Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

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  • Enabling Children with Special Needs at CHEERS

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    The little boy who is suffering from both blindness and autism seemed upset and was crying in the arms of the caretaker. He had just been admitted to the Enabling Centre of  Children’s Hospital for Eye, ENT and Rehabilitation Services(CHEERS) in Bhaktapur, Nepal, that day for rehabilitation services which would […]

  • Ani Choying Drolma: Breaking stereotypes

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    Gifted with a soulful voice, Ani Choying Drolma widely known as the Singing Nun travels the world, performing live shows of modern spiritual songs. These are mainly Buddhist chants, prayers and inspirational songs about compassion, hope and sharing in Nepali and Tibetan languages. It helps her raise funds for her […]

  • Globalisation: a matter of grey

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        A girl sits across from me on a train destined for Falmouth in Cornwall on the English South West Coast Path, with an assortment of luggage surrounding her feet. She is travelling from somewhere far away. She watches a movie with what seems to have Korean and French […]

  • Addressing inequality in education of rural girls

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    India is no doubt a country of contrasts, the starkest one being in educational attainment. According to the 2009 Right to Education Act, elementary education is free and compulsory for all children from the ages of 6 to 14. All direct costs such as schools fees or indirect costs like […]