Help Lesley and Laurie raise money to fund 500+ years of education for girls in Nepal.
We are friends, Moms, and philanthropists with a passion for the outdoors and to making a difference in the world. In November 2021, we will join a group of 10 people to trek to nearly 19,000 feet in the Himalayas in Nepal to benefit girls education. Together we will raise $100,000 to change the lives of dozens of the highest need girls in the country in partnership with the Little Sisters Fund.
Education in Nepal is private (not free). The Little Sisters fund sponsors over 2,000 girls to attend their local schools all over the country. For girls who don't have the opportunity to go to school, prospects are bleak. The average age of marriage is 14. There is also a high incidence they will be trafficked or forced into child labor. What we love about LSF is that their model is very low overhead and is therefore very scalable. Also the impact is very tangible - forever changing the life trajectory of one girl at a time.
Just $2,000 funds the full 8-12 years of education for a girl in Nepal.
$500 provides mentoring for 40+ girls for an entire year.
$225 funds a year of education (tuition, fees, books, supplies, uniform) for one girl in the School Scholarship Program
$50 covers supply and uniform costs for one Little Sister for one year
$25 covers book costs for one Little Sister for one year
Any amount will make a difference in a country where many people live on less that $2 a day.
If the opportunity is available, please consider requesting a match from your company to make an even bigger impact.
In consideration for your generosity, we will share the stories of this adventure and of the girls your donation is benefitting.
Thank you for your generous support of a very deserving group of girls.
All our best -
Laurie and Lesley