ADWAN has been working for 20 years to send Dalit and poor girls to primary school through high school. Help us reach our biggest challenge yet – supporting an education for 50 girls to attend high school, which is not free. We at ADWAN know that education is the most lasting and effective way girls and their families can escape the cycle of poverty and discrimination. Education is a double investment – in the girls as well as in the future of their families, society and country. Educating girls uplifts the world. Help us help them reach their potential.
Association for Dalit Women’s Advancement of Nepal (ADWAN) is a human rights organization supporting poor, Dalit & Marginalized women, girls and children. Through mixed-caste self-help saving groups, education, skills development, soft-skills, small entrepreneurship, microfinance, ADWAN gives poor women, girls and children the tools to end inequality, oppression and poverty. ADWAN’s beneficiaries are low-caste, marginalized poor Nepali women, Girls and children. Most live in isolated rural areas imprisoned by ignorance, gender bias and the caste system, and marginalized in their families and communities. In one of the poorest nations in the world, Dalit women and girls are among the most vulnerable and the last to receive any education. In a society where simply being able to write one’s name makes one “literate”, their literacy rate lies between 12 and 24%, compared to the national average of 64%. But many Nepalese are disadvantaged: Dalit & Other Marginalized boys have a dismal rate of school attendance and even high caste men are illiterate. Still, girls’ education and women’s empowerment cannot thrive in a hostile and regressive. . Read More …
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. Let’s do something for social change!Kamal Babu Pariyar