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Social Justice, Structural Issues

Nepali People by Job Applications

COMMITTED, in the process of expanding, recently advertised fourteen different positions. Reproduced in this blog post are charts of the applications by age, gender, caste etc. . . . → Read More: Nepali People by Job Applications

UWC, UWC Nepal

Like Country, Like Young Man?

The story of a UWC scholarship candidate, who sought my help to get an edge over the other candidate but didn’t get, complaining about others getting unfair advantage! . . . → Read More: Like Country, Like Young Man?

Social Justice

From a White American Friend to Her Fellow White Americans on Addressing Racism

A reproduction of a really challenging and resourceful Facebook post by a White American friend of mine for White Americans about being White and addressing racism. I hope you find this as useful as I have, in spite of NOT being white, nor American. . . . → Read More: From a White American Friend to Her Fellow White Americans on Addressing Racism

Social Justice, Social Media

Propaganda Vilifying Madhesis

How much hatred must you have or feel for a people to vilify them like this?! These acts can’t be chalked up to just simple ignorance. . . . → Read More: Propaganda Vilifying Madhesis

Teacher Training

When Seeking the Right Answer is Wrong

A reproduction of an article I wrote for the recently concluded Innovation in Education Fair 2017 information booklet, in which I question the way we approach teaching in Nepal as well as provide details of how we can improve the learning outcomes of students by changing, slightly, how we, teachers, teach science. . . . → Read More: When Seeking the Right Answer is Wrong

Social Justice

A Nepali Rape Victim Speaks out to “Shatter the Silence”

What is it like to be a girl-child victim of rape in Nepal? Here’s a personal story of a courageous victim who has now risen above the ordeal and has a touching and powerful message for us all! . . . → Read More: A Nepali Rape Victim Speaks out to “Shatter the Silence”

Teacher Training

When Your Time, Energy and Effort Pays Off

Volunteering at Jana Uddhar School produced results! One of the science teachers I worked with successfully went on to use her imagination and creativity to create solutions to problems of lack of resources, which, I would like to believe, I was a small inspiration for! . . . → Read More: When Your Time, Energy and Effort Pays Off

In & Around Kathmandu

Kathmandu’s Gaping Holes

Holes on the streets of Kathmandu engulfing children, animals and vehicles, show there are gaping holes elsewhere too. . . . → Read More: Kathmandu’s Gaping Holes

UWC, UWC Nepal

Nepal UWC Scholarship Application for 2018

Details of United World College scholarship application for Nepalese candidates to begin their UWC careers in 2018. . . . → Read More: Nepal UWC Scholarship Application for 2018

My Personal Stories

Lost Memories of Old

Something — ten-year (1997) high school reunion — that I should remember! I should have memories of it! After all, I had been heavily involved in its organization! But, strangely enough, I don’t, while I do our one-year (1988) reunion, for all the right and two wrong reasons! . . . → Read More: Lost Memories of Old

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