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Nepal: Solukhumbu Girls' Hostel Project

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BENEFITING: EDGE OF SEVEN INC

ORGANIZER: EDGE OF SEVEN INC

Sarah Andrews

THE STORY:

EDGE OF SEVEN INC wrote -

Seven out of every 10 girls in the Everest region of Nepal don't get to go to college because of a lack of housing for girls.

With your help, we can change that.

Edge of Seven will begin construction on a women's hostel this November in Salleri, the district capital of the Solukhumbu region of Nepal. It will house approximately 50 college-bound girls from rural areas where higher education is not available.

I'd like to introduce you to a few of the girls who want a spot in the hostel.

Pelu Lama is 19 years old. She has a father and four younger sisters. Her mother died while giving birth three years ago because the closest hospital was one day's walk from the village. She wants us to build a hostel so that she can go to college and become a nurse. She wants to save as many mothers as possible.

Amrit Karki is 17 years old and has a mom, dad, 2 younger brothers, and 4 older sisters. Her dad is a truck driver and her mom works in the fields. She wants us to build a hostel because she believes that as an educated woman, she can change the society. She is discriminated against since she is a member of the lower caste and it is her wish for her generation and beyond that universal education will replace discrimination.

Mamata Rai, 24 years old, was forced to marry after she graduated from 10th grade. She now has a husband and three children. She can't go to college because it's culturally unacceptable for her to stay in another person's home. Her husband and in-laws will not pay for her education so this hostel is her hope for the future.

Want to help?

DONATE.

100% of your donation dollars go to projects that support girls in developing countries.

Yes, 100%.

How? Our volunteer program covers the nominal administrative costs of operating Edge of Seven so that all donation dollars go directly to the field.

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The Team: $13,235 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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EDGE OF SEVEN INC

Amount Raised

$6,100

 

24% Raised of$25,000 Goal

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Sharon Trautwein

Amount Raised

$2,420

 

67% Raised of$3,600 Goal

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Alison Hargreaves

Amount Raised

$2,290

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Kelly D'Amato

Amount Raised

$2,015

 

50% Raised of$4,000 Goal

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Caitlin Arlotta

Amount Raised

$310

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Sarah Andrews

Amount Raised

$100

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Ian Mogavero

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$0

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Scott McClintock

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