“Girls in Action” team participated in Seto Gumba 11km trail.

“Girls in Action” team participated in Seto Gumba 11km trail.

42 girls from 'Girls in Action' participated in Kathmandu Trail Race Series organized by Trail Running Nepal. Some girls ran and others hiked enjoying the marked trails. Our girls were excited to participate as they have been winter training for past two and half months. They very much enjoyed the race and are looking forward to explore more trails in future. Thank you everyone for your love and support, which is moving Wide Open Vistas ahead. 'Girls in Action' is a Girls Empowerment Program run by WOV.Read more
Screening of “Mira” at Shree Budhanilkantha H.S.S.

Screening of “Mira” at Shree Budhanilkantha H.S.S.

Inspiring WOV girls for their first 10KM run by showing them Ultra Trail Runner from Nepal; Mira Rai's documentary on 23rd Nov 2016. We would like to thank Mira for her presence during the screening to encourage and support the girls. We would also like to thank Annie and her team from Nepal International Marathon for sponsoring our girls to participate in their running event. Looking forward to seeing the girls enjoy nature and trails with the power of running on 26th Nov 2016 in Kakani . #TeamWOV #NepalRead more
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 Youth Scholars: Sampriti and Isha

Visiting Youth Scholars: Sampriti and Isha

We had a nice visit with two of our scholars supported by WOV, Sampriti and Isha after the holidays. After enjoying their Dashain and Tihar festival, they seemed pretty happy to be back to school and start their studies. Sampriti earned 1200 rupees by playing Deusi and Bhailo (group of kids or elderly people go door to door singing and dancing on the occasion of Tihar and people give them money and fruits as gifts). Isha went for a picnic to Nagi Gumba with her friends with the money collected and still got…Read more