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WOV Scholars visit Karkhana

What an awesome ending of the year 2017 with our youth scholars visit Karkhana. Karkhana is an educational company that provides learning experiences in a unique way where school students from different age group get the opportunity to enhance their creativity and maximize their skills. It was a 2-hour long ...

2017 Winter Quarter Update

It’s hard to believe it is almost the end of 2017!  This has been a busy quarter and we are proud to be able to report progress on a number of fronts, ranging from buying re-usable sanitary pads for girls, to wrapping up the third season of our ‘Girls in ...

Reusable pads distribution

As part of our mission to support the health needs of children in Nepal, Wide Open Vistas recently organized and facilitated reusable menstrual pad distribution and education. Lovelady reusable pads were given to girls from grades 9 and 10 from Budanilkantha School. Lovelady pads were selected not only because of ...

Girls In Action Season 3 at a glance

It was mid-September 2017 when Girls In Action season 3 started with girls participants from various schools and now, it has come to an end. But every end welcomes a new beginning and so our season. A new season will come up with new participants and new energy with new ...

Wide Open Vistas | Fall Quarter Newsletter 2017

    Welcome to our Fall Quarter newsletter!  As many of you know, our mission is ‘Supporting the educational and health needs of disadvantaged children in Nepal.’  Thanks to your generous donations, we are proud to report our progress below including updates on our Girls In Action and Youth Scholars programs. ...

Hike to Dadagaun

Girls In Action- Season 3 team hike to Dadagaun, Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park: peaceful, close to nature, some joyful moments throughout the journey and a new experience for the girls, most of them had never experienced before. The journey began the early morning at 7 from Budanilkantha, the northern part of ...

Health classes conducted at two schools in Budhanilkantha

Wide Open Vistas conducted health classes under Girls In Action program at two different schools located in Budhanilkantha, the northern part of Kathmandu valley. Altogether 84 girls from grade 5 to 10 participated in the program. The class was conducted for 2 days which included Sexuality Education on the first ...

Girls Running Team now equipped with sports bras!

We would like to extend a huge thank you (dhanyabad!) to Columbia Sportswear and Delta Galil Industries. Together they donated 100 sports bras to our ‘Girls In Action'(GIA) program in Nepal! We are beyond grateful and excited to provide such an essential piece of running apparel to these young female ...

Lunch with inspirational women- Girls In Action Season 3

Lunch with Ranju Darshana Girls In Action(GIA) season 3, organized its first-ever lunch program with inspirational women at Budanilkantha Campus, Kathmandu. We were glad to have Ranju Darshana as our guest speaker for the day. Ranju Darshana is a youth activist and young politician. She has been known for her candidacy ...

Girls In Action(GIA) Season 3 Update

We are on the 4th week of Girls Running Program. The girls come 3 days a week and run through the trails, make new friends and share their thoughts on how they feel running with each other and benefits of running. In the picture, Kajol, GIA participant says “thank you” ...

Teachers day Training

Earlier this week, on Sunday, Wide Open Vistas team member Sonam attended the teachers’ day program organized by our WOV and GIA partner school, Shree Budhanilkantha S.S. Some of our GIA girls danced in the occasion. The rest of the week was mostly handing over Nikita her job at WOV. ...

Weekly Update: Mt. Everest team hikes to Phulari Monastery.

We have divided our Girls in Action in four teams. Mt. Everest (10km), Mardi (5km), Machhapuchhre (5km) and Choyu (5km). Mt. Everest team went for a 10km hike from Budhanilkantha to Kapan through the hills of Budhanilkantha. We went to Phulari Monastery in Kapan. There were some leech attacks on ...

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