Angeles Bermudez Svankvist together with Tuki Nepal Society Sweden Higher education in Nepal is expensive very expensive For most of the young people in Nepal the mere thought of going to university is an impossibility It ID: 816663 DownloadTags :
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Angeles Fund for education of young women in Nepal
Svankvist together with Tuki Nepal Society SwedenSlide2
education in Nepal is expensive – very expensive! For most of the young people in Nepal
the mere thought of going to university is an impossibility. It is not only tuition fees, school uniforms and books that have to be financed. It is also travel and living cost that has to be paid for. If
be born a
a higher education will be even smaller.
If a family has
to send one of their children to
university, it is custom to send the son in the family. The general opinion is that girls
married and have children
so they don’t need an
Angeles Fund started 2008 with the purpose of helping young Nepali women
to get an
Sapkota and Sushila Khadka were the first two girls that were
selected by the fund.
selected by the fund for higher education the girls have to;Posses basic knowledge in order to manage higher education- Be motivated to studyHave the support of their familiesLack the economical means to finance university studiesThe girls selected were chosen after recommendation from their teachers in school.
Durga started a 3-year education to become a nurse and has today a good job at one of the big hospitals in Kathmandu.
Sushila choose to study economy but didn´t
graduate as she fell in
love and got married.
and her husband are now running a small shop and Sushila has good use of her economy education.Slide4
Anita Dhaunya has been sponsored by Tuki Nepal Sweden since she was in 5th
She was, according to her teacher, the most talent pupil they
had ever had
because of her families financial difficulties Anita was going to be forced to quit school.
She became one of the first sponsor students for Tuki Nepal and when
she graduated primary school Angeles
Fund took over and sponsored her high school education.Anita got a job as an supplement teacher in her old school and works there while studying. She has almost completed her education in teaching.Slide5
Since 2012, the priority for Angeles Fund has been to sponsor girls for
Most of the girls are getting their high school education out in their villages but some are studying in Kathmandu.The high school education is less expensive than university education and is available in small towns and villages.
The reason behind why our primary focus is to provide for the girls to study
in the villages
is because we believe that the
educated women!Bina och Rupa will soon finish their high school education in the village.Slide6
Until 2014, 20 girls have been able to get higher education
Angeles Fund and Tuki Nepal. One of the girls have been working in her village as a teacher as a way of giving back. Two other students who are studying to become
Dental Hygienist and Health Assistant
will employed with full salary by the Health Centre that
Tuki Nepal is running in the
village and will be working there for at least two years as a way of giving back to the society and the fund.Slide7
Today, Angeles Fund is sponsoring girls in both
high school and University.
Nima Gurung, was first studying in high school and is now in her last year of the journalism education. She is also taking extra classes in tourism, “It is impossible to make a living of journalism if you don´t have very good connections. I
will write about the unfair society in
has been working in a home for
elderly people at the same time as she has been studying.Slide8
Tamang is already a midwife. She
has been working for two years in a small Health Centre
far up in the
mountains and as she realized the oral hygiene status is really poor in
the villages, she wants to complete her education
to become a
Dental Hygienist as well.
.Babita Shrestha is studying high school in Kathmandu, even though she is originally from a village. Babita has big plans for the future – she wants to become a Doctor. Because of that she has to study at the best schools to get a chance of getting admission to the medicine program. “A school in the village is not good enough”, she says.Slide9
Some of the girls that have been able to study
with help from Angeles
Gyana Dawadi (on the left) will have
better opportunities in life compared tp her mother who recently learnt how to read and write. The mothers in the rural areas are very well aware about what education means to their daughters and their futures.
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