Our Mission  <br />“To Provide libraries and other services to underserved children in Nepal and other developing Asian co...
On Going Projects<br />
Education Provide scholarships to a small number of promising poor children to ensure they can continue their education fr...
Using effective curriculum, we help teachers, who themselves generally only have 10-12 years education, to effectively tea...
Libraries<br />In addition to operating the  “Children’s Free Library” in Kathmandu, we have put small libraries in childr...
We plan to open a new community or school library each year. We help teachers to incorporate the libraries into their curr...
Health Fall & Spring Dental Camps for over 1000 children ages 5 -17.<br />
Medicinal support for Kanti Children’s Hospital non-paying ward patients.   Kanti is the largest children’s hospital in th...
Some of our Students<br />
Sabita (older daughter)and her family<br />
Kalyani and Nani  visiting Kathmandu from the village<br />
Indira, at Dental Camp<br />She is currently in class 7<br />
Kundan, Pushpa and Roshan “The boys”<br />
Pushpa, Just finished Hotel Management College and is working. He would like to take a cooking class this fall<br />
Sangita and baby brother Roshan, both<br />Study in college<br />
Sangita takes<br />Beautician<br />Training as well as attending <br />college.<br />A little henna after a  hair cut.<br />
My beautician  <br />Without her  apron<br />
Sharmila iscurrently <br />studying A levels,<br />(Advanced Level<br />Certificate ) used to assess academic<br />Prepare...
Sujita is a truly happy<br />student who is always in the <br />top of her class<br />She is in class 9 <br />
Giving Kundan Dashain<br />Tikka. Kundan is in his <br />secondyear of college<br />
Sangita Preparing for Bai Tikka<br />
“Brothers” getting tikkas from their “sisters” on Bai Tikka.  <br />Girls give blood and loved “brothers”  colorful tikkas...
Brothers give sisters a red tikka and<br />A gift on Bai Tikka<br />
Children’s Free Library<br />Kathmandu, Nepal<br />
Drawing contest<br />
Trying to wear <br />everything all<br /> at once!<br />
Super Hero!<br />
We have been working<br />With Global Dental Relief to <br />Provide dental care to 1,000s of<br />Nepalese children <br />
This summer we lost an important member of the Global Dental Relief team.<br />Dr. Tom Grams was one of ten aide<br />Work...
Tom was our children’s gentle <br />first touch conducting exams and administering Novocain<br />
Tom was wonderful with the  children, humming to <br />them to calm them. <br />
His presence had a calming effect on all of us<br />
We will miss Tom’s compassion and dedication<br />
Dental camps will never be the same without Tom, but we are happy to be able to continue doing the work he loved so much.<...
Brushing lesson<br />
A reason to visit <br />The dentist!<br />Trick or Treaters in <br />Costumes from the <br />Library.<br />
Bart and <br />His Halloween <br />partner<br />
New Projects andPartners 2009 – 2010 <br />
Shree Ram Lower Secondary School<br />Library<br />Nangkhel, Nepal<br />
We established a library in a government school located 25 kilometers outside of Kathmandu, in Nangkhel VDC<br />
We purchased and catalogued over 600 books and educational games, costumes and toys for hands on learning.<br />
We conducted teacher training in how to use <br />library resources in the classroom.<br />
Typical house Nangkhel<br />
Before<br />
After<br />
Opening day, principle, Beth Brewster and Angela <br />Hanke TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign <br />Language) teacher<b...
Actually teaching in the library!<br />
By supporting government school libraries and <br />providing teacher training we can impact many children at one time.<br />
Azad India <br />A local Non-Government Organization<br />(NGO) working with women and children <br />in Kishangunj, Bihar...
                   WHY THIS PROJECT?<br />Bihar is one of the poorest states in India and has the Lowest literacy rate in ...
Through their Girls Centers, Azad India <br />educates girls and gives them access to <br />reading materials.  <br />Thei...
We developed materials and English language modules for teachers at 20 Girl’s Centers<br />
Conducted teacher training and follow-up site visits<br />
A few of the<br />Girls Centers<br />
The Teachers<br />
The basics….<br />Each new Azad library<br />Starts  with a metal <br />cabinet and 100 books<br />
New Projects and Partners for 2010 -2011<br />
Partner with Global Family Village to <br />support a community library and early <br />childhood training center.  Provid...
Return to Kishangunj and help Azad train teachers to open 30 new Girl Centers, class materials and 2nd year English module...
Phase 1 in establishing a library in Gorkha. <br />The library will be located across the street from the largest school i...
Ongoing projects est. budget $10,000 <br />
Who we are<br />Executive Director Beth Brewster<br />Director Bernadette Keyes<br />General Secretary Kristin Derrah<br /...
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  1. 1.
  2. 2. Our Mission <br />“To Provide libraries and other services to underserved children in Nepal and other developing Asian countries.” <br />
  3. 3. On Going Projects<br />
  4. 4. Education Provide scholarships to a small number of promising poor children to ensure they can continue their education from grade school to university.<br />
  5. 5. Using effective curriculum, we help teachers, who themselves generally only have 10-12 years education, to effectively teach children with a variety of tools.<br />
  6. 6. Libraries<br />In addition to operating the “Children’s Free Library” in Kathmandu, we have put small libraries in children’s homes and partnered to open others. <br />Shree Shivalaya<br />High School,Seudeni<br />Gaon of Okharpauwa<br />VDC,Nuwakot<br />
  7. 7. We plan to open a new community or school library each year. We help teachers to incorporate the libraries into their curriculum, which they<br />very much appreciate<br />Shree Himalaya<br />Blue Diamond<br />Budhanilkantha<br />ShreejanaGoldunga<br />
  8. 8. Health Fall & Spring Dental Camps for over 1000 children ages 5 -17.<br />
  9. 9. Medicinal support for Kanti Children’s Hospital non-paying ward patients. Kanti is the largest children’s hospital in the country.<br />
  10. 10. Some of our Students<br />
  11. 11. Sabita (older daughter)and her family<br />
  12. 12. Kalyani and Nani visiting Kathmandu from the village<br />
  13. 13. Indira, at Dental Camp<br />She is currently in class 7<br />
  14. 14. Kundan, Pushpa and Roshan “The boys”<br />
  15. 15. Pushpa, Just finished Hotel Management College and is working. He would like to take a cooking class this fall<br />
  16. 16. Sangita and baby brother Roshan, both<br />Study in college<br />
  17. 17. Sangita takes<br />Beautician<br />Training as well as attending <br />college.<br />A little henna after a hair cut.<br />
  18. 18. My beautician <br />Without her apron<br />
  19. 19. Sharmila iscurrently <br />studying A levels,<br />(Advanced Level<br />Certificate ) used to assess academic<br />Preparedness in the UK.<br />She hopes to study abroad<br />
  20. 20. Sujita is a truly happy<br />student who is always in the <br />top of her class<br />She is in class 9 <br />
  21. 21. Giving Kundan Dashain<br />Tikka. Kundan is in his <br />secondyear of college<br />
  22. 22. Sangita Preparing for Bai Tikka<br />
  23. 23. “Brothers” getting tikkas from their “sisters” on Bai Tikka. <br />Girls give blood and loved “brothers” colorful tikkas and special foods.<br />
  24. 24. Brothers give sisters a red tikka and<br />A gift on Bai Tikka<br />
  25. 25. Children’s Free Library<br />Kathmandu, Nepal<br />
  26. 26.
  27. 27. Drawing contest<br />
  28. 28.
  29. 29.
  30. 30. Trying to wear <br />everything all<br /> at once!<br />
  31. 31.
  32. 32.
  33. 33. Super Hero!<br />
  34. 34.
  35. 35.
  36. 36.
  37. 37. We have been working<br />With Global Dental Relief to <br />Provide dental care to 1,000s of<br />Nepalese children <br />
  38. 38. This summer we lost an important member of the Global Dental Relief team.<br />Dr. Tom Grams was one of ten aide<br />Workers slain in Afghanistan<br />
  39. 39. Tom was our children’s gentle <br />first touch conducting exams and administering Novocain<br />
  40. 40. Tom was wonderful with the children, humming to <br />them to calm them. <br />
  41. 41. His presence had a calming effect on all of us<br />
  42. 42. We will miss Tom’s compassion and dedication<br />
  43. 43. Dental camps will never be the same without Tom, but we are happy to be able to continue doing the work he loved so much.<br />
  44. 44.
  45. 45.
  46. 46. Brushing lesson<br />
  47. 47. A reason to visit <br />The dentist!<br />Trick or Treaters in <br />Costumes from the <br />Library.<br />
  48. 48. Bart and <br />His Halloween <br />partner<br />
  49. 49. New Projects andPartners 2009 – 2010 <br />
  50. 50. Shree Ram Lower Secondary School<br />Library<br />Nangkhel, Nepal<br />
  51. 51. We established a library in a government school located 25 kilometers outside of Kathmandu, in Nangkhel VDC<br />
  52. 52. We purchased and catalogued over 600 books and educational games, costumes and toys for hands on learning.<br />
  53. 53. We conducted teacher training in how to use <br />library resources in the classroom.<br />
  54. 54. Typical house Nangkhel<br />
  55. 55. Before<br />
  56. 56. After<br />
  57. 57. Opening day, principle, Beth Brewster and Angela <br />Hanke TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign <br />Language) teacher<br />
  58. 58. Actually teaching in the library!<br />
  59. 59.
  60. 60.
  61. 61.
  62. 62.
  63. 63.
  64. 64.
  65. 65.
  66. 66. By supporting government school libraries and <br />providing teacher training we can impact many children at one time.<br />
  67. 67. Azad India <br />A local Non-Government Organization<br />(NGO) working with women and children <br />in Kishangunj, Bihar state, India<br />
  68. 68. WHY THIS PROJECT?<br />Bihar is one of the poorest states in India and has the Lowest literacy rate in the country. <br />KISHANGUNJ<br />
  69. 69. Through their Girls Centers, Azad India <br />educates girls and gives them access to <br />reading materials. <br />Their goals are the same as ours so <br />we choose to support them.<br />
  70. 70. We developed materials and English language modules for teachers at 20 Girl’s Centers<br />
  71. 71. Conducted teacher training and follow-up site visits<br />
  72. 72. A few of the<br />Girls Centers<br />
  73. 73.
  74. 74.
  75. 75.
  76. 76.
  77. 77.
  78. 78.
  79. 79. The Teachers<br />
  80. 80.
  81. 81.
  82. 82.
  83. 83.
  84. 84.
  85. 85.
  86. 86.
  87. 87.
  88. 88. The basics….<br />Each new Azad library<br />Starts with a metal <br />cabinet and 100 books<br />
  89. 89.
  90. 90. New Projects and Partners for 2010 -2011<br />
  91. 91. Partner with Global Family Village to <br />support a community library and early <br />childhood training center. Provide books, library organization and training. <br />Est. budget $1,500 1st year<br />
  92. 92. Return to Kishangunj and help Azad train teachers to open 30 new Girl Centers, class materials and 2nd year English modules. <br />Est. budget $1,250<br />
  93. 93. Phase 1 in establishing a library in Gorkha. <br />The library will be located across the street from the largest school in the district.<br /> Gorkha<br />Kathmandu<br />Est. budget $1,500 1st year <br />
  94. 94. Ongoing projects est. budget $10,000 <br />
  95. 95. Who we are<br />Executive Director Beth Brewster<br />Director Bernadette Keyes<br />General Secretary Kristin Derrah<br />Treasurer Jennifer Shyer<br />

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