One of the many issues I identified growing up in Nepal, which I believed would be the source of many unwarranted struggles to make something of myself, had been my severe lack of social capital. So, I worked really hard to escape from the country. Succeeding in doing so and spending most of my adult life abroad, I practically ensured I would have even less social capital when I finally returned home! #LifeEh!
I am most likely swimming against the current here with how I am dealing with a social ill in Nepal but...here it is!
How, in fifth grade, I began nurturing a near-impossible dream because that had been the only realistic dream!
A day-by-day account of my dealing with a few government offices in Nepal trying to get an official paper way back in 1999. In other words, this is all about the farce that is the Nepalese bureaucracy.
When rules and regulations go out the window, the reckless rules and the ordinary suffer!
The difficulties 16 to 18 year olds face with our high school diploma examinations--SLC (School Leaving Certificate) examinations--has less to do with their lack of ability and more to do with the lack of ability of our money- and power-hungry, corrupt leadership.