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Nickels for Nepal

501c-3 non-profit

Established in 2009 by teachers from Chattanooga, Tennessee to raise funds to obtain school supplies,

uniforms, provide scholarships, curriculum materials, and facility support for remote village schools in Nepal.

Teachers are also members of the Gamma Chapter of Kappa Kappa Iota.

Nickels for Nepal is the philanthropic project for this non-profit organization.


The following accomplishments have been made from 2009-2016:


  • 2009-2016 Annual donation of $500.00 for school supplies donated to the remote MIjar Village School to support 100 students
  • 2014 Donation of $2000.00 for uniforms donated to Mijar Village for 85 students
  • 2015-6 Donation of $2000.00 for uniforms donated to Mijar Village for 100 students
  • 2010-2016 annual Donation of $1500.00 for Binod from the Mijar Village to attend Kavya School in Kathmandu, Nepal to learn English
  • 2014-2016 Donation of $1500.00 per year for Sangeeta from the Mijar Village to attend Kavya School in Kathmandu, Nepal to learn English
  • 2015 Donation of $3000.00 for sanitation project to build toilets for Mijar Village
  • 2015 Scholarship donation $1000.00 for 10 students from Jhapa Village
  • 2015 Emergency donations of $20,000.00 for remote village school children and their families including Mijar Village, Sindapolchok, Gorka, and Kavre
  • 2016 Water Project donation $500.00 for remote village
  • 2016 Disabled School donation of school supplies, uniforms, and custom made tables for 40 students

Things you and your students can do:

  • Hold a love offering at your church and donate to Nickels for Nepal
  • Walk a Mile and collect $5.00 donation per mile to support your efforts and the children in Nepal by donating these funds to Nickels for Nepal
  • Shake it up with a Zumba event through gonoodle.com at your school in PE class and donate $5.00 per each hour you Zumba
  • Organize a Pancake Breakfast at Applebee's to raise money for Nickels for Nepal
  • Host a Rumble Run 5k race to raise money for Nickels for Nepal
  • Make a memorial donation in honor of a special individual
  • Make a legacy donation to Nickels for Nepal for a percentage of your estate to help us sustain programs for the remote village children in Nepal
  • Sponsor a child for a year to attend a remote village school with a donation of $150.00 for their tuition scholarship, uniform, and supplies

 

Suggested donation amounts to help the school children in the remote villages of Nepal
  • $5.00
    will supply one student with needed school supplies for a year
  • $10.00
    will supply two students with needed school supplies for a year
  • $20.00
    will provide one student with a school uniform (pants and shirt) including
    shoes, socks, and a belt 
  • $50.00
    will provide one student with two school uniforms (one to wear and one to wash)
    plus school supplies for two years
  • $100.00
    will provide 10 students with scholarships to remain in school or attend for
    the first time in their remote village school
  • $150.00
    will provide a teacher with sufficient teaching curriculum materials for a
    classroom in a remote village school
  • $250.00
    will provide Nepali books for a remote village literacy center  
  • $250.00
    will provide Nepali traditional musical instruments for a remote village
    literacy center
  • $500.00
    will provide art materials for a remote village literacy center
  • $1000.00
    will provide 1/3 the cost to build a literacy center in a remote village
  • $1000.00
    will provide ¼ the cost for sanitation (5-toilets) to be built by local
    villagers for the remote village schools in Nepal
  • $1500.00
    will provide one scholarship to continue supporting remote village students to
    attend Kavya School in Kathmandu to learn English to improve their
    opportunities in the future (currently we are providing support for a boy and
    girl from the Mijar Village) The cost includes tuition, uniform, school
    supplies, meals, lodging, field trips, and transportation.
  • $2000.00
    will provide ½ the cost for sanitation in a remote village school 
  • $3000.00
    will build a literacy center in a remote village to provide books, art
    materials, and musical instruments to village children and their families to
    celebrate their culture and improve the educational level of all villagers
    (most villages have between 250 to 400 people)
  • $4000.00
    will build toilets (5) for a remote village school, labor provided by villagers

THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR YOUR HELP IN PROVIDING FUNDS TO SUPPORT NICKELS FOR NEPAL

AND OUR EFFORTS FOR THE REMOTE MIJAR VILLAGE SCHOOL

2016 after many earthquakes and landslides the toilets for the children in the remote MIjar village have been built. 

The labor was provided by 80 of the local villagers. Building materials were provided with funds raised through Nickels for Nepal.

The building design was created by Christopher Smith a volunteer for Nickels for Nepal from Chattanooga, TN

Nickels for Nepal donation to Mijar Village School for sanitation project is $3000

Nawaraj and volunteers deliver school supplies and uniforms to Mijar Village School Principal

Below: Renovated remote village school.

This renovation was supported by the Chattanooga Nepali Association and Nickels for Nepal