Puja Nepal studies in class 4 in Shanti Sikhshya Mandir, Thahiti. As per her teacher and gift applicant Ms. Nima Rajbhandari, Puja lives with her parents and two brothers and sisters. Her father the only bread winner works as a laborer. As his work is seasonal and doesn’t earn much, her parents aren’t able to fulfill even the family’s basic needs. Puja is a diligent and hardworking student. Her parents’ low income have caused educational problems to her. Puja is not able to attend school during the winter as she doesn’t own any sweater. Puja wishes to come to school every day like her friends do and wants to fit in.
(Status- Neelam Joshi, pledged Rs. 500 on 24th January, 2013)
Kumar Thapa is a fourth grader at Shanti Shikshya Mandir (Thahiti). His teacher and gift applicant Ms. Nima Rajbhandari. Kumar says he is a brilliant student. Kumar comes from a poor economic background. His father works as street vendor who doesn’t have a stable income and hence, his family’s basic needs aren't met. Kumar, though a bright and brilliant student, does not go to school regularly in winter because he does not have a sweater. His teacher feels that he would come to school on a regular basis and keep up his good work if he had a sweater.
(Elina Maharjan pledged Rs 500 on 21 January 2013)
Laxmi Shahi studies in Shanti Shikshya Mandir, Thaiti as a first grader. As per her teacher and gift applicant Ms. Nima Rajbhandari, Laxmi is counted among the hardworking students of her school. She lives with her parents and her father works as a carpet seller. Her father’s income is not enough to neither feed them nor fulfill the basic necessities of his family. Laxmi though works hard sometimes she can’t come to school. The main reason being she doesn’t own a sweater As the winter is getting colder her urges to help by helping buy her a sweater so that she can come to school regularly and fulfill her wish to study.
(Status - Dev Raj Aryal, pledged Rs 500 on 17th January, 2013)
Status- Pledged on December 2012
Krishna Mahato a 3 years-old boy from a poor family is in between life & death. The family of four members where Krishna and his father both have a hole in the heart. His father works as a labor and earns a monthly wage of Rs. 3500, and his mother, when she finds the time, also works as a labor. Krishna's father, fortunately, was successfully operated 2 years back. Recently, Krishna has also developed problem of digestion, which requires an immediate operation that costs Rs 100,000.Status: Help directed