Nickels for Nepal is a non-profit organization established in
2009 by teachers from Chattanooga, Tennessee to raise funds to
obtain school supplies, uniforms, provide student scholarships,
curriculum materials, and facility support for remote village
schools in Nepal.
U.S. teachers were made aware of the need during an educational
cultural exchange by Mr. Nawaraj Baskota, an educator from
Nickels for Nepal is registered as a non-profit Federal 501c3
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Mr. Nawaraj Baskota, Volunteer Coordinator for Nickels for Nepal announced that” It is the most pleasant moment to share." Bishnu Baskota Foundation in collaboration with Nickels for Nepal and Kavya school has successfully completed the clean drinking water for students and sanitation project in the remote village school in Khotang. I would like to thank Nickels for Nepal , Christine Hockert , Kavya school and all the supporters for the wonderful contribution for the completion of the project.
I also would like to Thank everyone for your wonderful support. Specially Mr. Dambar Rai , Narayan Rai, Ganesh Rai , Bishwa Rai
Uttam Rai, Siva Rai, Miss Mina Rai and all the teachers and the students of Shree Biddyodaya Aadharbhut school Chhitataal, chiuridada, khotang “ Funds were also provided to Nickels for Nepal by TVFC Houma, LA Margaret Thibodeaux to provide school children with clean water.
Volunteer Jonathan LaPlace of CT recently returned from Nepal to deliver school supplies, uniforms, and check status on Clean Water Project.
He traveled with our Nepal Volunteer Coordinator, Nawaraj Baskota and his family. Jonathan delivering uniforms and school supplies to representative of remote Mijar Village school.
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Educate Girls and Uplift the Village is a new initiative announced by Nickels for Nepal beginning in 2021. The goal is to increase girls education in remote villages to 90% in the next few years.
We continue to obtain funds to help provide clean drinking water and sanitation (toilets) for remote village schools in Nepal.
We are also planning to renovate school buildings to include a literacy and arts center. The centers will provide books, art materials, and musical instruments for children and parents in remote villages of Nepal.
Sunil, Vice President of non-profit, Bishnu Baskota Foundation & Nepali & U.S Volunteers helping in remote villages of Nepal. Chris Hockert Board Chair Nickels for Nepal & Sunil
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Nawaraj Baskota visits Chattanooga, TN& Nickels for Nepal Board Members & Gamma Chapter Members who support our Philanthropic Project
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New school uniforms and school supplies to be delivered to Mijar Village