe Carss died in a tragic swimming accident in Thailand in 1996. Just beforehand she had spent part of her gap year teaching in a school at Godawari, on the southeast of Kathmandu valley. In response to her loss, Zoe's parents Richard and
This letter has just come in with a marvellous donation of £169.50 towards our work. The content of the letter speaks for itself. In response I have suggested to the three girls who raised this gift that their initiative could raise even more funds if their idea is copied by other schools. Let's see!
A boost for one of the top government schools in Nepal The kids at our refuge attend Kitini College in Godawari, one of the top government schools in Nepal. Seventy percent of its pupils are girls because parents choose to send their sons to private schools. So ChoraChori decided to give the school the education
Nepal International Marathon ChoraChori is recruiting runners to take part in this year's Nepal International Marathon. This challenging, scenic trail running event takes place each November and is held in the hills above Kathmandu. Fancy taking on the run of a lifetime? Applications are now open for this year's Nepal International Marathon that the Impact
Yesterday was one of those really heart-warming days that we are privileged to experience from time to time in Nepal. It was the occasion of the official opening of the new TulsaDevi school that ChoraChori rebuilt after the earthquake. But it was special also in that the inauguration was in memory of Christian Kaesler, whose