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Involved in education

As we said in a previous post, the urban and rural dialectic is very present in Nepal, especially in education. The public schools in the Kathmandu Valley have better infrastructure: buildings with sufficient classes, technological equipment for students and teachers, libraries full of books, equipped laboratories, transportation to go to school, etc. But there is

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The real leaders

The tip of the iceberg One of the main laws in the field of cooperation and development is to promote independence, train future leaders so that they, autonomously, can become drivers of change; a change adapted to the local culture, so that each one of the advances made is maintained. Anyone who knows the rural

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Social and Sustainable Responsibility

According to OXFAM, sustainability refers, by definition, to the satisfaction of current needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs, guaranteeing the balance between economic growth, care for the environment and social well-being. This is where the idea of sustainable development was born, a mode of progress that maintains a (delicate) balance

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School must go on

It was written that the effects derived from the global pandemic we are experiencing would be more devastating in countries like Nepal, where the number of deaths is not at all alarming compared to Spain, but the consequences at the economic and social level seem to be worse than those experienced after the 2015 earthquake.

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The plan is that there is no plan

Surely right now I am breaking some basic rule of every writer, because grabbing the keyboard of my computer, in full rage, just after reading that Nepal has closed the borders again until further notice, does not seem very promising… As we already commented in a previous post, Nepal did lockdown on March 24, thus

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International cooperation journal (I)

Nietzsche said that the one who has a why will be able to find a how. After years working in multinationals I have realized that I want to put at the service of the most vulnerable my knowledge, my abilities but, above all, my vision of a more equal world, where every child can enjoy

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Why Nepal?

Since the day we decided to set foot in Nepal, I was faced with one of the most difficult questions, which still makes my hair stand on end today. Why Nepal? There are also people here who need help. I have questioned it myself hundreds of times, and to tell the truth I still find

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Education in Nepal

Under the Constitution of Nepal, “every citizen will have the right to a free basic education”. Still, the Nepalese educational system is one of the youngest on our planet and, although in recent years the numbers have improved, unequal access to education in terms of gender, caste (or social group), and the region continues to

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The Reunion

We said goodbye a long time ago, and the reality is that nothing has changed. You were waiting for me, as you promised. I came back, just as we dreamed. We fulfilled that part of the treatment that tears and affliction had sealed. Time has weighed heavily, but we both knew that our story could

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