…is very low, even by Nepalese standards. For them it is often hardly possible to buy the simplest things, like underwear for themselves and their daughters or plastic sheets for the greenhouses. This is why it is so important for the scholarship holders that a scholarship does not only cover the school costs. Because how are you supposed to learn if there is no dinner? When the scholarship packages are distributed to the girls, they often include food and other essential items.
At this point we would like to thank especially the province of Vorarlberg for supporting the project in Ghunsa and FairStyria for supporting the model farm in Chyangsar. Carola Gosch from Roots for Life, Sabine Klotz from Chay Ya Austria and Santosh Silwal from Chay Ya Nepal are a good team!