Happy International Women’s Day From #TeamWOV #Nepal.

Happy International Women’s Day From #TeamWOV #Nepal.

Our WOV girls team completed their first International Women’s Day 5k Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, March 5 2016. It was amazing to see them finish their first race with fun. They were happy to get together with Mira Rai, Lizzy Hawker and so many other inspirational women participating in the race. Please enjoy some glimpses from the 5k fun run. ‪#‎TeamWOV‬ #‎First5k‬ #‎ktmfunrun‬ #‎Nepal‬Read more
Hike to the top of Shivapuri Peak!

Hike to the top of Shivapuri Peak!

Wide Open Vistas would like to thank Lizzy Hawker for encouraging and supporting our girls on the hike  to the top of Shivapuri Peak on 20th Feb 2016 with our girls. Raj and Sasha from Kathmandu trail running group along with Rhea and Arika joined us as well. We distributed the book "Runner" from Lizzy hawker to the girls to inspire them to read and learn from it. It was not quite a sunny day so was helpful to climb up the hills. Girls enjoyed the beauty of the nature and it's toughness…Read more
Hike to Jamacho Gumba!

Hike to Jamacho Gumba!

#TeamWOV #Nepal would like to thank Mira Rai for joining our WOV girls team for a hike to Jamacho Gumba, Shivapuri on 19th of December 2015. Getting a help from Sunayana Lama our WOV staff, Sonam Shah managed to take and bring the girls from Budhanilkantha to Nagarjun and back. Our girls barely knew Mira before that day, although Maiti had seen her in a TV interview once. We met Mira on the entrance gate of the Shivapuri National Park, Nagarjun. The girls were happy and inspired to know about her from Mira,…Read more
Hike to Nagi Gumba, Shivapuri National Park with WOV girls!

Hike to Nagi Gumba, Shivapuri National Park with WOV girls!

WOV staff Sonam getting a hand from her friend Esha took our WOV girls for a hike to Nagi Gumba - Shivapuri National Park, Kathmandu on 5th Dec 2015 from Budhanilkantha temple. Ganga, Maiti, Kelsang, Smriti, Isha, Sampriti, Sangita and Farista(Sangita's younger sister) from Himalaya Boarding School and Shree Budhanilkantha H.S.S. joined us for the adventure. Girls were already having fun as we walked towards the entrance to Shivapuri National Park. Before we started from the gate, we had some banana muffins and tea to fill us with some energy. Within five minutes…Read more
Visiting our scholars from Himalaya Boarding High School.

Visiting our scholars from Himalaya Boarding High School.

Pictures from the visit with our scholars at Himalaya Boarding School, Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu. Maiti had gone to her village, Sindhupalchok during Dashain and Tihar vacation. According to her, there was no proper shelter available and kids were studying in bamboo shelters after the earthquake. Ganga and Kelsang stayed at home and did their vacation homework. They did not celebrate the festival as they were not feeling like celebration after the earthquake and still ongoing crisis in Nepal. Other kids also enjoyed their vacation studying, watching television and completing their homework. It was nice…Read more