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Click on any image to see a larger version and to read the entire caption. Photos by Barbara Butterworth, Rajanee Kunwar, and Hira Maya Thami.
Kaakshi Bhumi women's group monthly meeting, Feb. 2017
International Women's Day, March 2017
Lapilang VDC students with their moms, May 2017
Sapling distribution, Aug. 2017
Pre-K children at Deurali Primary School, Aug. 2017
Fulbar Women's Group, Sept. 2017
ETC's Nepal Director visits Leader Farmer's cauliflower nursery, Sept. 2017
Children at Milijuli Lower Secondary School, Sept. 2017
Kaakshi Bhumi women's group monthly meeting, Feb. 2017Taking notes, making contributions to group microcredit fund, and dealing with business of mutual interest
International Women's Day, March 2017ETC women's group members played games, sang and danced, heard motivational speakers, and recognized senior women from among their peers. The theme for the day was "Skillful hands and employment: Foundation to a respect for women."
Lapilang VDC students with their moms, May 2017Hundreds of children received support from ETC to enable them to continue on in school.
Sapling distribution, Aug. 2017ETC staff and Leader Farmers (women's group members) distributed thousands of cardamom saplings to women farmers. Cardamom is a high-value crop.
Pre-K children at Deurali Primary School, Aug. 2017Children enjoy practicing their writing and drawing on white boards. This classroom and the furnishings/supplies were provided by ETC.
Fulbar Women's Group, Sept. 2017Fulbar Women's Group members posed for a group photo with ETC's Nepal Director Mira Rana (left) and Women's Empowerment Program Director Anjoo Lata Singh (right).
ETC's Nepal Director visits Leader Farmer's cauliflower nursery, Sept. 2017Each ETC women's group chooses one Leader Farmer who is able and willing to attend most or all agricultural trainings, and who will serve as a learning resource and supply distribution point for her group peers.
Children at Milijuli Lower Secondary School, Sept. 2017This classroom needs improvement to be more weatherproof and comfortable.
Pre-primary student, Jan. 2018
Bishnu Maya Shrestha in her shop, Jan. 2018
Agriculture in Schools lesson, Jan. 2018
IWD parade, March 2018
Senior citizen women, March 2018
School supply distribution, April 2018
Kitchen garden, April 2018
New building at Gujarpa, April 2018
Jalpashwori students, Sept. 2018
International Literacy Day, Sept. 2018
New mother at International Literacy Day event, Sept. 2018
Soil Camp in Lamidanda, Dec. 2018
Inaugural annual meeting, Dec. 2018
Quality time, Dec. 2018
Thriving garden, Dec. 2018
Pre-primary student, Jan. 2018This little boy's classroom at Balambu Lower Secondary School has received furniture and supplies courtesy of ETC.
Bishnu Maya Shrestha in her shop, Jan. 2018She is a member of Sayapatri Women's Group and now runs this food/baking business in her village.
Agriculture in Schools lesson, Jan. 2018Kumar Pahari, one of ETC's staff agricultural specialists, explains to Milijuli Basic School students how to use an organic pesticide in their school garden.
IWD parade, March 2018ETC's women's groups paraded to the International Women's Day celebration on March 8th
Senior citizen women, March 2018These women were honored at ETC's International Women's Day celebration on March 8th.
School supply distribution, April 2018ETC provides support for one child of each women's group member to attend school.
Kitchen garden, April 2018Bimala Thami (Siddhabarak Women's Group member) keeps up her family's thriving kitchen garden.
New building at Gujarpa, April 2018This ETC-supported PLC (Permanent Learning Center) is under construction at Gujarpa Basic School in Lapilang.
Jalpashwori students, Sept. 2018These young students at Jalpashwori Primary School are doing their workbook assignments.
International Literacy Day, Sept. 2018Members of ETC's Bhumidevi Women's Group are ready to go to our annual International Literacy Day celebration (September 8th)
New mother at International Literacy Day event, Sept. 2018This new mom and her baby attended ETC's annual International Literacy Day celebration on September 8, 2018
Soil Camp in Lamidanda, Dec. 2018This activity - organized by Kalinchowk Rural Municipality in conjunction with ETC, CWIN, and Namsaling - helped farmers learn more about the qualities of their soil and how to work with it to grow more and better produce.
Inaugural annual meeting, Dec. 2018Mr. Bin Kumar Thami, President of Kalinchowk Rural Municipality, participates in the inaugural annual meeting of the new women's cooperative in Lapilang, formed from 26 ETC women's groups.
Quality time, Dec. 2018Champa Thami, Niko Utthan Women's Group member, reads a book with her child at the new Community Learning Center in Babare.
Thriving garden, Dec. 2018Hasti Maya Thami of Bhume Devi Women's Group shows us how well her garden is doing!
The following photos are of new classrooms constructed and furnished/supplied through the generous support of the Nepal Center of North Carolina.
Entrance to new classroom, Guranse Primary School
Classroom at Guranse Primary School
Young girl in Guranse classroom
Exterior of Deurali Primary School
Interior of Deurali Primary School
Exterior of Saptamai Primary School
Entrance to new classroom, Guranse Primary SchoolFebruary 2017
Classroom at Guranse Primary SchoolFebruary 2017
Young girl in Guranse classroomFebruary 2017
Exterior of Deurali Primary SchoolFebruary 2017
Interior of Deurali Primary SchoolFebruary 2017
Exterior of Saptamai Primary SchoolMay 2016; nearly completed