juanga school

The Vivekananda Primary School and High School Juanga, Odisha, India In 1999, the largest cyclone to hit India in over 100 years ripped through the coastal region of Odisha for three days. This cyclone was in the same region where CITTA had been running the hospital since 1996, and it destroyed the few small government schools that existed. Odisha, one of the poorest states in India where only 10% of the local… Read More

Jaisalmer, India

Rajkumari Ratnavati Girls School and Women’s Center Women’s rights have been an ongoing struggle in India. In the past decade, much progress has been made and there have even been female; presidents, high political office holders, CEOs, and other accomplished positions. However, there is a still a pervasive gender inequality, exacerbated by a bad culture of sexual assault and discriminatory measures against women. Some of the most damaging signs is in the… Read More

limi valley school

Humla District, Karnali Zone, Nepal Limi Valley is situated in the Northwestern region of Humla District. It is in the Karnali Zone of Nepal, nestled in a trans-Himalayan valley bordering the Tibetan Autonomous Region and consists of three ethnic Tibetan villages, Til, Waltse and Zang. The nearly 2,000 inhabitants of the valley are a tribe of Tibetan origin. Due to its remoteness, there is very little Nepal government presence in the valley… Read More