Tomorrow (April 25th) will mark the three-year anniversary of the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal. Many students, like Puja Thami (shown here), have been attending school in temporary structures ever since. The path to full reconstruction is very long, but in the meantime at least ETC can help ensure that Puja and her classmates have […]
Good news recently from UNICEF – their most recent estimates show a drop in the annual number of girls marrying before age 18 from 15 to 12 million girls per year, worldwide. Although that’s great progress, there is still a long way to go. Keeping girls AND boys in school is one of the best […]
TUESDAY TIDBIT: Although the legal age of marriage is 20 for both males and females, Nepal has the third highest rate of child marriage in Asia. Mass media can be an effective tool in discouraging child marriage. Click here to read a short and interesting article about how Girls Not Brides (a coalition of which […]
Join us at Lot 10 on Saturday for great music! All ages welcome. Light snacks provided; beverages available for purchase. Silent auction includes several Nepali-made items. $5 suggested donation at the door.
ETC has long emphasized the importance of girls’ access to education. It’s also important to recognize that many boys are leaving school early to work, either domestically or abroad, and that this is likely to have a negative long term impact both on their personal growth and on their lifelong earning potential. Thanks to all […]