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My Personal Stories, Nepal Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education, St. Xavier's School

Raise the Child, NOT the Rod

Reading Time: 9 minutes

Corporal punishments rarely impart any meaningful lesson, and yet, in Nepal, it’s defended as part of our “culture.” My classmates and I suffered from it too and as far as I can tell, they didn’t do much good for us!

What’s more, it is possible to educate and raise children without punishing them physically.

. . . → Read More: Raise the Child, NOT the Rod

My Personal Stories, Presentations & Speeches, St. Xavier's School, USA

Burr & Burton Academy: Success…What you Make of Life

Reading Time: 1 minute

Live life in others’ terms, you’ll fail…no matter what.

Live life in ones own terms, you’ll succeed…no matter what.

In other words, ones success is measured by oneself, so therefore, success is what you make of life.

. . . → Read More: Burr & Burton Academy: Success…What you Make of Life

My Personal Stories, St. Xavier's School

Turtles Can Fly?

Reading Time: 4 minutesHow, in fifth grade, I began nurturing a near-impossible dream because that had been the only realistic dream! . . . → Read More: Turtles Can Fly?

My Personal Stories, Nepal Education, Secondary Education, St. Xavier's School

Nepal Education: SLC…Is No TLC

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhen a high achieving student from a private school is not assured of the results expected in SLC, what faith can one have on the examination? . . . → Read More: Nepal Education: SLC…Is No TLC

My Personal Stories, St. Xavier's School

“To Be An Engineer”

Reading Time: 1 minuteMy “Senior Biography” entry in the 1986 Jumbo Issue of the Godavarian, our secondary school magazine. It details what I wanted to be and my recollections of the 9 years at St. Xavier’s school. . . . → Read More: “To Be An Engineer”

Casteism, My Personal Stories, Social Justice, St. Xavier's School

Social Justice: Marked From Birth

Reading Time: 7 minutesDetails of the discrimination I faced in Nepal, what I do, and why I do what I do for those who suffer even more discrimination! . . . → Read More: Social Justice: Marked From Birth

My Personal Stories, Nepal Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education, St. Xavier's School

Education in Nepal: How I Got In and Out

Reading Time: 4 minutesJust a basic education had been in the cards! But determined to get more, much much more than that which I was told I was “entitled” to, I would have an incredible academic career! . . . → Read More: Education in Nepal: How I Got In and Out